Policy & Strategy

Policy brief: Planning for sustainable urban freight movement, for WWF-SA Low Carbon Frameworks (2017)

Urban logistics are extraordinarily complex and diverse, as cities are served by hundreds of different supply chains. The freight industry not only delivers the produce, commodities and other goods necessary to sustain the urban economy but also generates significant direct Continue reading →

Policy brief: Planning for financially sustainable public transport, for WWF-SA Low Carbon Frameworks (2017)

Although this publication focuses on South Africa, the challenges and possible solutions to funding public transport have value for every city grappling with similar urban forms, financial constraints and transport inequity. Almost every African city is planning some form of Continue reading →

Co-Author: “The equity impacts of bus rapid transit: a review of the evidence, and implications for sustainable transport” (2017)

This paper, “The equity impacts of BRT: a review of the evidence” (Venter, C., Jennings, G., Hidalgo, D. & Pineda, A. F. V), published in International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, offers an analysis of empirical evidence on the equity impacts of Continue reading →

Co-Author: “The case for investing in paratransit: strategies for regulation and reform” (VREF, 2017)

“The case for investing in paratransit: strategies for regulation and reform” summarizes, updates and presents the main messages in the book publication Paratransit in African Cities: operations, regulation and reform, edited by Roger Behrens, Dorothy McCormick and David Mfinanga (Routledge, 2016). Continue reading →

Research & writing: UNEP’s “Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling” (UNEP)

This new report, Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling – policies and realities from around the world, was published in 2016 by Share the Road, led by UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report highlights the importance of investment in walking and Continue reading →

Developing a Flexible Working Programme: Transport for Cape Town and City of Cape Town (2015)

The Flexible Working Programme (FWP) Strategy (first draft, 2015) is one response to Transport for Cape Town’s Travel Demand Management (TDM) Strategy, and proposes measures that not only attend to critical sustainable transportation matters, but also have the added benefit Continue reading →

Research & reporting: “Policies for Sustainable Accessibility & Mobility in Urban Areas of Africa”

Prepared and published by the Sub-Saharan African Transport Policy Programme (SSATP) in 2015, this Working Paper is addressed to policy- and decision-makers, andproposes a set of policies which aim to improve accessibility and mobility in urban areas of Africa. Large and Continue reading →