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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Building a Sustainable Platform for Low-Cost Mobility in SA

This 2013 paper by the Department of Transport, Safiri and the University of Venda seeks to showcase and assess the work of the Department of Transport with regards to non-motorized transport, to determine gaps in the current approach in terms of type and intensity of intervention options as a baseline for crafting a more robust implementation framework. (Dept, of Transport, SAFIRI & University of Venda, 2013)

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Industrial Policy Action Plan 2013-2016

The IPAP 2013/14-15/16 is the fifth iteration of what has come to be commonly referred to as IPAP2. It takes its lead from the NDP and NGP. It informs the strategies and programmes of the various divisions of the department responsible for trade, investment, export promotion and enterprise development, as well as the work of the incentive division, which directly supports and underpins the work of the Industrial Development. It considers energy and green industry development. (Dept. of Trade and Industry, 2013)

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National Norms and Standards for Low-Income Housing

A letter from the Department of Human Settlements on the new national norms and standards for the construction of thermally efficient stand-alone residential dwellings and the increase in the housing subsidy to implement these norms and standards. (National Department of Human Settlements, 2014)

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Towards an Integrated Urban Development Framework

A national government discussion document aimed at creating a platform for dialogue on how to manage the challenges of urbanisation and leverage potential socio-economic opportunities. (Dept. of Cooperative Governance, 2012)

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State of Energy in South African Cities 2011

This report produced by the City Energy Support Unit of Sustainable Energy Africa provides an update on the 2006 report. It attempts to contribute to the body of work detailing and documenting city work and the policy arena relating to energy development. (SEA, 2011)

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A Guide to Low-Carbon Transport

This guide is intended to inform debate within the South African transport sector on the impact of transport on climate change and the potential for low-carbon and sustainable transport to mitigate climate change effects. (Department of Transport, Global Environment Facility, United Nations Development Programme, 2011)

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