Transport Demand Management

Language: English, Spanish
Place: Global
Duration: 2 days
Partner: GIZ-SUTP
Principles: 2. Developing transit-oriented cities, 7. Managing Parking
Net Time Effort: under 20 hours

Final Training Objectives

• Exchanged on present applications of TDM instruments

• Obtained an overview of applicable TDM instruments in the local context

• Familiarised themselves with planning, regulatory and fiscal instruments of TDM

• Reviewed TOD principles, and application worldwide

• Reviewed Sustainable Urban Transport (SUT) approaches

• Reviewed the status of current parking management policies, whether they are in line with the principles of sustainable parking management

• Discussed on different parking strategies including on-street and off-street parking

• Understood how policy-makers and planners shape urban development and mobility processes and policies

Target Group

This course targets those individuals and organizations that have a role in planning and managing urban space and urban transport systems. Such actors may include:

• Local, regional, and national political officials

• Local regional, and national technical staff

• Local and international consultants

• Non governmental organizations

• Academic staff and researchers

• Private sector operators and technology firms

• Multi-lateral and bi-lateral international organizations


The training includes expert presentations, group work, evaluation and handouts.


This expert dialogue aims to enable participants to obtain an overview of the relevance of Transport Demand Management within the ASI strategy and to provide technical knowledge and different strategies of transport demand management instruments. It will also deal with the importance of developing TDM tools in an integrated manner. Dive-in subjects may include: planning, regulatory and fiscal instruments, incl. land use planning and urban transport, TOD, integration of urban transport, parking management, vehicle and operating restrictions. It can be complemented, in modular form, with any of the other courses

Training Modules

• Basic understanding of TDM policies and their impacts

• Planning, regulatory and fiscal instruments of TDM

• Interrelation between urban development and urban transport

• TOD principles, and application worldwide

• Basic understanding of sustainable parking management

• Developing a TDM package, the integrated approach

• Further modules depending on dive-In subject. The basic course material is the SUTP TDM Handbook.

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