Urban Electric Mobility Vehicles Initiative (UEMI)

Integrating Public Transport with Electric Mobility, Hyderabad in India

The Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) was launched by UN-Habitat at the UN Climate Summit in September 2014 in New York. The UEMI aims to contribute to the overall goal of limiting the increase in global mean temperature to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by decreasing urban CO2 emissions. This is to be achieved by promoting better and compact urban planning, and the phasing out of conventionally fuelled vehicles and increased uptake of electric vehicles. This project will demonstrate the feasibility of integrating electric mobility through e-bikes with a major public transport system in the metro in the city of Hyderabad India.