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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.

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.

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
By cnebusi / Updated: 08 Jun 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 15 May 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 16 Jan 2020

North East Parking Show

The North East Parking Show is a new event designed to showcase the best in local authority parking and traffic management. It is an opportunity for delegates to learn about new developments and approaches to managing parking, and experience new technologies and systems. 

The programme features keynote speeches, workshops and the Parking Innovations Showcase to address key aspects of the sector such as payment technology, electric vehicle charging, urban foresight and accessibility. 

This is event is free for delegates from local authorities.