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Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2008
was held in Bangkok, Thailand
12-14 November 2008

Join the CAI-Asia Partnership

Outputs and Activities

SUMA will deliver studies, a policy action plan, training, conferences, pilot projects, news digests, and a contact directory on sustainable urban transportation. Its special focus areas include social impacts of transportation, bus rapid transit, non-motorized transportation, electric bicycles, motorized 2-3 wheelers, transportation demand management and fiscal measures.

SUMA Deliverables and Activity: Indicative Dates

Output/ Activity

Start

End

Lead Partner

Develop and implement SUMA Knowledge Management Strategy

2007

May 2009

CAI-Asia

SUMA Web page development and maintenance

2007

May 2009

CAI-Asia

SUMA News Digest

Feb 2007

May 2009

CAI-Asia

SUT Contact Directory

2007

May 2009

CAI-Asia

2007 Compendium of AQM and SUT programs and projects

Sep 2007

Jan 2008

CAI-Asia

2008 Compendium of AQM and SUT programs and projects

Sep 2008

Jan 2009

CAI-Asia

SUMA events at BAQ 2008

Nov 2007

Nov 2008

CAI-Asia

Establishment of Training Experts and Institutions capable of providing training on SUT

Nov 2007

May 2009

GTZ-SUTP

Initial and general training course on SUT

Nov 2007

Nov 2007

GTZ-SUTP

Specialized training course on SUT

Mar 2008

Mar 2008

GTZ-SUTP

Supervised training on SUT (NMT, Mass Rapid Transit Options, TDM and Fiscal Measures)

Nov 2008

Nov 2008

GTZ-SUTP

Development of business plan including the review of the legal and operational structure appropriate for the BRT system in Ahmedabad

Aug 2007

Dec 2008

ITDP

Development of operational plan including the route structure, scheduling, and the estimated demand for BRT system in Ahmedabad

Aug 2007

Dec 2008

ITDP

Assessment of the role of two- and three-wheelers in Asian cities and review of existing regulatory guidelines for two- and three-wheelers

Jan 2008

May 2008

ITDP

Develop guidelines and recommend regulations for efficiently and safely integrating two- and three-wheelers in urban traffic

Jan 2008

May 2008

ITDP

Piloting the developed two- and three-wheeler road design guidelines in Ahmedabad

June 2008

Aug 2008

ITDP

Development of Regional Guidelines for Integrating Cycling in Urban Transportation

Jan 2007

First draft – Oct 2008

Draft Final – Mar 2009

I-CE

Piloting cycling inclusive planning in Nanded

Aug 2007

Aug 2009

I-CE

Piloting cycling inclusive planning in Pune

Aug 2007

Aug 2009

I-CE

Development of a training module and course on cycling: the development of the curriculum will be based on the NMT sourcebook by GTZ

Aug 2007

Feb 2008

I-CE

Research study on the relevance of cycling in Asia

Nov 2007

First draft – Oct 2008

Draft Final – Mar 2009

I-CE

Development of National Action Plan and Strategy on Environmentally Sustainable Transportation for the Philippines

Dec 2007

May 2009

UNCRD

Descriptive survey on urban transportation in Indian Cities (major and secondary cities included in the Jawarlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

Dec 2007

Mar 2008

EMBARQ-WRI

Adapting BRT Framing Tool to Indian Context and conducting BRT Framing workshop

2008

Nov 2008

EMBARQ-WRI

Report on the experience of EMBARQ-WRI in partnering with Indian Institutions and Organizations for SUT

Nov 2007

Nov 2008

WRI-EMBARQ-WRI

Environmental Impacts of Electric Bikes Study includes (1) identification of energy use and emissions (air, solid, water) of the electric bike lifecycle; (2) comparative analysis of life cycle environmental impacts of electric bikes with alternative modes; (3) influence of electric bikes on motorization pathways; and (4) battery technology development

Oct 2007

Feb 2008

Christopher Cherry and Jonathan Weinert

Development of social impact assessment guidelines for urban transportation projects and policies

Oct 2007

Oct 2008 – First draft

Marie Thynell

Development of methodology for the pilot implementation of the social impact assessment guidelines for urban transportation

Jan 2008

Oct 2008

Marie Thynell

Application of the social impact assessment guidelines on an urban transport project in the selected city

Aug 2008

May 2009

Marie Thynell

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