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Mobility and public space practices towards sustainability and livability

29 November 2021
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URBACT Action Planning Networks RiConnect, Space4People and Thriving Streets are launching a city policy learning platform on the topics on mobility and public space.

Cycling infrastructure in Gdansk

 

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

 

Programme:

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

 

To register, please click here.

For more regular updates and exchanges with the networks, join the Walk'n'Roll Cities LinkedIn group.