While the construction of cycle lanes is often considered to be the main infrastructure measure to promote cycling, the Dutch experience shows that providing accessible and numerous bicycle parking facilities at public transport hubs, such as railway stations, is crucial in fostering multimodality.
Adjusting the starting times of teaching hours at has worked very well against overcrowded trains and buses in the City of Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Even on the main access roads to the Campus Heyendaal, the location of three major educational institutes, the impact is noticeable.
Overcrowded public transport and congestion
Attend rEVolution 2019 to join the thousands of cleantech experts, that have joined forces to create sustainable solutions for mobility. rEVolution is the annual networking and idea-sharing conference for the mobility industry and beyond, connecting over 1000 mobility thought leaders from around the world.
This year, the conference challenges experts to create better solutions and bigger collaborations that will accelerate the transition towards a zero-emission future.
The key topics include:
Trains should run every ten minutes between nine large cities. Passengers should be able to change seamlessly from the train on the metro, tram or bicycle. All public transport will be zero-emission and customer satisfaction ratings should reach an average of eight out of ten.
Now is the time to submit your ideas, papers and projects for the foremost global event about walking in Rotterdam. The event theme is; PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone! The submission deadline for the Call for Contributions is 22 February 2019.
IMPACT>MOBILITY aims to unite the urban transportation ecosystem to deliver on-demand low-emission mobility services and create a sustainable business model for its emerging players.
Europe is undergoing a revolution in urban mobility, as cities outlaw ICE vehicles to meet ambitious zero-emission targets, whilst working to meet the evolving needs of the on-demand consumer.
PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone!
From 7-10 October 2019 the City of Rotterdam will be hosting the 20th issue of Walk21 – The International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities.
Join the Walk21 conference for its first European issue in four years!
One of the largest events entirely dedicated to smart mobility and digitalisation of transport is organised by ERTICO – ITS Europe.
The event will include:
The 2019 Access City Award goes to the city of Breda, in the Netherlands, for continuously making improvements to make life easier for people with disabilities.
The award was handed out this morning at the Access City Award Ceremony, taking place in Brussels. Breda is a source of inspiration for cities in Europe and beyond, which encounter similar challenges.
Planning for Sustainable and Active Cities: 17-18 June 2019, Groningen, The Netherlands
The 6th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans will be held on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019 in Groningen, The Netherlands. The focus of the conference is on providing support to sustainable and active cities within the SUMP context, i.e. how to make cities more walkable and cycle-friendly.