Lena Plikat

Lena Plikat

Urban Planner and Policy Advisor at the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) at GIZ.


  • Lena Plikat made a comment

    Dear all, I'm thrilled to extend an invitation to you to join our upcoming webinar. Get ready to connect with Christoph Lienemann, the managing director & partner for north America at PEM Motion, and expert Rohan Modi from GIZ in an informal webinar. Focus will be on e-mobility! We'd be delighted to see you there.
    Date: 30th Nov 2023
    Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CET...

  • Fully agree, Jan, more space to the cyclists!

  • Hey Bob, appreciate the positive feedback! It's awesome to hear the course sparked a lively discussion

  • Welcome Morag! Glad you're here

  • ¡Hola a todos y todas! Les agradecemos a todos por acompañarnos en este camino de aprendizaje. Les queremos avisar que una vez que hayas completado este curso y deseas obtener un certificado por tu logro, por favor escríbenos usando un formulario de solicitud de certificado. Para proporcionar el certificado, necesitamos una captura de pantalla que demuestre...

  • Para aquellos que pueden hablar/entender español, también ofrecemos una sesión en español - Únete el martes 31 de octubre a las 16:00 (CET) para escuchar a Micaela Favaro Leuci hablar sobre el estado de la movilidad a nivel mundial, con enfoque en América Latina y el Caribe, además de presentar el Plan de Movilidad de la ciudad de Córdoba, Argentina....

  • Thanks for sharing Pascal

  • Hi Asbe, welcome! :)

  • Lena Plikat made a comment

    Welcome to Week 4 - the final week of this course!
    Once you have finished this course and would like to receive a certificate on your accomplishment please e-mail us. To provide the certificate we need a screenshot proving that you have completed 100% of this course (just click on the "Progress" tab on top of this page to find it).
    Please send the screenshot...

  • Thank you for sharing, Joshua. Your experience highlights the pressing need for safe cycling infrastructure!

  • Thanks Joanne!! :)

  • Thanks for sharing - seems like a significant step towards transforming the city. Imagine how different things might have been if this approach had been considered before urban sprawl took hold

  • Thanks for this update on Jakarta's transportation development, Muhamad!

  • Personally, I'm a big fan of trams, and it's not just because they're eco-friendly, accessible, but also because they offer convenient and reliable transportation. Also - from what you shared - it appears there's a growing demand for safer cycling infrastructure in Aachen. Would you agree?

  • Dear Muhamad, I'm sorry to say that there was a little mix-up with the dates. Our meeting will take place this Thursday, October 26th, and we'll be getting together from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. We've got a special guest joining us - the fantastic sustainable mobility advocate and author, Melissa Bruntlett, who has also contributed to this course. It's going to be...

  • @MariusRonshausen Thanks for sharing! Your mention of Aachen's compact center reminded me of this publication that you might find interesting (it discusses the concept of the 15-min-city in urban planning - and the intersection to feminism):...

  • @FelipeSilva Agreed! It's a shame that active mobility - walking and cycling - oftentimes face challenges in terms of advocacy and financing.

  • @LimHui-Lin absolutely, I find walking is a pleasure compared to the hustle and bustle of the metro & busy buses here in Berlin. Thanks for sharing your perspective.

  • Lena Plikat made a comment

    Dear learners,

    welcome to this course! We look forward to beginning this journey with you into the world of sustainable transportation in cities.

    A quick note, if you would like to be informed about upcoming events and latest publications, feel free to sign up for our newsletter: https://www.transformative-mobility.org/newsletter

    I hope you enjoy the...

  • Hi Lusanda, welcome to the course!

  • Thanks for sharing your experience from CDMX!

  • Hi Zack, welcome! I hope you'll enjoy the course.

  • Thanks for sharing Atharva!

  • Thanks for sharing Karolin! In the 20th century, urban and residential development became increasingly detached from the original core city.

  • Welcome!

  • Hi Luís, welcome!

  • Hi Maria, welcome! Thanks for sharing. That really demonstrates the interaction between the built environment and transport

  • Hi Andrea, welcome!