MoU signed to strengthen sustainable transport initiatives




STAFF REPORT KHI: An MoU has been signed between NUST and Component Implementation Unit-Trucking of Pakistan Sustainable Transport project. Purpose of the agreement is to provide research oriented technical support to strengthen the institutional capacity of the relevant federal and provincial government departments to promote the sustainable transport initiatives in Pakistan.

The MoU would facilitate the project team on the objective of reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and

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Efficient, safe transport system key to development: Experts




ISLAMABAD: Experts at a national conference have unanimously agreed that the provision of a decent, efficient, safe and affordable public transport system is a key to development and can have a positive effect on the people’s life and the emissions particularly GHG can be cut down significantly if vehicle technology is upgraded according to the set policy.
The two-day conference titled "Paving the Way for Sustainable Transport in Pakistan" has recently been held in

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FJWU signs agreement to set up centre for sustainable transport system




STAFF REPORT RWP: The sustainable and environmental friendly transport system is the need of the hour in the country as major chunk of the air pollution is contributed by vehicles. Thinking on this pattern, an agreement was signed by Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in partnership with Project Management Unit PAKISTRAN’ and Ministry of Water and Power in order to set up a think tank responsible for advising on policy makers, identifying loopholes in the transport system and

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FJWU signs agreement for setting up advisory centre for eco-friendly transport system


STAFF REPORT RWP: The sustainable and environmental friendly transport system is the need of the hour in the country as major chunk of the air pollution is contributed by vehicles. Thinking on this pattern, an agreement was signed by Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) in partnership with Project Management Unit PAKISTRAN’ and Ministry of Water and Power in order to set up a think tank responsible for advising on policy makers, identifying loopholes in the transport system and suggesting

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Awareness campaign highlights importance of sustainable transport system




STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to create awareness on sustainable transport, a poster and debate competition was organized by International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and NED University Karachi. The event was held under the project Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project. The event aimed at conveying message of effective energy use in transport sector as its need will be increased to as much as 100% in coming years. The carbon emissions can be neutralized by use of sustainable

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Event highlights importance of sustainable transport system


STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to create awareness on sustainable transport, a poster and debate competition was organized by International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and NED University Karachi. The event was held under the project Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKISTRAN) Project. The event aimed at conveying message of effective energy use in transport sector as its need will be increased to as much as 100% in coming years. The carbon emissions can be neutralized by use of

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Experts for reforms in transport system




STAFF REPORT ISB: Experts at a discussion stressed the need to reform the mass transport system in Pakiatan saying that the change in parochial approach is must to better understand the issues related to this sector.
The political discussin was arranged in Islamabad by the Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project. Purpose of the event was to create a better understanding of sustainable urban transport concepts amongst stakeholders, particularly the policy makers.
The panel

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E-Commerce Transport and Automobile Conference 2014.


[Lahore, 27th October, 2014]: Easy Taxi and Carmudi recently held the E-commerce Transport and Automobile Conference 2014, to promote and educate the general public about the benefits, success, and growth of ecommerce in Pakistan through the recent years. The conference was a showcase presenting the ecommerce growth in Pakistan that is revolutionizing the automobile and transport industry holistically.

The event was attended by people from all walks of life including prominent media

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Opportunities explored to reduce emissions in urban transport sector


SIDRA SAIF KHI: While showing grave concern over the global warming and climate change threats especially in Pakistan, experts have called for exploring new vistas and identifying more opportunities including carbon financing in the transport sector as it would contribute a lot in reducing emissions and improving the environment.

A three-day training has recently been organized by the Climate Change Division and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in Karachi, to

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Multi-model transport to ensure safer environment




STAFF REPORT KHI: Speakers at a seminar said that a multi-model and integrated transport system is needed in big cities like Karachi as relying on a single mode of transport is not feasible.

A sensitisation seminar on the transport sector and its environmental impacts was organised under the Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (Pakstran) in the city.

Purpose of the seminar was to engage the media and enable them to report on the social, developmental and environmental issues

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