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 BAXCOamc / Updated: 29 Mar 2022
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 28 Mar 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 24 Mar 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 18 Mar 2022

7th Annual Future of Transport Conference 2022

Over the past two years, the European transport sector has been impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Passenger and freight transport has been severely disrupted; supply chains moved to breaking point, while the demand and necessity for the sector to re-orientate towards more digital, efficient, and sustainable practices continues to increase. Greener, more intelligent, safer, and efficient transport systems are at the forefront of the European Commission’s priorities.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 24 Mar 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 09 Aug 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 04 Mar 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 04 Mar 2022

6th UN Global Road Safety Week

The UN General Assembly mandated WHO and the UN regional commissions to plan and host periodic UN Global Road Safety Weeks. Held since 2007, the #Love30 campaign of the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week advocates for Streets for Life by making 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits the norm for cities worldwide in places where people mix with traffic.

By Matthew Collings / Updated: 22 Feb 2022

New measures on scooter misuse to be implemented in Brussels

Micromobility has been a welcome addition in increasing the mobility of residents whilst producing low carbon emissions, however the misuse of the personal mobility devices has been creating problems for pedestrians in Brussels and has almost led to them being banned in some municipalities.
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 15 Jun 2022

EU Safety Conference 2022

A detailed conference programme has been published for the 10th European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, organised by EuroSafe and the Austrian Road Safety Board (KfV), will take place in Vienna, Austria from 23-24 June 2022. This year, the theme is 'Safety in a digitalized and fast-changing world. How smart will injury prevention get?'