Transport for people with reduced mobility

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Planners, policy makers and transport providers need to ensure accessibility for passengers with specific needs such as people with disabilities or senior citizens. This may include measures to ensure the accessibility of public transport or specific services such as 'dial-a-ride' schemes.

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By Carla Giaume / Updated: 01 Jul 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 01 Jul 2022

MobiliseYourCity report - "Access for All: Babies, Toddlers, and Their Caregivers"

The MobiliseYourCity Knowledge Platform has recently published a report, "Access for All: Babies, Toddlers, and Their Caregivers", which explores the mobility needs of babies and toddlers (0-5 years old), as well as their caregivers.

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By Frankie Long / Updated: 27 Jun 2022

Findings published on urban accessibility for those with disabilities

Findings published by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) and World Enabled (The Victor Pineda Foundation) explore accessible transit-oriented development and sustainable urban mobility through the lens of people with disabilities and offers a set of recommendations to promote appropriate actions.
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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 23 Jun 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 06 Jun 2022

Transport accessibility for persons with disabilities - Public hearing

The EESC (European Economic and Social Committee) is organising a public hearing on "Transport Accessibility for persons with disabilities" on 23 June 2022.

The aim of the event is to reflect on which steps the EU could take to make progress on this topic, in particular by identifying the existing barriers and obstacles and good practices and to offer a space for debate to organisations representing persons with disabilities and other stakeholders.

Your participation and input are most welcome!

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 31 May 2022

Urban Mobility Days Conference 2022

Urban Mobility Days 2022 

The date and location for the 2022 edition of Urban Mobility Days have now been confirmed. The conference will take place on 20-22 September in Brno, Czech Republic.

Following in the footsteps of previous successful conferences, this year’s theme is “Moving people and goods more sustainably”. More than 70% of Europeans live in cities, and urban areas account for around 23% of the EU’s GHG transport emissions. If we are to achieve ambitious climate targets, transforming urban mobility will be critical.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 11 Apr 2022
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 31 Jan 2022
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 16 May 2022
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 22 Dec 2021