This study assesses the policy transition, engagement with the sector and routes towards low carbon mobility.
This research project looks at the following themes and research questions:
- Policy transition: What are the current attitudes towards and policy positions with respect to informal transport sector/s?
- Engaging with the sector: What is the organisational make-up of the sector/s and with which actors can we best engage?
- Routes towards low carbon mobility: What are the most promising strategic ‘routes’ and actions for low carbon mobility?
Transitioning the policy debate, stakeholder relations and informal transport services for a low carbon future. Research on the role of informal transport in the global south and how this can be transformed to a cleaner, more affordable, and efficient solution for HVT across West Africa.
City authorities with different levels of institutional capacity, and organisations that work closely with city authorities on sustainable mobility planning. Their methodology is shown below:
The TRANSITIONS Routemap Tool will be used to help shape a policy and action plans for low carbon, good quality and safe transit involving the informal sector/s.
Vectos are trying to understand the implications of restrictions for informal transport sector/s, in relation to usage and financial sustainability. They are also monitoring the actions of city authorities in relation to informal transport sectors.