Safety and urban mobility

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As active travel becomes more popular in Europe, the way in which urban spaces are being used is changing. Safety and urban mobility includes the ways in which practitioners seek to ensure the safety of all road and public space users – incorporating all modes of urban travel. 

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 17 Jun 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 15 Jun 2020
By adham / Updated: 06 Jul 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 18 May 2020
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 15 May 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 19 May 2020
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 14 Apr 2020

WHO European Regions call for action for safer mobility and urban transport

After the Stockholm Declaration adopted by the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety on the 19 and 20 of February, the “WHO European Healthy Cities Network” and the “WHO Regions for Health Network” have issued a joint statement calling for action for safe mobility and transport for urban populations.

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 01 Apr 2020

Electric scooters scooting closer to legality on British roads

The UK Government has unveiled plans to allow electric scooters on its roads as part of a “transport revolution”.

The plans will see electric scooters, or e-scooters, permitted to travel on public roads for the first time as part of consultations and trials which were launched 16 March during the Future of Mobility regulatory review.

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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 23 Mar 2020

Two European capitals cut pedestrian and cyclist deaths to zero after traffic changes

Helsinki and Oslo recorded zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths last year, a milestone that was achieved following changes to traffic infrastructure. Norway achieved zero child road deaths for the first time, based on ages 0-15 years.

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By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 19 Mar 2020