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. 

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 21 Sep 2023
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 13 Jul 2023

Brussels City 30 – changing the mobility model for a calmer city with safe roads and less noise

“Good Move” is the sustainable urban mobility plan of the Brussels-Capital Region for the period 2020-2030. One of the first actions delivered by Good Move was to introduce a default region-wide speed limit of 30 km/h, with only a few exceptions for the main traffic arteries.
By BAXCOamc / Updated: 06 Jul 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 29 Jun 2023
By BAXCOamc / Updated: 29 Jun 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 03 Jul 2023

European Rail Safety Days 2023

European Rail Safety Days will take place this year from 20-22 September 09:00-14:00 CET in Tallinn, Estonia

The focus of the conference is how to nurture a learning railway system, a topic of paramount importance for safe operations. The conference will cover a diverse range of stimulating presentations by experts and leaders from railways and other high-risk industries, addressing safety culture peer reviewsin-depth event investigationsinnovative training solutions, and more.

By Alexandra Humph... / Updated: 15 Jun 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 06 Sep 2023

Excellence in Road safety Awards 2023

Registration to attend the annual Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2023 is now open. The ceremony will be take place on Thursday 19 October 2023 13:00 - 17:15 CET in Brussels and online. 

The ceremony will provide an opportunity to support and celebrate the leading road safety initiatives from across Europe, and allow you to vote for the winner of the prestigious Jacques Barrot Award, which will be announced at the end of the event. This year will include many inspiring keynotes from road safety experts which are not to be missed!

By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 09 May 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 09 May 2023

ERTRAC workshop on non-exhaust emissions

ERTRAC workshop on non-exhaust emissions, in Brussels and online, held on 13 June 10:00-16:00 CET, will discuss the question 'From exhaust to non-exhaust emissions – what challenges lie ahead to improve air quality? 

The workshop will identify additional topics that require research activities, to further improve air quality, including particles from tyres, brakes or other friction partners, and electromagnetic radiation, rather than just tailpipe emissions, which is where the debate has been focused to date.