Strengthening the capacity of Central Asian countries to develop sustainable urban mobility policy on car-sharing and car-pooling initiatives



$ 247,000

01 Jun 2019

31 Dec 2023

11 Mar 2019 Excom session 104

Russian Federation

Objective and brief summary of the project: 
The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Central Asian countries to develop a sustainable urban mobility policy on car sharing and car-pooling initiatives. The project will review experiences from various countries and identify the good practices and lessons learned from car sharing and car-pooling initiatives in order to provide Central Asian countries with a best practice guide on how to· set up and regulate such schemes (including, economic, environmental, safety, security and social implications). Once prepared, the recommendations will be tested through pilot projects to ensure its effectiveness and modify it as appropriate. The project is directly linked to the achievement of SDGs 3, 5, 11 and 13. The project will look at how different genders use these services in order to ensure that the guidelines are shaped to be inclusive of all genders. The objective of the project will be achieved by implementing the following activities: 
Al .1. Conduct a desktop analysis of car sharing and car-pooling services globally containing good practices, and lessons learned. . " ,, 
Al .2. Develop guidelines 'on°"the creation of car sharing and car-pooling services based on the desktop analysis adjusted to the needs of the Central Asian countries and selected target cities. 
Al.3. Organize one subregional workshop to discuss the findings of the desktop analysis and validate the draft guidelines. 
A2.1. Undertake three ForFITS assessment (for each of the three target cities) to demonstrate the likely impact of these car sharing and car pooling initiatives in the framework of a wider shift towards sustainable transport. 
A2.2. Preparation of pilot projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on the setting up car sharing and car­pooling services in their capital cities through one project for each country (three in total) and in close cooperation with national stakeholders. 
A2.3. Organize one subregional workshops to discuss the pilot projects (potentially under the umbrella of the SPECA STTC TWG and to u date the 1idelines according to the lessons learnt within the framework of the project. 

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