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Training Materials|Securing finance for walking and cycling

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This training set explores the need for funding and finance of cycling and walking and the funding and finance options available to cities at various levels of government, from local to national to international.
  • Developed by: ITDP (Institute for Transportation and Development Policy)
  • Level of Expertise: Practitioner
  • Language: English
  • Keywords: Finance, Walking, Cycling
  • Time (minimum): 1h30'

Description

This training set explores the need for funding and finance of cycling and walking and the funding and finance options available to cities at various levels of government, from local to national to international. Walking and cycling are critical modes of transport, providing several benefits to society. However, effectively improving these modes' conditions requires money to fund the infrastructure, services, and maintenance needed for their support. The training set uses several case studies to illustrate how these funding and finance sources have been used to implement active transport more effectively as part of SUMPs.

Training Objectives

  • Understand the need to leverage different funding and finance sources for active transport
  • Identify common and innovative funding sources for active transport
  • Understand the importance of funding and finance for active transport as part of mobility planning

Indicative agenda

  1. Introduction to funding and finance
  2. Why funding and finance are important for active modes and how do they relate to SUMP?
  3. Funding and finance tools and sources for walking and cycling
  4. Case Studies of Douala Cameroon and Chennai India
  5. Example of using diagnosis in planning and decision making

If you are interested in accessing this training material, please get in contact with the MobiliseYourCity Secretariat: contact@mobiliseyourcity.net

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