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.
Children are amongst the most vulnerable users of our cities’ traffic systems. After a fatal accident involving a child using a zebra crossing in Vienna, there has been much debate in Austria about how to improve the protection of, and safety for, children in urban areas.
The 27th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition taking place between 27 and 30 May 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, is a premier global event for research and development on all aspects of this dynamic energy sector, attracting over 1 500 participants from more than 65 countries. It is a world class renowned science-to-science, business-to-business and science-to-industry platform with an absolute and exclusive focus on the global Biomass sector.
Future Cities Catapult host a series of Third Thursday events to encourage experts from across the city space to discuss new technologies which have the power to make our cities more sustainable and innovative.
As urban populations grow and demand on city services continue to add complex pressures for cities, there has been a growing focus on technologies playing a vital role in making our cities healthier, cleaner ultimately improving the health and wellbeing for all residents.
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.
Last week's Wednesday, the EU member states adopted the new rules for CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans following an agreement between the EU Presidency and the parliament. Tackling emissions of cars and vans is directed to almost three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions in the road transport sector.