#TIL: For Blue Skies: Avoid-Shift-Improve!

Image Description: The Avoid-Shift-Improve Framework
Image Description: The Avoid-Shift-Improve Framework
  1. Avoid :refers to the need to improve the efficiency of the transport system. This is suggested through ways such as integrated urban planning at the design stage. It promotes instruments that reduce length of trip and the need to travel longer distances .
  2. Shift: refers to the need to improve the trip efficiency by promoting the transition to environment- friendly alternative modes such as shared mobility, mass-transit systems and non-motorised modes (walking and cycling). These instruments focus on increasing first and last mile connectivity , affordable and accessible public transport systems,lower emissions and reduce congestion.
  3. Improve: refers to the need to focus on improvement in technology, vehicle and fuel efficiency. It promotes the energy efficiency of transport modes and related vehicle technology. It includes instruments such as removal of fuel subsidies and implementation of vehicle registration fees and ensures adoption of green mobility technology such as electric vehicles.
  1. https://www.transformative-mobility.org/assets/publications/ASI_TUMI_SUTP_iNUA_No-9_April-2019.pdf
  2. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0360544210002653
  3. Image Source :Sustainable Urban Transport,Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative

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