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Metamorphosis: Cities for Children. Stakeholders roundtable

  • Posted on: 5 June 2019
  • By: Marta Palacios
Brussels, Belgium
Wed 19.06.2019

ECF (European Cyclists´ Federation)  hosts a Metamorphosis stakeholders roundtable on June 19th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm focusing on how cities can become more children friendly in their urban spaces city planning. 

Metamorphosis works toward a “New Normal” where the enormous space reserve in our cities that is currently mainly occupied by machines can be accessed and used in healthier and more human-centred waysr people who live there and nearby.

2019 Polis Conference

  • Posted on: 13 May 2019
  • By: Marta Palacios
Brussels, Belgium
Wed 27.11.2019 to Thu 28.11.2019

Innovation in Transport for Sustainable Cities and Regions

The 2019 Polis Conference takes place on 27 and 28 November 2019 at The Egg in Brussels.

The annual Polis Conference provides an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience, and for the wider transport community to engage with representatives of local and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions. 

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9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns

  • Posted on: 26 March 2019
  • By: Marta Palacios
Mannheim, Germany
Wed 30.09.2020 to Fri 02.10.2020

Hosted by the City of Manheim, and ICLEI, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its doors for the 9th time from 30 September - 2 October 2020 in Mannheim, Germany.

The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban transformation and lead the way in guiding Europe towards a secure and sustainable future.

Fifth Biennial of Public Space

  • Posted on: 21 March 2019
  • By: Marta Palacios
Rome, Italy
Thu 30.05.2019 to Sat 01.06.2019

The Biennale Public Space is a biennial event for the exchange and dissemination of research activities and actions carried out on the issues of urban public spaces. 

The Biennale 2019, like its predecessors, is not an isolated event but is a path that sees the implementation of various initiatives that will take place between February and May in the country and internationally under a "journey through common best practice ". The themes of the initiatives are public green, sustainable mobility and public art.

Webinar Monitoring and Evaluation of urban mobility measures - 22th May 11:00 (CET)

  • Posted on: 20 March 2019
  • By: admin
Wed 22.05.2019

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an integrated part of SUMPs and plays a crucial role to prove the success of urban mobility measures. Based on experience made in the EU-funded project METAMORPHOSIS, this webinar provides you with recommendations to design a feasible M&E approach.

This webinar gives answers to the following questions:

Webinar How to build SUMP for more child-friendly and liveable cities - May 13th at 11:00 (CET)

  • Posted on: 20 March 2019
  • By: admin
Mon 13.05.2019

During urban planning phases, children's wishes and views are often forgotten. With the three-year long (2018-2020) METAMORPHOSIS project, seven cities want to pursue the goal of child-friendly neighbourhoods and let children arise their voice for neighbourhood planning.

Walking Trees in Munich

  • Posted on: 18 March 2019
  • By: Merle Schroer

Today, most of the streets in Munich are mainly designed for motorized vehicles. This has led to a high percentage of concrete space for cars and go-through-traffic at the expense of green space for recreational usage.

To address this issue and to show alternatives, a greening project was established in the city of Munich, called “Wanderbaumallee” (literally “Alley of walking Trees”). In the past, such projects were already implemented with very positive results, such as trees that were actually planted and remain permanently in the city.

Webinar on promotion of active mobility - 15th April at 14.00 (CET)

  • Posted on: 12 March 2019
  • By: Carlotta Petolicchio
Mon 15.04.2019

According to the UN, 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. If nothing changes, this will lead to a decrease in urban liveability and accessibility. As more children are living within densifying cities, it becomes increasingly urgent to create a child-friendly public realm.  
Active mobility plays a vital role in contributing to a solution.

International Conference on Climate Action ICCA 2019

  • Posted on: 21 February 2019
  • By: Marta Palacios
Heidelberg, Germany
Wed 22.05.2019 to Thu 23.05.2019

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Heidelberg will jointly host the International Conference on Climate Action – ICCA2019 – in Heidelberg on May 22 and 23 2019. The conference will bring together leaders and decision makers from states, regions and cities as well as stakeholders and experts from around the world.