• Case study

    On February 15, 2004, the TransJakarta busway began revenue operations along a 12.9 km corridor through the city centre. The line cost USD$2M/km and was implemented in an unprecedented 9 months, following a visit by Jakarta’s Governor to the BRT system in Bogotá, South America in May 2003. TransJakarta provides services for 39 million people using 265 diesel and CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) buses – it reduces an estimated 120,000 tons CO2 annually and has improved safety and efficiency.

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    C40 is pleased to highlight the recent publication of Ecomobilidade para o Brasil by Sustainable Urban Transport Project of Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

    GIZ worked with 11 authors from Brazil – including C40’s own Adalberto Maluf, C40-CCI City Director in Sao Paulo -- and elsewhere to produce a book-length document supported by Luiz Carlos Bueno de Lima, National Secretary of Transport and Urban Mobility for the Brazilian Ministry of Cities. The goal of the publication is to provide specific tools for eco-mobility for Brazilian cities, with discussions and examples from Brazil, as well as case studies from cities in the developing and developed world from which lessons can be drawn.

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  • Case study

    Resource Efficiency Groups (REGs) have been in operation at each region/business unit of ABP since the start of 2005. The purpose of the REGs and the projects they develop is to achieve measurable reductions in resource usage. The strategy has proved highly successful and has achieved year-on-year reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Case study

    Göteborg, Sweden, adopted a system that cuts emissions by 94-97% for ships at berth. It has done this by using renewable energy from wind turbines to power ships at berth. Currently most ships get their electricity supply through onboard power generation by auxiliary diesel engines – a highly polluting and energy consuming method. In 2004, the scheme won the European Commission’s 'Clean Marine Award’ for outstanding environmental achievement. While Göteborg does this on a small scale it has great potential to be expanded.

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