Issue #82
August 2013

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Dear members,

after summer break InfoPolis is back to look into upcoming highlights of this Autumn, which comes along with a number of excellent networking and learning opportunities. September kicks off with 2 Polis Working Group meetings on parking and on health&transport featuring highly knowledgeable speakers. Read more about the meetings and how to register in this InfoPolis.

4-5 December will see the year's highlight, the 2013 Annual Polis Conference in Brussels. The draft programme is available. Registration is free of charge for Polis members and should be done online before all seats are taken!

We would also remind you to always make sure to browse the Polis website while you are logged in as a Polis member! Contact us if you do not know your login details!

Yours sincerely,

Sylvain Haon
Secretary General


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2013 Polis Conference: Registration open for Polis members

Online registration is now open and can be found, along with practical information, here.


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Polis Network News

New speakers confirmed at Polis Working Group meeting on Health and Transport

New speakers have confirmed their participation at Polis Working Group meeting on Health & Transport (Active Mobility) on Thursday, September 19th in Brussels. Registration is open online!

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Register now for the EPA-Polis Parking Workshop - Dublin 10 September 2013

How can we make on street parking a success? That is the question EPA and Polis try to answer on the 3rd EPA-Polis workshop to take place in Dublin, the day before the EPA congress. Presentations from TU Dresden, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Lille, EPA and Polis are currently confirmed.

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Programme of 2013 Annual Polis Conference online

The draft programme of this year's Polis Conference, 4-5 December 2013 in Brussels, features sessions on how to link health and transportation, opening up transport data, smart parking strategies, safety for vulnerable road users and many more. Registration is now open until all seats are taken.

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Sustainable 2Wheels event

On the 18th of September, the Sustainable 2Wheels event will for the fourth time bring together European businesses, policy makers and citizens to explore how 2wheel transport can contribute to cleaner, greener, healthier living environments. Polis is present with a stand at the venue.

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European projects

TIDE Invitation to Innovative Cities

Have you ever wondered how to transfer an innovative (transport) idea from another city to your own? Or how to share your innovative ideas with others?

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STRAIGHTSOL Demonstration Results Workshop/Exhibition

The results of seven innovative urban freight demostrations will be presented on September 24th in Amsterdam. These include an urban consolidation centre, a city logistics mobile depot, night time distribution, loading and unloading operations and ITS services for last mile solutions.

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New methodology for quality monitoring of public transport

The IEE co-funded ENERQI project has come to an end and delivered an online tool for quality monitoring. An article in the magazine 'Eurotransport' describes for whom this new methodology is suitable.

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Around Europe and beyond

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New city bikes in Copenhagen

When Copenhagen in 2012 said goodbye to their 17 years-old faithful city bikes, it was time for a radical change of the system. On August 16th a new pilot scheme was launched with 15 modern bikes growing up to 1,200 in the autumn and eventually, the system can be expanded to more than 3,000 bikes.

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EcoMobility World Festival and Congress to kick off in South Korea

Opening for the EcoMobility World Festival 2013 (1-30 September), the EcoMobility congress (1-4 September) enables international actors, united through mutual interest in sustainable transportation, to come together. Polis is an endorsing partner of the festival and the congress.

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