The streets of Vienna have a unique feature known as, “Durchhäuser” (which translates to “through-houses”) that are traditional, pedestrian-friendly shortcuts through the city. These through-houses offer pedestrians public passage through the building, itself.
How will the future of cities look like? In January, city representatives and experts gathered to discuss how to build smarter cities that work for all their residents at the ‘Imagine the Urban Future’ conference co-organised by the Green Digital Charter (GDC) and the EUROCITIES Knowledge Society Forum (KSF)
Lima has agreed to send a delegation to Buenos Aires in March 2018 to share experience on upcoming projects following its hosting of the 2020 City Mobility meeting, a two-day event which Cities Today organised in December in the Peruvian capital.
Cities around the world are prioritising the use of public transport and reducing space for private cars. Although this benefits the environment and cuts down on congestion, Nick Michell (Cìties Today) highlights how restricted access for cars has met with opposition from retailer.
BikeAnjo.org, a member of the World Cycling Alliance created a guide which they just translated to English and Spanish on „How to Include Cycling in Urban Mobility Plans. Although it brings a Brazilian perspective, it can well serve as inspiration for cities in other parts of the world. You can download the guide here.
Despite all the efforts undertaken by the City of Stuttgart in recent years to reduce car traffic and to promote sustainable modes of transport, the city still suffers from congestion, noise and emissions. Corporate Mobility Management has become a major issue in the city’s overall Action Plan on Sustainable Mobility.
Registration will be open in the second half of March 2018. Congress attendance will be free of charge. Event schedule is published on our website.
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