Study on Traffic Flow Optimisation in Smart Cities

Smart cities seek to transform urban spaces to be technologically advanced, more efficient, sustainable and socially integrated. Countries around the world, spearheaded by China, which has adopted smart city development as a national strategy and a focus of its future economic and urban development strategy, are driving the global smart city market. By using smart […]

Study on Traffic Flow Optimisation in Smart Cities [CN]

Smart cities seek to transform urban spaces to be technologically advanced, more efficient, sustainable and socially integrated. Countries around the world, spearheaded by China, which has adopted smart city development as a national strategy and a focus of its future economic and urban development strategy, are driving the global smart city market. By using smart […]

中国交通运输行业气候目标及行动建议 [中文版]

本研究从运输规模、运输装备及基础设施规模发展等方面系统分析了中国交通运输发展现状,并基于能源消费情况评估了交通运输碳排放现状。同时,本研究就中国交通运输行业的主要气候目标和政策措施进行了梳理,并识别出中国交通运输领域碳减排面临的主要问题与挑战。 此外,德国和欧盟在交通运输行业温室气体减排方面设置了雄心勃勃的目标,且已有诸多尝试探索和成功经验。本研究总结了他们的主要减排目标和关键举措,并就交通气候目标制定、减排策略及路径、减排措施建议等方面对中德在气候政策、能源战略、可持续交通、民航技术、城市交通、地方交通运输等领域的专家进行了深度访谈,结合中国交通运输当前形势和发展实际,进一步提出中国交通运输行业在优化运输结构,引导绿色出行,提高能源效率和进一步推广新能源使用等方面可采取的措施和行动建议。为推动中国交通运输行业制定节能减排低碳政策,尽早实现碳达峰提供决策依据和参考。

Climate Goals and Recommendations for Action in China’s Transport Sector [EN]

This research systematically analyzes the status quo of China’s transport development in terms of transport volume, equipment and infrastructure development, and then assesses the status quo of transport-related carbon emissions based on energy consumption. This research further summarizes major climate targets, as well as policies and measures in China’s transport sector, and identifies major challenges […]

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

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 […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [DE]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [EN]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

High-Speed Railway Development for a Sustainable Transport Transition [CN]

The reduction of domestic and short-distance flights depicts an important tool to decarbonise the transport sector. Considering the rapid expansion of the high-speed rail (HSR) network in China, studies point at a significant diversification of people´s mobility choices, strengthening of intercity relations and overall benefits for the socio-economic development due to HSR development. The present […]

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 […]