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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

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 25 Sep 2019

Brussels Bus Week

During the week of 21 October 2019, UITP (International Association of Public Transport) is organising a host of dedicated events and training to bring you up to speed with the latest trends and developments in the bus and trolleybus sector.

By Youris.com / Updated: 23 Sep 2019

“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Share Results in Brussels at EU Regions Week 2019

On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban, and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are hosting the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the European Week of Regions and Cit

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

High-Level Conference "Towards a more inclusive and diverse transport sector"

European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc is inviting transport stakeholders and governments' transport representatives to the High-Level Conference "Towards a more inclusive and diverse transport sector". The aim of the conference is to promote diversity and to raise awareness of its importance.
By Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 23 Aug 2019

Shared Mobility Rocks

International Shared Mobility Symposium

Free of charge

Shared mobility on main stage! Because where does shared mobility come into its own better than on stage? The international event SHARED MOBILITY ROCKS immerses the audience in a full program of keynotes, panel discussions and jam sessions, glued together seamlessly with solid rock songs.

October 8th is 100% shared mobility. Because shared mobility becomes the sound of the coming years, and of the future, and is ready to pound the doors of our mobility.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 19 Aug 2019

Cycling in Leuven increases by 32% following its ban on through traffic

A traffic circulation plan introduced in the Belgian city of Leuven in 2016 has led to an increase in cycling of 32% in just one year, partly thanks to a ban on through car traffic.

With its 100,000 inhabitants, Leuven is home to one of the region’s oldest and largest universities, counting more than 50,000 students. In 2016, the city introduced a new circulation plan, which prevented car traffic from driving through the city within its ring road.

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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

PACTE project 4th Workshop - Active Mobility

A lack of physical activity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past few decades.

Funded under the Sport Chapter of the Erasmus+ Programme, Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe (PACTE) intends to contribute to the global effort to raise further awareness on the importance of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA).