An international LIFE+ Platform Meeting on Alternative Future Urban Mobility, organised by the Astrale LIFE monitoring team, is being held in cooperation with the current German LIFE project, Clean Air , (LIFE 11 ENV/DE/000495) and the German Federal Environmental Agency (UBA). There will be a presentation on the latest EU policy developments by Guido de Wilt of the European Commission DG Environment.
The aim of this compact thematic seminar is to bring together practitioners from across Europe to:
- Share and benefit from the experiences of completed and ongoing LIFE projects (and other initiatives) focusing on ‘Alternative Future Urban Mobility’;
- Discuss the key issues – e.g. how to foster the change from the current mobility mode to new habits, and how to motivate people to use an e-bike rather than a car; and
- Conclude recommendations on how the LIFE programme and the European Commission in general could support this topic.
Xavier Querol participated at the meeting as AIRUSE representative, presenting data on the effect of urban mobility on air quality and possible measures to reduce this impact.