As the National Co-ordinator of European Mobility Week for the UK, Act TravelWise encourages local authorities, county councils, transport authorities and all others to take part this year. Local authorities will need to register their participation at http://www.mobilityweek.eu/join-us/registration/
The Electric Vehicle Summit, organised by Surrey County Council and keynoted by Baroness Kramer, provides a platform for knowledge sharing between the car industry, government and academia to share information about the development of the EV sector.
Cycle to Work Day is a national event, championed by multi gold medal winning Paralympic cyclist, Dame Sarah Storey, which aims to encourage everyone to take to two-wheels and cycle to work for just one day on Thursday 4 September 2014. Cyclists can pledge their miles, win prizes and benefit from Free Bike Health Checks. Find out how your employers can get on board by visiting www.cycletoworkday.org.
Twenty local authorities have joined an informal UK national network on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), co-ordinated by Act TravelWise as part of a three-year European project called ENDURANCE. The aim is to share best practice, both nationally and internationally on SUMPs.
Social media is a hugely untapped platform for influencing travel behaviour. It was used with great effect during the London 2012 Games as part of the "Get Ahead of the Games" campaign. This workshop will explore some of the lessons learnt during the Games and enable attendees to apply them to their own situations.
The Committee of the Regions (CoR), together with theRegion of Attica, will organise the 6th European Summit of Regions and Cities in Athens on 7 and 8 March 2014 at a key political moment for the future of Europe.
The 12th TPM in London, will encourage, through this call for papers, an extremely varied programme of presentations of keen interest to all transport Practitioners. Call for Papers deadline is 3rd February 2014.
This year's Annual Polis Conferences takes place in Brussels on 4-5 December 2013, and provides an excellent opportunity for cities and regions to showcase transport achievements to a large audience. For the wider transport community, the conference allows to engage with representatives of city and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.
Join us for our relaunch at this sold-out conference!