GIZ Sourcebook Module 7a: Gender and Urban Transport: Smart and Affordable

Jump to: navigation, search
This module examines transport systems around the world to establish what is important for transport users in general and how gender affects the ways users view transport. Ultimately, they are universal concerns. When gender-based needs are not taken into consideration, transport is inefficient and unsustainable. Urban transport systems are dynamic, influenced by society and influencing the choices members of that society can make. The objective of this module is to provoke thinking about the concept of gender in urban transport through two concepts- being smart and being affordable.

LEDSGP green logo.png
This tool is included in the Transportation Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership.

When to Use This Tool

While building a low emission strategy for your country's transportation system, this tool is most useful during these key phases of the process:

Learn more about the key actions you need to take to build a successful LEDS.

How to Use This Tool

This tool is most helpful when using these strategies:

  • Improve - Enhance infrastructure & policies

Learn more about the avoid, shift, improve framework for limiting air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.

This sourcebook on sustainable urban transport addresses the key areas of a sustainable transport policy framework for a developing city. The sourcebook consists of more than 25 modules. It is also complimented by a series of training documents and other material available from

This tool is available for download in multiple languages