Participants at the 2nd Forum of the ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform

ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform Consults on Regional Roadmap Development

Bangkok, Thailand, 28 March 2017 – The ASEAN region took a step towards more fuel efficient transport during a productive 2nd Forum of the ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform, held in Bangkok. The Fuel Economy Platform is a consultative entity established under ASEAN’s Kuala Lumpur Transport Strategic Plan 2016—2025 (KLTSP). It aims at supporting the drafting […]

Participants at the 3rd Regional Workshop on Sustainable Transport Indicators

ASEAN Region Continues Progress towards Harmonised Sustainable Transport Indicators

Bangkok, Thailand, 29 March 2017 – With a growing vehicle fleet that is already Asia’s second largest, the ASEAN region faces a host of related pressures including climate change, air pollution, and traffic congestion. Recognising that effective policy interventions depend on credible data and analysis, experts and representatives from all 10 ASEAN member states and […]

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Green Freight Can Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Freight transport is a key enabler of trade and development, but is also a major emitter responsible for 40-50% of global transport-related CO2 emissions according the International Transport Forum’s recent annual outlook. As freight transport volumes are forecasted to grow much faster than passenger transport in coming decades, particularly in Asia, mitigation efforts in this […]

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DOTr and TCC launch Philippine Stocktaking Report on Sustainable Transport and Climate Change

The “Tracking Sustainable Transport in the Philippines: Data and Policy Review for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change 2016” was launched by the Department of Transportation, Philippines (DOTr) and the Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Mitigation in the Land Transport Sector in the ASEAN Region (or the Transport and Climate Change, TCC) project alongside Clean Air […]

The participants of the first "Hands-on Training for Sustainable Transport Indicators" in Malaysia (Source: GIZ).

Hands–on Training for Sustainable Transport Indicators in Malaysia

Under the 11th Malaysian Plan, Malaysia’s Economic Planning Unit (EPU), with support from UNDP, initiated a preliminary study on Demand Side Management, covering the whole spectrum of the energy sector including transportation. As part of this study, UNDP along with TCC, jointly organised a two-day training on 24-25 January 2017 for a better understanding of […]

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New Report Online: Cycling as a Mobility Option for ASEAN Megacities

In Bangkok and Manila, cycling receives considerable attention from media and policymakers, and is popular as a healthy and fun recreational activity. Yet as a mobility option it still plays a minor, even if increasing, role. At university campuses, cycling is common, but few of the 100,000s of recreational cyclists are using their bikes for […]

The participants of nine ASEAN member states of the first EGSLT meeting (Source: GIZ).

ASEAN Expert Group on Sustainable Land Transport (EGSLT) Launched

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10 November 2016 – The 1st meeting of the Expert Group on Sustainable Land Transport (EGSLT) was hosted by Malaysia with the support of GIZ’s TCC project. This meeting was part of a series of other events in Malaysia, namely the presentation of the Malaysia Stocktaking Report on Sustainable Transport and Climate […]

Impressions from the second fuel economy workshop in Bangkok, Thailand (Source: GIZ).

TCC and OTP Carry Forward Momentum on Fuel Efficiency in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand, 15 November 2016 – To follow the success of the kick-off workshop with the title “Moving forward fuel efficiency policy in Thailand”, the GIZ-Transport and Climate Change (TCC) project collaborated with the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) to organise the 2nd Fuel Efficiency Policy Stakeholders’ Workshop “Collaboration on the […]

The attendees of the second regional workshop on sustainable transport indicators (Source: GIZ).

TCC Organises Second Regional Workshop on Sustainable Transport Indicators

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 8 November 2016 – Forty participants from government agencies from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as the ASEAN Secretariat, the private sector, non-governmental organisations, research institutions, and development agencies increased their knowledge on how to measure and monitor the performance of the transport sector in […]