The webinar “Good practices for Sustainable Mobility in Higher Education Facilities” will be presented next Monday, June 14th at 14h. It is organized by the workgroup Sustainable Mobility of the Sustainable Campus Network (Rede Campus Sustentável)- Project BooST will be represented by researcher Ana Mélice Dias, presenting the Cycling Measures Selector, in a University context. Registrations are open at https://videoconf-colibri.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qfu2qrzMiGdBJeriYti_5XAbMoFgh25wt
MUBi Porto – Association for Cycling Mobility launches a petition for a more bicycle friendly and accessible Porto, where it highlights measures necessary to change the mobility paradigm in the city. If you are a cyclist, sign; if not, sign too. All of us, even car drivers, are pedestrians and the bicycle, when properly used, is one of the major allies of pedestrians, even for car drivers, so all of us can walk serenely.
In the final session of the Cycle of Events Urban Mobility Post-Covid, Cristina Pimentel and Álvaro Herédia shared mobility measures currently being intoduced in the cities of Porto and Valladolid, respectively.
Next monday , July 13th, at 15:00, we’ll have Cristina Nieto Guimarães Pimentel, Deputy Mayor for Mobility at Porto Municipality, and Alvaro Fernandez Heredia, Administrator of Autobuses Urbanos de Valladolid SA (Auvasa). The conversation will be transmitted online at https://www.facebook.com/mobilidadeurbanaposcovid19/.
This is an initiative organized by project BooST and L3P.
Next Monday, July 6th, at 15:00, we will have Xavier Matilla Ayalla, chief architect of Ajuntament de Barcelona, responsible for urban politics and life quality of the city of Barcelona and a representative from Lisbon’s Municipality. The event will be transmitted on https://www.facebook.com/mobilidadeurbanaposcovid19/. This is an initiative organized by BooST – Boosting Starter Cycling Cities and the Planning and Public Policies Lab – L3P.
In responde to post-pandemic needs, Lisbon will introduce more cycleways and bicycle parking, reduce motorized vehicle speed and launch a support program for bicycle purchase.
More than 20 public libraries across the U.S. have introduced special bike-share programmes, in which members take out bicycles from the library for free before returning them at the end of the day. The initiative is part of a trend where renting a bike to get around town is just as easy as borrowing a book.
New York to design a 58.4 million $ plan that aims to increase cycling infrastructure and safety throughout the city.
Local authorities in Amsterdam announced plans to eliminate 10.000 parking spaces. A new short film by StreetFilms documents how the process has been well received, without anyone complaining, making the city even more bike-friendly and giving the streets back to people and communities.
A pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion will be published in the autumn of 2019. The aspiration of the Plan is to double the amount of cycling in the pan-European region, which consists of the 54 countries. For many of these countries, the guidance will be the first step in promoting cycling at the national level.