Transport for people with reduced mobility

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Planners, policy makers and transport providers need to ensure accessibility for passengers with specific needs such as people with disabilities or senior citizens. This may include measures to ensure the accessibility of public transport or specific services such as 'dial-a-ride' schemes.

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By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 26 Nov 2020
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 14 Oct 2020

Valencia creates 1,060 smart parking spaces in a pilot scheme

The city of Valencia has launched a project to provide 1,060 smart parking spaces for people with reduced mobility, for loading and unloading. The spaces can also be used by taxis. The system allows the intelligent management of these restricted-use parking spaces, showing which places are free or not.

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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 12 Oct 2020
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 Ella Andrew / Updated: 04 Aug 2020
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 06 Jul 2020

Europe's Accessibility Act: a step in the right direction

The European Union’s Accessibility Act aims to improve life for the ~120 million Europeans living with some form of disability. The Act brings focus to infrastructure, product and service improvements, such as a ramp for a wheelchair or reader versions of e-books for visually impaired persons. The Accessibility Act is ever more relevant due to the increasing population share of elderly people. The EU Member States have until 2022 to transpose the Directive into their respective national legislation.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 01 Jul 2020

ECCENTRIC Webinar: Creating intergenerational projects to promote sustainable mobility

A CIVITAS ECCENTRIC webinar, which is taking place on 10 July from 11:30 to 13:00 CEST, brings you experiences from cities that have rolled out sustainable urban mobility projects that target the elderly and youth, bring generations together, and promote self-determined mobility and sustainability.
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 15 Jun 2020