Supporting the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance

man_at_podiumThe Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA) was launched in 2018 as a unique collaboration to accelerate the worldwide transformation of the transport sector towards a net-zero emission mobility system before 2050. The TDA is part of the 12 commitments made at the One Planet Summit hosted by President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, France in December 2017.


TDA Annual Meeting 2022

The Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA) is a unique international collaboration between cities, countries, and companies to accelerate the worldwide transformation to net-zero-emission mobility before 2050. UC Berkeley Center for Law, Energy and the Environment (CLEE) along with the California Air Resources Board organized and executed the TDA annual meeting (June 6 – June 9, 2022).

This event brought together researchers, policymakers, innovators, manufacturers, and financiers, featured site visits to zero-emission vehicle demonstration projects in Southern California, a visit to the California Air Resources Board’s cutting-edge state laboratory, and participation in CALSTART’s ‘Zero-Emission Truck Showcase + Ride and Drive’ event. The meeting focused on multi-national, national, subnational, and local transportation decarbonization initiatives and opportunities for coordination. The meeting also featured opportunities to plan TDA activities for the coming year, including for COP 27 in Egypt and other member events and research around topics like infrastructure investments and heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles.


November 2022

Cars, buses, and trucks produce approximately one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions.  Although global sales of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) for passenger cars have increased an average of 50 percent per year since 2015, consumers need confidence in reliable, accessible, and affordable charging and refueling infrastructure. Deploying innovative demonstration projects and developing supportive policies will be crucial to achieving a successful ZEV transition worldwide.
CLEE and TDA developed a brief to highlight case studies of successful electric vehi­cle charging infrastructure deployment around the world. These jurisdictions are charting the way on developing comprehensive planning and regulatory frameworks that support ZEV adoption and infrastructure. The brief highlights innovative models and partnerships that are increasing ZEV fleet adoption, public and private charging deployment, and public aware­ness of the reduced total cost of ownership of driving ZEVs. The case studies capture work happening in: California (United States), Rotterdam (Netherlands), British Columbia (Canada), Portugal, Costa Rica, and Ghana.