The City of Stuttgart organizes the First Car-free Day in cooperation with the municipal event agency in.Stuttgart on September 22, 2019 in the city centre. The numerous activities – from a cargo bike roadshow, a bike safety parcour for kids to pedestrian events and dance perfomances – take place along the main artery Theodor-Heus-Strasse which will be closed on the same day for car traffic. The main objective is to show that public space must be recovered for pedestrians, cyclists and other sustainable mobility actions in order to create a more liveable environment on our streets and neighborhoods. More information will be published here soon.
The City of Stuttgart organizes in cooperation with the Economic Promotion Department of the Stuttgart Region the Third E-Mobility Action Day (AtEm) on September 22, 2019 in the city centre on the Marktplatz and Karslplatz squares. The event which was organized for the first time in 2017 in the framework of the International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS30), is addressed to the broad public offering a large programme for parents and their kids as well as useful information on electric vehicles (two- and four wheelers, cargo bikes, etc.).
Register now: European Cycling Summit 2018 is taking place in Salzburg from 24th to 26th of September 2018
We want to invite you to this year’s European Cycling Summit, taking place from September 24th to 26th in Salzburg. This year’s event is being held under the motto “Cycling culture moves” and will spotlight cyclists into the very centre of interest.
From June 24th to 27th, 2018 the World Parking Symposium XI will take place in Berlin. The World Parking Symposium is organized every two years by the Canadian Parking Foundation and offers to experts from all over the world a unique forum to discuss the topical issues in the world of parking.
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.
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