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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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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A Sustainable Funding Model for Roads Infrastructure at Municipal Level

This SALGA discussion document outlines the background of the current municipal funding discourse in South Africa. It assesses the current funding model for municipal roads and proposes appropriate funding models. It concludes by discussing the implementation and timelines of the new funding proposal. (SALGA, 2011)

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