GIZ Sourcebook Module 5f: Adapting Urban Transport to Climate Change

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Ensuring a resilient urban transport system is necessary to avoid large and costly disruptions of urban life. As current weather impacts on transport will become more frequent and more extreme in the future, the number of days on which the transport system is confronted with extreme stressors will increase. If no adaptive measures are taken, more frequent disruptions and higher economic costs must be expected. This module is intended to raise awareness, describe the expected impacts of climate change on urban passenger transport, and provide an orientation on how to integrate climate proofing into urban transport planning and policy implementation. The module concludes with a discussion on synergies between adaptation and mitigation.


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