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[01-10-2013]

Touring on two-wheels

The potential of two-wheeled transportation in facilitating urban transportation was the objective of an exhibition in front of the European Parliament in Brussels on September 18. At Sustainable2Wheels, which was part of the European Commission’s Mobility Week, Senior Consultant Ronald Jorna presented two projects about creating less energy-intensive transportation to serve the tourism industry, STARTER and SEEMORE.

[01-10-2013]

Sustainable tourism in Greece

Kos, Greece is a Mediterranean Isle with historic towns, beaches and summer cultural festivals that attract visitors from around the world. The visitors also bring with them lots of cars and congestion. To improve conditions of transport for visitors and locals and work toward larger goals of the European Commission related to public health and the environment, Kos is one of the communities participating in the European Commission sponsored project, Sustainable Transport for Areas with Tourism Through Energy Reduction (STARTER).

[16-09-2013]

Translating Cycling Planning

Walking and cycling are two forms of transportation accessible to a large segment of the population no matter if they are 8 or 80 years old. Angela van der Kloof spoke about this topic at the Professional Development Conference of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals in Boulder, USA, September 9 - 12, 2013.

[16-09-2013]

Sharing the Sidewalk

Whether the sidewalk is a narrow strip of concrete or a wide flower-lined promenade, there are always competing demands for this space. Should cyclists have priority or pedestrians or those using personal mobility devices? Designer Dick van Veen shared some ideas on the subject at the Walk21 International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in Munich, Germany, September 9 – 11, 2013.

 

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