Territorial and City Development in the Mediterranean - Newsletter #4 (EN/FR/AR)
How Can Transit Data Make Mobility Easier?
Oct 15, 2018 / Blog entry
Credits: Transport for Cairo
Urban life is becoming ever more complex with high densities, growing population and ever-expanding urban sprawl. These factors represent a higher demand for mobility, where conventional ways of transport do not guarantee a sustainable future and may not necessarily cope with growing mobility demand. For so many...
Territorial and City Development in the Mediterranean - Newsletter #3 (EN/FR/AR)
Territorial and City Development in the Mediterranean - Newsletter #2 (EN/FR/AR)
Du « hitiste » au cycliste. Vers une Vélorution en Tunisie
Jan 15, 2018 / Blog entry
From “Hitists” to Cyclists. Towards a “Bicycle Revolution” in Tunisia.
If you walk through Tunis you may make this astonishing observation for a capital city: at a first glance, bicycles are almost absent from the streets even though the Tunisian capital is faced with a crippled urban model consisting of a city saturated by congestion, the...
Cairo's Forgotten Arterial Roads: The Case of Salah Salem Street
Jan 15, 2018 / Blog entry
Once built and then later widened for private cars, the major arterial roads of Greater Cairo continue to suffer massive congestion due to bus infrastructure design issues and the huge increase in private car usage for personal daily trips. However, many of Cairo's buses continue to operate on these arterial roads despite the density of traffic....
Territorial and City Development in the Mediterranean Newsletter - Issue 1
Med Expertise: Using Public Transport To Improve Social Cohesion
Med Expertise: The Importance of Mobility in Connecting the Spacial and Socio-economic Dimensions
Formation LUTP Session Francophone
Jun 28, 2017 / Highlight
LES INSCRIPTIONS SONT OUVERTES!
Programme de Renforcement de Capacité des Décideurs de la Planification des Transports Urbains
Objectifs du programme
La prochaine session de formation francophone du programme de « Renforcement de capacité des décideurs de la planification des transports urbains » se tiendra à Marseille du 22 au 28 octobre...
[Report] Public Transport Fare Policies: A Challenge for Mediterranean Cities
[Webinar Report] Urban Policies for Better Mediterranean Cities: the accessibility we need.
Sustainable Urban Transport - Middle East and North Africa - Issue #3
[Report] Webinar: How to Implement a Mass Transit Project?
Sustainable Urban Transport - Middle East and North Africa - Issue #4
Cycling in Egypt Compared to The French Experience
Mar 28, 2017 / Blog entry
During the last 9 years, Egypt has increased its number of people using bicycles as a mean of transport for daily trips; bike’s users are less than 5 % of the population whereas 95 % still depends on private cars and public transport.
In other countries, as in Netherlands, more than 30 % of people use bicycles for daily trips, so why do this not...
Conception et aménagement des espaces publics dans les médinas
Aménagement des carrefours en milieu urbain
Amélioration des performances du transport public
Le cadre législatif et réglementaire de la gouvernance participative locale
Public Transportation Pricing in Mediterranean Cities
Mar 15, 2017 / Blog entry
Case of the City of Tunis: Evolution or Revolution?
Hurry, it’s urgent!!
Public passenger transportation in Greater Tunis is currently provided by two public operators – TRANSTU and the Société nationale des chemins de fer tunisiens (Tunisian National Railway Company SNCFT), Four private operators, and taxis (individual and collective). ...
Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion
Nov 29, 2016 / Program
Countries of Southern and Northern Mediterranean.
The Center for Mediterranean Integration in partnership with AFD, Agence des Villes et Territoires Méditerranéens Durables (Avitem), CDC, Cities Alliance, CODATU, GIZ, EIB, MedCities, World Bank, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), UCLG-MEWA.
[Webinar] Urban Policies for Better Mediterranean Cities
Oct 26, 2016 / Highlight
The Accessibility we Need: Challenges for the Habitat III New Urban Agenda
The urbanization process is strongly linked to social and economic development and cities can mitigate its negative externalities through a coordinated approach and clear policy directions.
In most developing countries, urbanization is leading to enormous...
Sustainable Urban Transport - Middle East and North Africa - Issue #2
Florida Bikes and Cycle Egypt: An Exemplary Synergy between a Start-up and a Cultural Initiative
Oct 03, 2016 / Blog entry
Cycling still has to fight so many battles to be accepted as a sustainable urban mode of transport in Egypt. Being not socially accepted, cycling is perceived as not suitable for respectful people.
On the one hand, the Egyptian society is very conservative and, historically, cycling always had a bad reputation: those who cannot afford buying a...
Promoting Public Private Partnership "PPP" to Include Transportation Start-ups in Greater Cairo
Oct 03, 2016 / Blog entry
Transportation has direct impact on the economy, the environment and people’s mobility. On one hand, the air quality is getting worse and there is pollution due to vehicle emissions resulted from the increasing fuel consumption. On the other hand, the large number of people working in places far away from their residence directly affect traffic...
Sustainable Urban Transport - Middle East and North Africa - Issue #1
Jun 22, 2016 / Library
First Webinar organized by the Community of Practice for Sustainable Urban Transport : How to implement a mass transport project?
Monday, July 18, 2016
Rabat 10:00 / 11:00 Algiers, Tunis / Paris 12:00 / 13h00 Beirut
The implementation of mass transit projects includes difficult challenges for many southern cities in the Mediterranean. With...
Community of Practice on Sustainable Urban Transport
Jun 22, 2016 / Program
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza, and also Libya, Syria and other MENA countries
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
CODATU (Cooperation for Urban Mobility in the Developing World)
CEREMA (Center for Studies and Expertise on Risks,...
Urban Transport in the Mediterranean Region Guidance and Recommendations