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TUMI Update October 2022

Highlight of the Month
TUMI E-Bus Mission Knowledge Hub!

The TUMI E-Bus Mission has launched its online Knowledge Hub, featuring a wide variety of resources. From publications to webinars, tools and videos, the TUMI E-Bus Mission website allows a variety of stakeholders from transport agencies, bus companies to NGOs to search through e-bus related resources in an easy and dynamic way. Resources were shared by the TUMI E-bus Mission coalition and partners from around the Globe in different languages and formats.

Start browsing now: to our knowledge hub
You miss a key resource? Please share it with us: to the website

TUMI Events

Join TUMI at the Week for Sustainable Mobility and Climate

Tuesday, 04 Oct – Friday, 07 Oct | Location: Dakar, Senegal

The Week for Sustainable Mobility and Climate will be held in Dakar, Senegal from the 4-7th of October and will bring together the community of African mobility and climate actors before the COP 27 which will take place one month later in Egypt. Many workshops and plenary sessions will be held to foster dialogue between different actors on the challenges of sustainable mobility and to strengthen climate action at the local level in Africa. A major output of the week will be the ‘Dakar Declaration,’ a high- level contribution on sustainable urban mobility to the COP 27.
TUMI will take part in several events during the week – including hosting a full day City-to-City Dialog for the TUMI E-Bus Mission, taking part in the Mobilize Your City Community of Practice and participating in panel sessions alongside WRI and AFD on Electrification and Paratransit. Come say Hi if you’re there!

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SuM4All is Bringing Transport to COP27: Consortium Meeting

Wednesday, 5 Oct | Time: 9:00 am EST | Dakar, Senegal/Online

The Sustainable Mobility for All Partnership, with its 56 member organizations, cordially invites you to its 13th Consortium Meeting. Themed Bringing Transport to COP 27, this Meeting will take place virtually on October 5th, 2022 from 9:00- 11:00 am (EST) on Zoom. TUMI as co-lead of the e-mobility working group will present a glimpse of the joint work on a decision-making tool for e-mobility investments. Tune in for more and click here to register:

Register here!

Ongoing: the TUMI Campaign on Just Transition

Thanks for 220,000 Twitter impressions on #JustTransition!
TUMI’s 9-week-campaign on a Just Transition in the Transport Sector has been running for almost 3 weeks now. Featuring own and TUMI partner’s resources, together, we advocate for:

  • just access to mobility for livable cities,
  • good and fair jobs in the transport sector,
  • climate-friendly and just mobility industries and businesses

Join our open debate on social media in the upcoming weeks up to COP 27!

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Check out our website!

TUMI Focus Area News

TUMI E-Mobility & E-Bus Mission

The city of Curitiba started to test electric buses as another step towards the implementation of 150 electric buses by 2024. Curitiba also cooperates with KfW, which currently assists in preparatory studies for the restructuring of Line Inter 2 and the BRT East-West corridor (which are priorities for electrification) with the objective to finance the projects.
You can find out more about the targets of the 20 deep dive cities under the E-Bus webpage.

To the webpage

LATAM and the Caribbean: Regional Training on Charging Infrastructure and E-Buses

Starting September 26th, the SOLUTIONSplus team and the GEF-7 Regional Platform in collaboration with TUMI will release the second section of the Regional Training Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean. In these two new modules of “Key aspects towards the advancement of e-mobility in the region”, focus will be made on charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, planning and operation of e-buses and business models for the transition towards e-mobility in the region.

Find more information and register

Women Mobilize Women
Gender Equity and the 15 Minute City

Women Mobilize Women in collaboration with Mobycon and C40 Cities hosted a webinar on Gender Equity and the 15 Minute City. Special guests Sílvia Casorrán, Deputy Chief Architect for Barcelona City Council and Alice Kauma, Senior Manager for Land Use Planning at C40 Cites, had an insightful discussion with WMW Ambassador Melissa Bruntlett.

Watch the webinar recording here

Mobilize Minds
Online-Course “Transforming Urban Mobility” starting its 6th round – Join now!

Monday, 3 Oct | Online

Join over 10,000 registered learners in this introductory course on the key elements of good and sustainable transport systems brought to you by planning experts at the UCL Bartlett School of Planning and TUMI.

Register here!

Mobilize Minds
Online-Course “Transforming Urban Mobility” starting its 6th round – Join now!

Monday, 3 Oct | Online

Join over 10,000 registered learners in this introductory course on the key elements of good and sustainable transport systems brought to you by planning experts at the UCL Bartlett School of Planning and TUMI.

Register here!

How data can help Cuenca’s transition to sustainable mobility

The City of Cuenca has set their sights on becoming the leader on sustainable mobility in Ecuador. Today we are presenting Cuenca as a TUMI Data prototype city.

