URBAN PLANNING AND MOBILITY

 Both urban planning and mobility practices in municipalities are critical for energy efficient, low carbon futures. Sensible spatial planning is a precondition for sustainable transport, while placing appropriate conditions on building developments can support energy efficiency greatly.

Urban Planning and Mobility

Both urban planning and mobility practices in municipalities are critical for energy efficient, low carbon futures. Sensible spatial planning is a precondition for sustainable transport, while placing appropriate conditions on building developments can support energy efficiency greatly.

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State of Energy in South African Cities 2015

This report examines the sustainable energy development path of 18 key cities in South Africa. For the first time, data from over a decade provides the opportunity to track changes and identify possible trends emerging in the sustainable development of cites, particularly the metros (SEA, 2015).

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Energy and Urbanisation in South Africa

This resource document on sustainable energy in South Africa provides a context for energy and urbanization situation in South Africa, and explores the status of planning and implementation of sustainable energy options in urban areas. The aim is to inform the way forward for sustainable energy transitions at local government level. (SEA, 2014)

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The Minibus Taxi Industry in South Africa: A Servant for the Urban Poor?

This paper critically engages the role that the minibus taxi industry plays in the South African economy. In so doing, it also considers a rethinking of the formalisation process, which has, to a large extent, been seen as a top-down process, not considering the industry in its totality. (Fobosi, S. from Consultancy Africa Intelligence, 2013)

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