ACCESS: Accelerating Access to Low Carbon Urban Mobility Solutions through Digitalization

Latin America's transport sector is responsible for 35 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. By accelerating access to low-carbon urban mobility solutions through digitalisation, the project aims to measurably reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector in urban areas in six Latin American countries. To achieve this, existing and new data and technology solutions will be used to enhance the positive aspects of transport innovations and mitigate the negative aspects. Furthermore, successes and lessons learned in digital development from other sectors will be used to inform project activities and policy recommendations to policy partners. Transport-related Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) will be integrated into the objectives and targets for each country. The project includes activities and outputs at regional, national and city levels.

Project data

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru
IKI funding
191,022.69 €
01/2022 till 03/2023
Implementing organisation
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) - Kenya
Political Partner
  • Authority of Urban Transport for Lima and Callao (ATU) - Peru
  • Ministry for Agricultural, Territorial and Urban Development (SEDATU) - Mexico
  • Ministry of Environment (MINAM) - Peru
  • Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MinAmbiente) - Colombia
  • Ministry of Regional Development - Brazil
  • Ministry of Transport - Argentina
  • Ministry of Transport and Public Works (MTOP) - Ecuador
Implementing Partner
  • Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL)
  • ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability e.V.
  • Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP)
  • Mario Molina Center (Centro Mario Molina)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Technische Universität Berlin
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy GmbH - Germany

State of implementation/results

  • The project is in the preparation phase. After the end of the preparation phase, a decision will be made on the funding of the main project (implementation phase) by the International Climate Initiative.

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