Directory of resources on transport, health and environment in developing countries
Advocacy and community participation
See also section 11 - Policy/civil society/research links
Link Afribike. A South African non-profit organization promoting the use of non-motorized transport (bicycles, work-cycles) as a means of poverty alleviation, job creation, education, sustainable development, and environmental protection. Johannesburg, South Africa. http://www.afribike.org/content/home/index.html
Link Barter P, Raad T. Taking steps: a community action guide to people-centred, equitable and sustainable urban transport. Jakarta, Sustainable Transport Action Network for Asia and the Pacific (the SUSTRAN Network), 2000. http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Canopy/2853/actionguide/Outline.htm
Link Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) . Promoting the use of the bicycle to address low-cost transport and improve health. Developed in partnership with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), the Interface for Cycling Expertise (I-ce) and the Velo Mondial 2006 Conference. Cape Town, South Africa. http://www.benbikes.org.za/
Link Cities for bicycles. Polish-based advocacy group for promoting bicycle-friendly planning. Developed by the Gdańsk Cycling Infrastructure and Promotion Project with Global Environment Facility (GEF) funding. Krakow, Poland. http://www.rowery.org.pl/bicycles.htm
Link Dhaka air pollution. Hosted by medinet, a non-profit initiative of Medical Information Group (MIG) to create an Online Community of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health NGO Professionals in Bangladesh.
Link First African Bicycle Information Office. A non-profit, nongovernmental organization linked to the Bicycle Sponsorship Project & Workshop which is supported by Jugendhilfe Ostafrika e.V. in Germany. Jinja, Uganda. http://www.jessas.de/partners.html
Link Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) . A private non-profit organization promoting environmentally sustainable and equitable transportation worldwide. New York. http://www.itdp.org/
Link I-ce, Interface for Cycling Expertise. I-ce is an expertise centre with the aim to support capacity building for planning and design of cycling facilities in an urban policy context, including in developing countries. The Netherlands. http://www.i-ce.info/frameset.htm
Link International Bicycle Fund. A nongovernmental, non-profit, advocacy organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding. Seattle, WA, USA.
Link Issue Brief Series: air pollution. Geneva, World Health Organization, Healthy Environments for Children (accessed online June 2005). http://www.who.int/heca/infomaterials/en/air_pollution.pdf
Link Move for Health. Web site focusing on the health benefits of physical activity, with focus sheets and advocacy materials. Geneva, World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/moveforhealth/advocacy/en/
Link Pan Africa Bicycle Information Network (PABIN) . Supports opportunities for bicycle transport and low-cost mobility to improve productivity, the quality of life and the environment in Africa. Sponsored by International Bicycle Fund, Seattle, WA, USA.
Link Reclaiming the rights of cyclists. Colombo, Sri Lanka, Intermediate Technology Development Group, 2004. http://www.itdg.org/?id=region_south_asia_cycling
Link Smarter Land Use Project. A non-profit organization, based in the U.S.A: offering guidance and models for grassroots action on sustainable land use, including transport, in development at community level. http://www.landuse.org/
Link Urban Environment. An international nongovernmental organization advocating environmental protection as a means to improving health and well-being. Brussels, Belgium, EPHA Environment Network (EEN). http://www.env-health.org/r/107
Link Velo Mondial. Velo Mondial is a Dutch non-profit organization that aims to bring international stakeholders together to create a synergy of expert knowledge supporting cycling planning on the agenda of local and national governments. http://www.velomondial.net/default.asp
Link Wittink R. Social marketing of cycling. Utrecht, the Netherlands, I-ce Interface for Cycling Expertise, 2005. http://www.i-ce.info/download/publications/Marketing_of_cycling_final.pdf