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Walking and cycling are the cleanest and most efficient forms of transport, particularly suited for short to moderate distances. Both provide numerous benefits. They improve health, do not produce air or noise pollution and help to reduce congestion.

Introducing cycling infrastructure (e.g. bike lanes, bike parking and hire schemes) are ways in which cities can promote cycling, while creating pedestrian-friendly spaces can promote commuting, shopping and recreation.

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Por Maria Guilarte / Actualizado: 23 Sep 2016

A new book published about Mobility Management and Integrated Transport Policies from PhD Thesis in Brazil

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Book´s name
¨Gerenciamento da Mobilidade e Política Integrada dos Transportes
Pesquisa de resultados com sucesso no mundo, contribuindo com uma metodologia proposta para o Brasil e América Latina¨

Printed by Novas Edições Acadêmicas (2016-08-08), Germany

Project Book: ISBN-13: 978-3-8417-2145-7
ISBN-10:3841721451EAN:9783841721457

Language: PT from Brazil

Research vision and contribution for all transport and sustainable mobility community:

Por Hyatt / Actualizado: 03 Aug 2016

Do you work in the field of sustainable mobility? Please share your experience!

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I have created a survey intended for individuals and organizations, who are concerned with Sustainable Mobility and Urban Development. The survey seeks to gain key insights into which factors best support change (modal shift) in cities, by better understanding the priorities, strategies and experiences of all who are concerned with this topic.

Por Merle / Actualizado: 08 Mar 2016

Bristol, Europe’s Green Capital in 2015, unveils city toolkit

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In 2015, the city of Bristol has been Europe’s Green Capital. This was also an outcome of 40 years of environmental efforts with great progress in many areas. Now, Bristol is willing to help other cities around the world to “go green” by sharing its experience and knowledge about sustainability at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21). The city is doing this through a free online toolkit called The Bristol Method (https://www.bristol2015.co.uk/method/) which documents everything Bristol has learnt from its year as European Green Capital so other cities can benefit.

Por Pavlina Dravecka / Actualizado: 27 Jul 2015

Un festival para las personas: Johannesburgo acoge el Festival Mundial de Ecomovilidad 2015

«El barrio se ha hecho más luminoso. Ahora hay más farolas en las calles y más jardines con flores. Los residentes han venido notando mejoras en la zona desde entonces», afirma un vecino. «Ahora incluso nos conocemos mejor entre los vecinos», añade con una sonrisa.

«Nunca antes había visto así nuestra calle», afirma el presidente de la asociación de vecinos. «Habíamos pedido ya varias veces a la ciudad que nos ensanchara las aceras, pero sin el Festival les era difícil justificarlo».

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Por JamieHough / Actualizado: 06 May 2015

Research request: Behaviour change intervention for car dooring targeted at taxi drivers and passengers

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Hello,
We are designing a behaviour change intervention for car dooring targeted at taxi drivers and passengers in the City of Melbourne, Australia.

As part of this process we are trying to identify effective countermeasures that have been proven elsewhere. We are looking for evidence, based on properly evaluated interventions, to inform the design of our own program.

From an initial web-based search we have identified a small number of potential case studies. However, as is usually the case, only limited information is available online.

Por JamieHough / Actualizado: 05 May 2015

Research request: Programs that encourage residents to walk to local mixed use (cultural and retail) precincts/centres

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Hello,

I am conducting research into behaviour change programs/interventions/campaigns that encourage residents to walk to local mixed use (cultural and retail) precincts, which will inform the design of an intervention to be delivered in Melbourne, Australia.

As part of this research I am trying to identify a number of evidence-based case studies (fully evaluated). As such, I am also very interested in understanding the monitoring and evaluation frameworks behind the project.

Por Eltis Team / Actualizado: 23 Apr 2015

Would an obligation to wear helmets discourage you from riding a bike (or it already did)?

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Mandatory helmet laws have been controversial: they seem to have a limited effect on the number of head injuries, but instead caused a decrease in cycling numbers. What is your opinion on this issue?

What do you think about the ECF News article by Erik Sandblom: What happens when you mandate helmet-wearing among young Swedish cyclists?

 

Por Eltis Team / Actualizado: 09 Apr 2015
Por Margit Braun / Actualizado: 26 May 2015

Cómo ser una empresa respetuosa con la bicicleta en Graz (Austria)

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En 2014 se celebró en la ciudad de Graz un concurso de gestión de la movilidad dirigido a empresas. Las organizaciones participantes podían decidir si se centraban en el transporte público, la gestión del aparcamiento, medidas relativas a los ciclistas o una idea general. La austriaca Haberkorn GmbH, fabricante de artículos técnicos para la industria, la construcción y el comercio, se hizo con el segundo premio. La empresa puso en marcha varias medidas de gestión de la movilidad en torno a las bicicletas y se ha convertido en un referente en este campo.

Por News Editor / Actualizado: 25 May 2015

El sistema pionero de señales accesibles para peatones de Sídney (Australia)

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Con un clima cálido, una estructura densa y compacta y un terreno relativamente llano, Sídney es un paraíso para el paseante. Además, dispone de un sistema de señales para peatones que ayuda a desenvolverse por la ciudad a turistas y residentes, incluidas las personas con discapacidad visual y movilidad reducida.