Comparative Study on Urban Logistics and Last Mile Delivery Processes in Germany and China

In recent years, the e-commerce and online retail sector in Germany and China experienced an unparalleled rise in parcel volumes. The COVID-19 pandemic and thus the increased shift to online activities encouraged this development. Simultaneously, climate protection and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions have become a high priority. Negative effects of last mile deliveries […]

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning [CN Version] 2/2

To promote smart and integrated urban mobility planning, the European Commission, in 2013, published the “Guidelines on Developing and Implementing A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan”. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, also known as SUMP, aim at satisfying the mobility needs of people and businesses while improving the quality of life. The SUMP concept has been successfully applied […]

Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning [CN Version] 1/2

To promote smart and integrated urban mobility planning, the European Commission, in 2013, published the “Guidelines on Developing and Implementing A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan”. Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, also known as SUMP, aim at satisfying the mobility needs of people and businesses while improving the quality of life. The SUMP concept has been successfully applied […]

Radverkehrssysteme in China

This document is part of ten keystone papers looking at current emerging topics in the building and city sector, focusing on energy efficiency and resilience. The keystone papers were developed within the framework of the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership as a basis for its working topics.

Cycling Systems in China (CN)

This document is part of ten keystone papers looking at current emerging topics in the building and city sector, focusing on energy efficiency and resilience. The keystone papers were developed within the framework of the Sino-German Urbanisation Partnership as a basis for its working topics.

LIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES FOR A GREEN TRANSPORT TRANSITION: REGULATORY APPROACHES, MANAGERIAL CHALLENGES AND MARKET POTENTIALS IN GERMANY AND CHINA

This new report gives a comprehensive overview of vehicle types, regulations and market potentials of electric micro vehicles in both countries. It highlights that in order to incorporate electric micro mobility in urban transition ventures, legal frameworks and traffic regulations in both China and Germany must better reflect and adjust to the usage of all […]

BARRIER-FREE TRANSPORT: OVERVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND GERMANY

Barrier-free transport is a key element of sustainable, climate-friendly and inclusive cities. This report gives an overview of the main policies, standards and best practices regarding barrier-free transport in Germany and the EU. It’s part of the work on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) and the bilateral cooperation between Germany and China on sustainable transport, […]

CRTEM / HBEFA China Road Transport Emission Model

The rapid economic development in China has led to a substantial increase in motorised transport. Decision-makers are faced with the question which policies may most efficiently and effectively lower greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollutant emissions. The “China Road Transport Emission Model” (CRTEM) presented in this paper – also known as “HBEFA China” – is […]

Delivering Sustainability: Urban Freight in Developing Cities (ed. 2)

This sourcebook module aims to assist policy makers in developing Asian countries, particularly those involved at the urban level, move towards making the urban freight sector more sustainable. The sourcebook module lays out a set of core actions that aim to serve as a basis of action for policymakers. Additionally, the module provides an overview […]

The Uptake of New Mobility Services: Learning from Asia

New Mobility Services (NMS) – novel mobility services that are enabled by disruptive technology and innovative business models that facilitate effective sharing of mobility resources – such as ride-hailing or dock-less bike sharing systems, have been emerging with the promise of contributing to more sustainable and climate-friendly mobility – in Asia and beyond. But what […]