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The transition to carbon-neutral mobility is the biggest challenge transport faces. The Decarbonising Transport (DT) initiative is the umbrella for ITF’s activities to support the shift to moving people and goods in ways that do not damage our natural environment. All DT projects share a single aim: to empower decision makers to select policies that deliver on their climate commitments.

ITF South and Southwest Asia Transport Outlook

This report provides scenarios for future transport demand and CO2 emissions in South and Southwest Asia up to 2050 to help decision-makers chart pathways to sustainable, resilient transport. The scenarios reflect existing policy initiatives and ...

7 June 2022

ITF Southeast Asia Transport Outlook

This report provides scenarios for future transport demand and CO2 emissions in Southeast Asia up to 2050 to help decision-makers chart pathways to sustainable, resilient transport. The scenarios reflect existing policy initiatives and specific constraints in the ...

9 May 2022

Implementing the ASEAN Fuel Economy Roadmap

This report explores how ASEAN member states can mitigate the negative impacts of the rapidly growing number of cars on the region’s roads. More, increasingly larger vehicles consume more energy, emit more CO2 and cause more local air ...

27 March 2022

Policy Scenarios for Decarbonising Azerbaijan's Transport System

Decarbonising transport plays an important role in the relationship between lifting people out of poverty and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This report provides the results of two scenarios that were developed to assess the...

16 March 2022

Mode Choice in Freight Transport

   This report examines why freight carriers and shippers choose one transport mode over others. It analyses the main determinants for using road, rail, inland waterways, coastal shipping or pipelines to move goods and assesses government policies to ...

27 February 2022

Innovations for Better Rural Mobility

Limited transport options in rural and remote areas hinder access to basic services, jobs and social activities. This report presents international best practices and recommendations for transport provision in communities where ...

16 December 2021

Keeping 1.5°C Alive: Transport at COP26

The transport sector has played an increasingly prominent role in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) meetings over the past few years. Does this signal a shift in global climate governance to embrace multi-stakeholder ...

13 December 2021

Developing Innovative Mobility Solutions in the Brussels-Capital Region

This report provides recommendations for regulatory and data governance frameworks to support the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in the Brussels-Capital Region. These highlight the need to enable the ...

12 December 2021

Transport CO2 and the Paris Climate Agreement: Where Are We Six Years Later?

This paper takes stock of how transport figures in national decarbonisation strategies six years after the Paris Agreement. Have more countries defined decarbonisation targets for the sector? Are these more ambitious than they were in the first Nationally Determined Contributions ...

9 November 2021

Decarbonise Transport!

The Corporate Partnership Board (CPB) of the International Transport Forum at the OECD brings together companies from across all transport modes and related sectors who want to work with governments to find solutions to transport ...

8 November 2021

Policy Scenarios for Decarbonising Argentina’s Transport System

Decarbonising transport plays an important role in the relationship between lifting people out of poverty and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This report provides the results of seven scenarios that were developed to assess the impact of policy measures on freight transport ...

27 October 2021

Escenarios de políticas públicas para descarbonizar el sistema de transporte en Argentina

Uno de los mayores retos para la mitigación del cambio climático es permitir que en las economías emergentes se pueda continuar reduciendo la pobreza, mientras que al mismo tiempo, se reduzcan las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero. Esta publicación presenta los impactos de ...

27 October 2021

Travel Transitions: How Transport Planners and Policy Makers Can Respond to Shifting Mobility Trends

Travel behaviour has evolved in unexpected ways in urbanised areas in the early 21st century. This report examines how significant breaks with past trends happened - and why these shifts were not foreseen. The Covid-19 pandemic adds to uncertainty about future ...

16 August 2021

Big Data for Travel Demand Modelling

This report examines how big data from mobile phones and other sources can help to forecast travel demand. It identifies the strengths and potential use-cases for big data in transport modelling and mobility analysis. It also ...

11 August 2021

Decarbonising Air Transport

This report provides an overview of technological, operational and policy measures that can accelerate the decarbonisation of aviation. Its goal is to support governments and aviation stakeholders looking to introduce aviation ...

28 July 2021

Cleaner Vehicles: Achieving a Resilient Technology Transition

This report evaluates policies for transitioning to clean vehicles and clean energy for road transport. The review includes measures that can help to scale up the transition quickly and instruments to manage it. It analyses ...

20 July 2021

Decarbonising Transport in Europe

This paper summarises the findings of the project "Decarbonising Transport in Europe...

11 July 2021

Zero Carbon Supply Chains

This report assesses the potential of zero carbon supply chains via a case study of the freight transport chain linked to the port of Hamburg. It analyses the initiatives taken by selected main stakeholders to decarbonise freight transport. ...

27 June 2021

ITF Transport Outlook 2021
ITF Transport Outlook 2021

Transport demand scenarios to 2050 and their impact on the climate crisis helps us choose the transition we need. This edition includes Covid-19's impact on transport and decarbonisation.

16 May 2021

How Urban Delivery Vehicles can Boost Electric Mobility
How Urban Delivery Vehicles can Boost Electric Mobility

This report presents policies and private sector initiatives for the electrification of urban delivery vehicles. Electric vehicles have low operational costs and the high mileage of delivery vehicles maximises net savings ...

9 December 2020

Navigating Towards Cleaner Maritime Shipping
Navigating Towards Cleaner Maritime Shipping

This report analyses future energy-use in the shipping sector of the Nordic region. It centres on pathways that could allow the Nordic shipping sector to meet energy and environmental policy goals, including energy diversification...

15 November 2020

Regulations and Standards for Clean Trucks and Buses
Regulations and Standards for Clean Trucks and Buses

This report reviews progress on technical standards for heavy vehicles that could enable trucks and buses with zero or near-zero emissions. It focuses on plug-in and fuel cell electric vehicles that use technologies at the ...

14 September 2020

Shared Mobility Simulations for Lyon
Shared Mobility Simulations for Lyon

   This report examines how new shared services could change mobility in Lyon, France. It presents simulations for five different scenarios in which different shared transport options replace privately-owned cars in the Lyon metropolitan area. The simulations ...

6 April 2020

Decarbonising Transport initiative
Decarbonising Transport initiative

Transport is ready to decarbonise. See our knowledge base of effective measures to reduce carbon emissions and specific tools to help countries identify their priority areas, translating decarbonisation ambitions into climate action.

15 December 2020

Transport Climate Action Directory
Transport Climate Action Directory

The Transport Climate Action Directory is an online database of transport CO2 reduction policy measures. It contains 80 mitigation measures along with the evidence-base needed to assess their effectiveness. It helps decision-makers to translate their ...


ITF Day at the OECD

3 July 2023


Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress

20 June 2022 to 21 June 2022


ITF Day @ OECD 2022

30 June 2022


Corporate Partnership Board Week 2022

8 September 2022 to 9 September 2022


Decarbonisation and the Pricing of Road Transport Roundtable

12 September 2022 to 13 September 2022


World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC)

25 August 2022 to 28 August 2022


UN ESCAP Committee on Transport, Seventh session

23 November 2022 to 25 November 2022


International Cargo Bike Festival

27 October 2022 to 29 October 2022