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Accelerating the worldwide mass roll-out of e-buses

TUMI E-Bus Mission

Until 2025 we inspire 500+ cities to ensure the readiness for procurement of 100,000 e-buses

Background

Funded by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), a core group of organizations such as C40 Cities, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and World Resource Institute (WRI) will work together to accelerate the transition to electric buses in the Global South.

The TUMI E-Bus Mission contributes significantly to the goal of creating sustainable urban transport systems. Air and noise pollution are among the most pressing problems in today’s cities. TUMI E-Bus Mission not only works to reduce these problems, but also strongly cuts down CO2-emissions created by urban transport systems. The TUMI E-Bus Mission cities also serve as role model cases for successful and largescale e-bus adoption in other cities.

Objective

The TUMI E-Bus Mission supports 20 deep dive cities in their transition towards electric bus deployment. National and regional core groups work to upscale our efforts in a network of 100 cities until the end of 2022. Until 2025, 500 cities will be inspired, and these actions will lead to the procurement of more than 100,000 e-buses, resulting in a reduction of more than 15 megatons of CO2 emissions. The increased demand for e-buses worldwide will accelerate the technology maturation and mass roll-out of the technology. The ambitious project was developed out of the Action towards Climate-friendly Transport (ACT)-Initiative, launched at the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019.

3 Pillars E Bus Mission

3 Pillars of the TUMI E-Bus-Mission

The 20 Deep Dive Cities

Based on a set of criteria concerning the readiness, the potential for GHG mitigation and the sphere of influence, 20 deep dive cities have been selected to receive support for developing and implementing individual e-bus-roadmaps.

Check out the map on the right: Cities in blue lettering have committed to the Mission, other cities are yet to formalize the commitment.

For Transport City Agencies, please find more specific information below.

Discover the TUMI E-Bus Mission Website

The TUMI E-Bus Mission connects cities around the world to work together on the electrification of bus fleets. The transformation of the mobility sector makes a major contribution to climate protection. The E-Bus Mission connects the different stakeholders and supports planning and implementation of the ambitious goals. The TUMI E-Bus Mission City Network provides a platform for exchange of experience and mutual support. Discover the website and follow the goals and developments of the cities in the City Network in the TUMI E-Bus Mission Monitor.

Deep Dive Cities, committed to the Mission

Mexico City - Mexico

Mexico City has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Bogotá - Colombia

Bogotá has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Campinas - Brazil

Campinas has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Salvador - Brazil

Salvador has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Rio de Janeiro has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Curitiba - Brazil

Curitiba has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

São Paulo - Brazil

São Paulo has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Barranquilla - Colombia

Barranquilla has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Kampala - Uganda

Kampala has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Mumbai - India

Mumbai has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Jakarta - Indonesia

Jakarta has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Valledupar - Colombia

Valledupar has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Bangalore - India

Bangalore has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Ahmedabad - India

Ahmedabad has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Chennai - India

Chennai has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Monterrey - Mexico

Monterrey has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Delhi - India

Delhi has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Guadalajara - Mexico

Guadalajara has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Nairobi - Kenya

Nairobi has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Durban - South Africa

Durban has formalized the commitment to the TUMI E-Bus Mission

Download the TUMI E-Bus Factsheet

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TUMI Partners participating in the TUMI E-Bus-Mission

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C40 Cities

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GIZ

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ICLEI

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ITDP

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WRI

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Strategic Partners participating in the TUMI E-Bus-Mission

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UITP

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ICCT

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Media Partner of the TUMI E-Bus-Mission

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Sustainable Bus

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