Webinar: Behavioural change and urban mobility


Cover photo webinar Behavioural change and urban mobility

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Changing our habits is the key to sustainable mobility. The best way to influence behavior is to design good transport spatial solutions aimed at people, not cars. This includes the reliability and comfort of public transport and adequate pedestrian and cycling infrastructure. Only good and easily accessible transport alternatives can encourage people to think about other modes of transport and to stop relying solely on private cars.

The CIVINET Slo-Cro-SEE is hosting a webinar that will focus on this topic, specifically the impact of implemented measures on local inhabitants, and their subsequent behavioral changes. The webinar will focus on providing real-life examples from cities within the CIVINET Slo-Cro-SEE network. Presentations will consist of best practices from two decades of the CIVITAS Initiative and examples across Slovenia, of urban redesign and/or temporary conversion of city streets and neighborhoods in which citizens were involved - and their acceptance was achieved!

The webinar will be held on 13 December 2022, from 11:00 - 13:00 CET.

Change is an integral and necessary part of the life of individuals, families, organizations, and society. If we want to achieve the targets of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and achieve a climate-neutral EU by 2050, our behavior and habits in everyday travel should also change.

The webinar is intended for students, young experts and future leaders of urban mobility, representatives of local government, members of the CIVINET Slovenia-Croatia-SEE network and other European CIVINET networks, and all stakeholders interested in this topic.

Thematic presentations

  • Introduction to the topic of todays webinar – Behavioural changes in mobility / Magdalena Makar, ODRAZ (Croatia)
  • Messages are as powerful as infrastructure: best practice examples from 20 years of CIVITAS / Fred Dotter, Mobiel 21 (Belgium)
  • Impacts of a SUMP measure – a neighbourhood-wide street redesign in Ljutomer, Slovenia / Mojca Balant, Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia 
  • "Let's make this permanent!" Temporary transport measures as street lab – case of Rudarska street in Velenje, Slovenia / Nela Halilović, Institute for Spatial Policies (Slovenia)

Find the agenda  HERE.

Get involved
Register to participate in the webinar no later than 11 December 11, 2022 at the following link: https://forms.gle/LxuFohSb1q1uhMQL8
The webinar will be held in English.
The day before the webinar, a Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants.

The webinar is organized as part of the CLIMASUM project activities. This project is part of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK).

Author: the Network for Sustainable Urban Mobility CIVINET Slovenia-Croatia-SEE



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