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The process of developing policy generally involves research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information to produce recommendations. Guidelines can help cities develop and assess their transport policies to address existing and new policy objectives. Research organisations and institutions provide valuable data and analysis to underpin policy recommendations and decisions.


By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 22 Sep 2020

UK government reviews pavement parking to give more space to elderly and disabled people

The UK's DfT has put out three proposals to consultation with the aim of improving conditions for visually and mobility-impaired people and other pedestrians. The proposals consider giving more legal and executive powers to local councils to reduce pavement parking as well as a nation-wide blanket ban on pavement parking.
By diamantina / Updated: 17 Sep 2020

ICSD 2021 : 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 8 - 9 September Rome, Italy

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Canadian Institute of Technology will organise the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.

The Conference theme: Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 10 Sep 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 03 Sep 2020
By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 31 Aug 2020
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 31 Aug 2020

Paris aims for the '15 minute' inner city

Paris is in the course of instituting major changes to its urban mobility, alongside high profile lighthouse projects, such as the revamp of the Seine riverbank from a road to a leisure space accessible to only pedestrians and cyclists. However, there is still pressure in the French capital to reduce levels of air pollution.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 21 Aug 2020
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 04 Aug 2020
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 04 Aug 2020

MOBI-MIX Roundtable on Collaboration Models with the Private Sector

The MOBI-MIX project intends to facilitate the uptake of innovative transport solutions to fulfill their potential and have a positive impact in reducing carbon emissions. To achieve this, the project will develop and source state-of-the-art public-private collaboration models for more effective implementation of micromobility and MaaS solutions, ultimately leading to a more livable city.

By rswa178 / Updated: 04 Aug 2020