In 2011, TIME Magazine named collaborative consumption (or the sharing economy as it is often called) as one of the top 10 ideas that will change the world. Four years on, this prediction seems to be holding true. The number of companies operating in the sharing economy is rising rapidly in the transport sector alone.
This report explores this question on the basis of detailed mobility data including origin, destination and timing of all trips for a mid-sized European city. ITF developed a model to test various alternative transport system configurations that would provide the same level of mobility (locations and timing) as today.
"Green growth" and transport combines several different concepts that are central to sustainable mobility, including sustainable economic activity, reduced environmental impact and sustained growth in high quality jobs.
Ce document de travail passe en revue les études empiriques récentes concernant la quantification et l‟évaluation des impacts sur la santé humaine de la pollution de l‟air, des produits chimiques dangereux, de l‟insalubrité de l‟eau et du défaut d'assainissement.
This event will bring together Ministers from over 50 countries and key players from business, research and civil society to focus on the essential role of transport within society and how it can continue to contribute to economic growth and community prosperity, Leipzig, Germany.
Le trafic maritime qui dessert les ports, la manutention des marchandises dans les installations portuaires et les activités de distribution dans l’arrière-pays peuvent avoir des impacts négatifs sur l’environnement.
Cette étude de cas a été préparée par Dong-Oh Cho (Institut d’affaires maritimes internationales, Université maritime de Corée) dans le cadre du projet sur « les impacts environnementaux de la navigation internationale : le rôle des ports ».
As part of the project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of metro Vancouver and the Canadian authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.
As part of the OECD project “Environmental Impacts of International Shipping: the role of ports”, this case study focuses on the way the port of Rotterdam and the Dutch authorities address the environmental impacts of the port and its interactions with the hinterlands.
This case study describes the environmental practices that are were being carried out in late 2009 at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), sometimes referred to collectively as the San Pedro Bay ports.