Workshop on Sustainable Urban Mobility and Urban Planning at the Better Air Quality 2016 Conference
Together with Clean Air Asia (CAA) and GIZ, ICLEI conducted a workshop on Land-use and transport on the 02 September 2016 during the Better Air Quality Workshop in Busan, Rep. of Korea.
Attended by participants from academia, city governments, practitioners, the workshop was a very interactive discussion among the participants and trainers, Prof Paul Barter (National university of Singapore); Mr Michel Arnd (GIZ); Ms Kathleen Dematera (Clean Air Asia) and Mr Sunny Kodukula (ICLEI).
The topics of the workshop included:
– Land-use and transport: What is the reaction between land-use and transport, how can cities benefit from proper land-use and transport interaction and how can such interaction be economically advantageous
– Travel Demand Management : how to control the need to travel and what are the options that exist i.e. economic instruments, parking measures, improvements etc.
– Public Transport planning: What kind of public transport does a city require, the method of public transport planning, what are the factors that influence the decision of people to take (or continue taking) public transport
– Walkability in Cities: The various conditions that enable walking in cities, factors that deter people from walking, examples from research conducted in various cities and the conclusions
Further details on the workshop can be obtained by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dockless bikes being transported in Guiyang, China (Photo credit: Monika Zimmermann)