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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Feb 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 06 Feb 2020

Low-Carbon Mobility: Making Modal Shift Desirable

UIC actively promotes at international level a multimodal vision shared with public transport and supply chain stakeholders.

Based on its members' expertise, UIC is developing the technical enablers to transform this concept into reality. In order to share the initiatives already taken and to find the ways to make modal shift desirable, UIC is hosting a one-day conference on 13 February 2020 in Brussels. It will also be an occasion rediscover an unexpected advantage inherent to railway, the virtue of frugality.

The event is free to attend.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 29 Jan 2020

European Road Safety Summer School 2020

Mobility experts will gather this summer in Mechelen, Belgium for the European Road Safety Summer School. This is an opportunity to learn about an integrated approach to road safety, based on good examples from European countries. The week will feature group discussions, networking and various knowledge exchange sessions.  

There are five thematic areas, with one topic central to each day’s discussions. They are:

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 09 Jan 2020

Urban traffic measurements - city residents can now monitor traffic in their area

For urban mobility planners and policymakers to influence changes in mobility patterns, they need to have a detailed knowledge of the existing situation. Traditionally, gathering information about mobility patterns and in particular, vehicular traffic has required costly traffic surveys which rarely distinguish between vehicle type – and only present a short snapshot of the situation.  

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 30 Dec 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Dec 2019
By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 25 Nov 2019

‘Beer train’ to replace 5,000 trucks per year on Antwerp ring road

Belgium-based brewing conglomerate AB InBev has announced that it will use a train to transfer most of its beer shipments to the port of Antwerp by 2020.

The company, which has its headquarters in the Belgian city of Leuven, is the world’s largest brewer exporting beer from Belgium to 100 countries. Every day, several trucks currently transport the beer from its production site to the port of Antwerp.

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 25 Nov 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Nov 2019
By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 11 Oct 2019

AlpInnoCT Final Conference

The AlpInnoCT consortium is pleased to invite you to participate in the project’s Final Conference.

After intense debates, demonstration of innovations, countless workshops and dialogue events to collect input from all relevant stakeholders, it is now time for a reality-check and to present our project results and discuss recommendations for efficient and low-carbon Combined Transport across the Alpine Space with EU policy makers and experts in Brussels.

When: 19 November 2019, 09:30– 15:30
Where: Rue Wiertz 77, 1000 Brussels