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Workshop "Active transport in the metropolitan century" - 5 projects for Polis!

12 October 2015

Within the framework of OPEN DAYS, on 14 October 2015 the workshop "Active transport in the metropolitan century: Policies and measures to support walking and cycling" will take place in Brussels (KBC Building, Avenue du Port/Havenlaan 2).

The event will start with a key note by Philippe Crist from the OECD International Transport Forum and will then showcase examples of successful policies and measures at the European and regional levels that maximize mobility options and release funds for smart urban road design, while reducing congestion, noise and air pollution.

Other speakers include:

  • Mr Pascal Smet, Minister of the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region for Mobility and Public Works
  • Mr Metodi Abramov, Head of international projects, Sofia Municipality, Transport Department
  • Ms Petra Jens, Representative for pedestrians' matters, Mobility Agency of the City of Vienna ​

The event is followed by an exhibition of ongoing mobility projects, supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (IEE) and Horizon 2020. Polis will present 5 projects in which it is involved: STARSSWITCHPTP-Cycle (IEE), TRACE and FLOW (H2020).

See here the final agenda.

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