This in-depth report focuses on São Paulo, Brazil, providing a comprehensive analysis of the city’s characteristics, transportation systems, climate challenges, and air pollution targets. The report emphasizes the significance of sustainable urban mobility, showcasing the specificities of the local context and the implementation of measures outlined in São Paulo‘s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan. The introduction of the eBEAT tool offers a detailed assessment of the potential impact of accelerated e-bus procurement on emissions in São Paulo, with scenarios and projections extending up to 2050. This report highlights São Paulo‘s efforts in aligning with national climate goals and underscores the crucial role of electric buses in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, air pollutants, and energy consumption within the city.

This report is part of a series on different cities around the world. Take a look at the overview here.