Presentation on theme: "Laurent Dauby Director World Bank Towards a lower carbon urban mobility World and Africa perspective."— Presentation transcript:
Laurent Dauby Director World Bank Towards a lower carbon urban mobility World and Africa perspective
Connecting the world of public transport Connecting the world of public transport
UITP is... The network of all mobility actors The catalyst for new business opportunities The global centre of knowledge and know-how The advocate for public transport and sustainable mobility The promoter of innovations and forward-looking solutions
UITP unites the entire supply chain of public transport players: 2,300 members from 90 countries: Operating companies Local, regional and national authorities Service and supply industry, consultants Research institutes and academics A diverse membership
We need a sustainable future! Do you agree? If yes: Ambitious and visionary strategies have to be put in place. Time to change
Public Transport provides safe, sustainable and cost-effective mobility. Citizens would be worse off without Public Transport! Our chance to change
Tomorrow, more and better Public Transport is indispensable! Our aim is doubling the market share of Public Transport worldwide by the year 2025 PTx2
A massive shift to Public Transport contributes to a sustainable future for people and business. Investing in efficient and sustainable transport will help solving many urban challenges. Public Transport means progress for societies and can provide citizens with an attractive mobility package. Set your ambitions
We empower the economy We help the planet breathe We bring everyone everywhere We alleviate congestion What are our strenghts?
Doubling the market share of public transport worldwide x 2 x 3
Benefits of PTx2 Decoupling growth of urban mobility (+50%) from growth of energy consumption and GHG emissions. OECD countries: in line with reduction targets (EU: -20%). Other countries: in line with mitigation efforts. 15% decrease in urban traffic fatalities. Almost no growth in developing economies. Urban mobility related physical exercise reaches 30 min. in line with WHO recommendations.
Urban transport development in Sub-Sahara Africa 35% informal PT 10% private vehicles 10% large buses 25% formalised PT
How to achieve PTx 2 in Africa? Regulatory framework and enforcement Capacity building for governments and operators Link transport policy and wider urban policies Professionalisation of operators Investments Infrastructure and adapted rolling stock Quick wins in line with long-term planning efforts Importance of showcase pilot project
The power to forge together a better mobility for our cities is in our hands! We need to strengthen the full supply chain Thank you