Low Carbon and Climate-Smart Cities: Low Carbon Urban Transport
Sep 29, 2021
The Knowledge Sharing Series on Low Carbon and Climate-Smart Cities showcases cutting-edge solutions and good practices for achieving low carbon emission targets from leading cities, the private sector, and practitioners across the world. This series is designed to provide city practitioners and industries with an understanding of and insights into emerging and existing solutions and approaches for working toward a low carbon city agenda.
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Series #3: Low Carbon Urban Transport
This will be the third installment in the World Bank Knowledge Sharing Series on Low Carbon and Climate-Smart Cities and is organized by the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) in collaboration with the World Bank Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience & Land GP (GPURL), the Environment, Natural Resources & Blue Economy GP (ENB) and the Transport GP.
This online event ims to achieve the following objectives:
Share experiences of climate-smart and sustainable urban transport initiatives from cities in Indonesia and China of EAP region focusing on policy measures and institutional frameworks and railway development through low carbon smart city strategies by private rail company, Tokyu Corporation from Japan. The sessions will highlight the challenges, success factors, and financial measures adopted in rolling out the various initiatives.
Convene city officials, industry practitioners, private sector, and transport experts from Japan and other countries to explore urban policy measures and good practices to promote low carbon urban transport systems based on the experiences and lessons learned.
Urban experts, practitioners, local government officials, or anyone who is interested in learning about the key agenda items, solutions, and technologies to achieve low carbon urban transport are welcome to attend.
The event was livestreamed via Zoom. Simultaneous interpretation (ENG/JPN) was available.