Academy of Sustainable Urban Mobility 2019 – Latin America edition Call for Applications is open
This course is aimed at decision-makers who wish to gain an advanced understanding of Sustainable and Innovative Urban Mobility Solutions. You are eligible to apply only if you are a representative of a local, regional or national government, transport operator or transport authority. Learn about innovative public transport solutions from around the globe. Exchange your experience with like-minded. Date: October 2019 Venue: La Paz, Bolivia / São Paolo, Brazil
Orient decision-makers to develop an alternative paradigm for urban mobility in their city - that seeks to improve accessibility by introducing more efficient, inclusive, safe and innovative public transport integrated with active mobility modes;
Facilitate exchange among decision-makers on best practices around sustainable urban mobility and land use integration;
Foster discussions among urban practitioners, experts and system providers on innovative mobility solutions;
Learn how to successfully embed innovative mobility solutions in mobility planning, policies & regulation;
Be introduced to sustainable funding mechanisms, including the applicability of public-private partnerships;
Build a knowledge base and partnership platform for continuous exchange on sustainable urban mobility.
The academy provides a combination of classroom and web-based training linked with targeted study tours to La Paz, Bolivia and São Paolo, Brazil. Successful applicants will be given a pre-training preparation before the weeklong workshop which includes study visits. On return, participants are expected to put their learning into practice – and will be further benefitting from established partnerships, capacity building and technical advice by the organizing partners. Continuous learning and sharing will be facilitated in the long-term through the AoSUM alumni network.