Mobility and public space practices towards sustainability and livability
A first webinar bringing together all city partners and a wider group of interested stakeholders will be organised on Monday 29 November, 10.00 – 14.00 CET.
It will showcase examples of innovative mobility and public space practices and allow time for discussions and networking.
Moderator: Iván Tosics URBACT Thematic Programme Expert
10:00 Introduction by Iván Tosics, URBACT Thematic Pole Expert
10:10 Keynote by Tiago Lopes Farias, President and CEO at Carris, Lisbon municipal bus and tram operator and associate professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa - “Major challenges arising from COVID, the new mobility patterns and what digital will bring to cities”
10:55 Dealing with new challenges through innovative mobility and public space policies - Experiences from URBACT cities, partners of RiConnect, Space4people and ThrivingStreets networks
Arad, Romania > by Doina Dumitrescu and Ana Maria Motoc, Municipality of Arad
Livry-Gargan, Grand Paris > by Lise-Adélaïde Thomas, Métropole du Grand Paris
Oldham, Greater Manchester > by Elsie Wraighte, Transport for Greater Manchester
12:00 Lunch break
12:30 Thematic discussions: mobility and public space dilemmas , Expert inputs and break-out room discussions
Urban centre areas > Input by Claus Köllinger, Space4people Lead Expert
Urban neighbourhoods > Input by Béla Kézy, ThrivingStreets Lead Expert
Peripheral urban areas > Input by Roland Krebs, RiConnect Lead Expert
14:00 Webinar closure
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