The United Nations Development Programme in partnership with the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation implements a Global Environment Facility Project “Reducing GHG emissions from road transport in Russia's medium-sized cities”
The project duration: 2013 - 2017.
The project’s goal is to reduce the amount of GHG-emissions into the atmosphere through improved planning and management of the public transport, by means of efficient monitoring systems and promotion of eco-friendly vehicles.
The main outcomes are the pilot projects in two demonstration cities (Kazan, Kaliningrad), supportive federal policies and legislative framework for sustainable transport, successful information dissemination and replication of the pilot activities on the other cities of Russia.
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