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At the workshop on August 4th by CAF

TUMI Pilots

Lviv: European Mobility Week

Regardless the ongoing war in the Ukraine, the City of Lviv decided to organize activities for promoting sustainable urban mobility. There were in different sphere: Presentations of bicycle concepts, bike tours to renovated streets in Lviv, by bike to work – get to work by bike on this day…

  • Historical and urban excursions in the historical town for pedestrians.
  • A trolleybus tour, that the citizens won`t find on maps
  • A Workshop “With tactical urbanism approach will the space near St. Antoniy Church function better”

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Photo by: Roman Cayman

Cuenca: E-Mobility Plan loading…

Important activities are happening in the city of Cuenca with the city team in charge of developing the plan. A series of workshops were organized with the aim to define and prioritize measures which will be included in the e-mobility plan. Likewise, building capacities activities for buses and taxis operators were developed as an introductory step on TCO analysis.

Cuenca: Fast charging infrastructure

The city committed towards e-mobility adaptation has inaugurated its first two fast charging stations provided by the city electricity provider CentroSur S.A. These are the first stations in service as part of a plan to implement a network of fast charging in the city of Cuenca.

Partner News

ITDP | Publication
Making the Economic Case for Cycling (Report)

To make the economic case for cycling and demonstrate how investments in related infrastructure can unlock economic benefits, this report explores ways to achieve cost-saving outcomes and other opportunities by investing in well-designed cycle networks. Read more

ITDP | Publication
Access for All: Persons with Disabilities in Urban Areas (Report)

This report explores accessible transit-oriented development and sustainable urban mobility through the lens of people with disabilities and offers a set of recommendations to promote responsive actions to make cities more inclusive. Read more

WRI | Call for Participation
Inviting Applications: STAMP Delhi

STAMP Delhi and WRI India are looking for solutions to create more inclusive, safe, and accessible transport. We are on the lookout for MaaS solutions and last-mile aggregators and operators. Selected teams can receive up to US$100,000 to deploy pilot in Delhi. Read more

ITDP | Blog
Better Together: Rapid Transit and Cycling Networks

Integrated transport systems that make mobility more accessible, efficient, and equitable are crucial to improving quality-of-life everywhere. ITDP’s Rapid Transit Database launched in 2021 as a publicly available, interactive online tool that allows users to track rapid transit corridors around the world. Read more

Partner Events

ITDP | Event
Towards a Safe and Accessible City – Lessons from Bogotá (Register)

Wednesday, 5 Oct | Time: 3 PM EDT | Online

In this webinar, we will hear from experts from the City of Bogotá, Colombia, the winner of the 2022 Sustainable Transport Award, on lessons learned from the city’s process of implementing sustainable mobility solutions, as well as future plans for urban development to integrate issues related to care, accessibility and safety.

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ITDP | Event

Tuesday, 20 Sept | Time: 9 AM EDT | Online

Parking reform has taken off in recent years as a way for cities to reclaim public space for people, generate revenue, and reduce demand for driving. This webinar provides a deep dive into implementing and operating on-street parking pricing programs, framed by ITDP’s On Street Parking Pricing guide.

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WRI | Event
WRI Ross Center at Sustainable Mobility and Climate Week 2022

Wednesday, 5 Oct | Time: 3 PM EDT | Online

The Week for Sustainable Mobility and Climate will be in Dakar, Senegal, October 3-7. WRI Africa, in partnership with Agence Française de Développement, will convene several sessions to highlight Digital Transport for Africa (DT4A). The week will bring together a community of African mobility and climate actors to foster dialogue between stakeholders on the challenges of sustainable mobility. Together, participants will adopt the Dakar Declaration, a high-level contribution to COP27.

Read more

WRI | Event
Insight Conference 2022

Wednesday, 5 Oct | Time: 3 PM EDT | Online

WRI India and Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) organized an international conference, INSIGHT 2022, aimed at exploring accessible financing pathways to catalyze the electrification of public mobility in India.
The conference explored innovative solutions to finance India’s ambitious green transportation goals. Event organizers received the support and guidance of multiple Ministries – reflective of the true collaboration needed to fulfil our ambitious targets for green and inclusive economic development.

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WRI | Event
Global Clean Energy Action Forum: Accelerating ZEV Transitions: California-India Collaboration

Wednesday, 5 Oct | Time: 3 PM EDT | Online

This September in Pittsburgh, WRI participated in the first-ever Global Clean Energy Action Forum, a joint convening of the 13th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 7th Mission Innovation ministerial. Pawan Mulukutla, the Clean Mobility Program Director for WRI India, discussed India’s similarities and differences to California in stimulating commercial zero- emission vehicle adoption with Californian and Indian policy leaders.

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