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The EcoMobility World Festival 2017 in Kaohsiung

This October, Kaohsiung City will host the EcoMobility World Festival 2017, transforming the streets of the historic Hamasen neighborhood into a dedicated space for ecomobile transport for an entire month.
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Kaohsiung City will host the 3rd EcoMobility World Festival in October 2017. The Festival will enable the city to free valuable urban space from car traffic by opening the streets of the Hamasen neighbourhood in Kaohsiung exclusively for ecomobile modes of transport such as walking, cycling, public transport, shared vehicles and light electric vehicles.

The Festival will be a live demonstration of how cities can create a forward-thinking urban transportation culture through ecomobility.

About the festival

EcoMobility Congress
Livable. Shared. Intelligent.
2-4 October 2017

The EcoMobility World Congress 2017 will bring together local representatives and transportation experts from the public and private sectors to discuss how to make sustainable transport livable, shared and intelligent.

Local governments, non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, businesses, media and civil society are invited to join the Congress and connect, exchange, showcase, report and learn.

  1. To globally showcase your achievements and commitments to ecomobility.
  2. To network with high-level governmental representative and transport experts.
  3. To be part of the transformation of an ecomobile neighborhood.
  4. To see new possibilities for the future of transportation in your city.
  5. To explore and test the latest technological advancements and partnership opportunities.

Kaohsiung has already implemented a number of measures to reduce car dependency, including the development of a rental bike system with 159 stations so far, and 750 kilometers of cycle paths. In addition, the city already has multiple public transport systems, including MRT, high speed rail, the Taiwan Railway, city buses, ferries, solar boats, and light rail (the first of its kind without catenary cables in Asia).

For the festival, a car-free zone will be created to demonstrate to citizens and visitors how car dependency can be relieved. A travel center will be constructed to manage the flow, and double shuttle bus services will be provided. In collaboration with residents, a variety of car-free day activities will be conducted.

+ Congress

EcoMobility Congress
Livable. Shared. Intelligent.
2-4 October 2017

The EcoMobility World Congress 2017 will bring together local representatives and transportation experts from the public and private sectors to discuss how to make sustainable transport livable, shared and intelligent.

Local governments, non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, businesses, media and civil society are invited to join the Congress and connect, exchange, showcase, report and learn.

+ 5reasons why cities should participate
  1. To globally showcase your achievements and commitments to ecomobility.
  2. To network with high-level governmental representative and transport experts.
  3. To be part of the transformation of an ecomobile neighborhood.
  4. To see new possibilities for the future of transportation in your city.
  5. To explore and test the latest technological advancements and partnership opportunities.
+ Key facts

Kaohsiung has already implemented a number of measures to reduce car dependency, including the development of a rental bike system with 159 stations so far, and 750 kilometers of cycle paths. In addition, the city already has multiple public transport systems, including MRT, high speed rail, the Taiwan Railway, city buses, ferries, solar boats, and light rail (the first of its kind without catenary cables in Asia).

For the festival, a car-free zone will be created to demonstrate to citizens and visitors how car dependency can be relieved. A travel center will be constructed to manage the flow, and double shuttle bus services will be provided. In collaboration with residents, a variety of car-free day activities will be conducted.

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Young Professionals Track

1-4 Oct

Cultural and technical tours

5 Oct

Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) capacity building workshop

6 Oct

Closing ceremony

31 Oct