From 16 to 22 September, hundreds of European cities will be participating in European Mobility Week. Climate Change is the theme of this year's event, reflecting the growing impact of greenhouse gas emissions from transport. For full details of activities in your region, visit the official website.
The European Commission has announced a public internet consultation on the urban environment. Interested groups and citizens are invited to give their views on issues including urban air pollution, traffic congestion and noise and greenhouse gas emissions from transport. The deadline is 21 September 2005. See the Commission website for further information.
The SIPTRAM workshop presented the work and results of the SIPTRAM project,
which started in November 2002 with the aim of encouraging local and regional authorities across Europe to improve the environmental and quality standards in urban public transport through the competitive tendering process.
From 16 to 22 September, cities and towns in more than 20 countries are organising European Mobility Week (EMW). More than 80 million citizens are able to take part in a range of activities dedicated to the promotion of sustainable mobility. This year's theme is 'Safe streets for Children', chosen to support the EU target to cut the death toll on European roads by 50% by 2010. European Mobility Week culminates with 'In town without my car!' day (Car Free Day) which falls on Wednesday 22 September.
T&E will hold a seminar in Brussels on 19 May on "Uniting environmental and social transport policies". It will look at potential mutual benefits for society and the environment of implementing environmentally responsible transport policies. Click 'Read more' to get the agenda, registration form and contact details.