Abstracts

2019 PASSENGERS IN 2019 – SIX WEEKS OF A SEXY DRT SYSTEM ON HILLY REMOTE AREAS

After decades, public transport finally appeared on the hilly areas of Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. The ZERGE on-demand minibus system implemented upon the SUMP, under frameworks of the Interreg CE SHAREPLACE project serves as living lab for DRT experiences and shows how it is feasible to organise public transport in low-density areas.

A METHOD TO MANAGE NEW MOBILITY SERVICES FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

New mobility services have flooded European cities over the last years, changing the patterns of the transport system. These mobility services give great potential to reach sustainable transportation, but also several challenges and risks linked to current developments. Here a method is presented including needs and barriers within Europe.

A TOURISM MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

My input lies in investigating the concept of Circular Economy and Sharing Economy in the mobility system. Which materials are used, how can they be looped and what hidden energy or material uses exist? Finally, how can mobility’s energy and material use be ecologically, socially and economically sustainable?

ACCESSIBILITY TO HEALTH FACILITIES BY THE ELDERLY: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN LISBON, PORTUGAL AND BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL

Comparative analysis for the accessibility to health facilities by the elderly in Lisbon, Portugal and Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

ADAPTING ROAD LAW TO NEW MOBILITY TRENDS

Setting up new rules requires a deep knowledge of the reality being addressed; legislators need to understand what is subjacent to their work in order to have a broad view and clear understanding of the different possible approaches, especially of those that are truly viable, sustainable and achievable.

AN INNOVATIVE TOOL TO INVOLVE DECISION-MAKERS, COMPANIES AND EMPLOYEES IN A NEW MOBILITY THINKING

An innovative mobility management tool has been developed, capable of influencing people’s daily mobility choices and leading them to adopt environmentally and economically sustainable behaviours. This tool also acts as a “nudge” for companies to adopt a mobility management approach, and plays a central role in supporting city planners.

AYR, NUDGING CITIZENS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY HABITS

AYR is an enabler for reducing CO2 emissions in the mobility sector, by nudging citizens towards sustainable habits. It is based on a blockchain platform that counts and values CO2 emissions avoided by people making sustainable mobility choices, rewarding them with digital credits that can be exchanged for green goods and services.

BEHAVIOUR CHANGES SESSION

Exchanging communication and information technology for everyday mobility between generations is a highly relevant topic to ensure an easy access to sustainable mobility for senior citizens.

Bottom up Mobility Change, a Civic Approach the Commons are Booming!


BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SOFTWARE, NEW TECHNOLOGY, NEW OPPORTUNITIES? REGIONAL TRANSPORT ANALYSIS THROUGH DATA MINING WITH THE TRAFFIC FLOW-VISUALISATION-MODEL (TRAVIMO)


CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES AND SOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE MOBILITY IN RURAL AREAS: THE SMARTA PROJECT

The presentation discusses the key findings from the SMARTA Project, highlighting the need for a new vision of rural mobility from different aspects, including, among the others, institutional, regulatory and financial framework, organization and key responsibilities on rural transport, and integration of shared mobility services and related policies.

CYCLING AND WALKING ACTIVITIES AND BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE – FINNISH EXPERIENCES FROM THE PAST TEN YEARS

The presentation will shed light on three Mobility Management programmes in Finland (2010-2019). Our focus is on active modes, walking and cycling. The main ambition has been to find out how the project-based activities within the programmes have addressed behavioural change and what kind of results have been achieved.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY – AN ECONOMIC SYSTEMS FOR THE WHOLE MOBILITY SYSTEM?

My input lies in investigating the concept of Circular Economy and Sharing Economy in the mobility system. Which materials are used, how can they be looped and what hidden energy or material uses exist? Finally, how can mobility’s energy and material use be ecologically, socially and economically sustainable?

CITY TRANSFORMATION THROUGH NEW MOBILITY PLAN


‘Cool Streets’ To Return Public Space To Pedestrians And Residents And For Climate Change Adaptation

“Cool Streets” is a heat adaptation measure. In three city areas, particularly affected by heat, fully shaded streets sections became car-free and were opened as recreational areas for residents for a limited period of time. The evaluation of the action shows high acceptance and manifold social effects.

DEVELOPING CITY SCENARIOS FOR URBAN MOBILITY TRANSITION: THE SPROUT PROJECT

The rapidly changing urban mobility environment – characterized by emerging business models, new technologies, and disruptive innovations – represents a considerable challenge for urban mobility policy making. Previously tested urban mobility policy responses turned out not to be adequate to address the transition underway and to address today´s societal challenges and issues related to citizens’ everyday lives.

ELECTRIFICATION OF TRADITIONAL “MOLICEIROS” BOATS USED FOR TOURISTIC VISITS IN THE URBAN WATER CANALS OF AVEIRO CITY

This paper presents the technical and governance challenges and actions carried out to plan and test in real operation the implementation of 10 electrical charging stations for 27 traditional wood moliceiros boats that operate in the water urban canals of Aveiro City and are currently powered by fossil fuel engines.

EVOLVING MEDIA RELATIONS BENEFIT INDUSTRY, MEDIA AND PUBLIC

As the general public learns about the newest events in the field smart mobility and mostly trust the traditional editorial media (newspapers, tv, radio). During the introduction phase of novelties, media plays a vital role in conveying the information from the industry to the public. Instead of creating hype, open and continuously evolving relations between the industry and media benefit both actors and allow the public to form opinions
on fact-based or critical news reporting.

FARMERS’S PROPENSITY TO ADOPT ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN THE AGRI-FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN

This study explores the intention of entrepreneurs operating in the Sicilian Short Food Supply Chain to adopt electric mobility in the transport system for their business.

FROM MAAS READINESS TO ACTION

In the presentation MaaS model is explored from different city related dimensions highlighting the possiblities versus reality.

GREEN DEALS TODAY FOR THE GREEN FUTURE OF AUSTRIA

Clean mobility – mobility which is emission-free, decarbonised, powered by renewable sources of energy, cycling or walking and which includes attractive multimodal alternatives with high service quality – this is the vision of mobility we would like to achieve and how we force it with our klimaaktiv mobil programm, based on the #mission2030, the Austrian Climate and Energy Strategy.

Inclusive digital mobility – not only for the young, wealthy and tech-savvy!

Digital mobility: is it only for the young, wealthy and tech-savvy? Let’s explore together how we can make digital mobility more accessible and inclusive for all parts of society. This challenge session will explore user requirements and the needs of policy makers to assess the inclusiveness of new mobility solutions. Participants will evaluate the accessibility and inclusiveness of route planners, booking systems and shared mobility apps.

INTERCOMP S.P.A. – SMART PARKING SYSTEMS

Covid-19 has drastically changed our habits, our relations and our routines. The impact on mobility will be vast and municipality must settle a strategy based on smart technologies, internet data and online operations, getting ready for next challenges.

JOINING FORCES TO INFLUENCE EMPLOYEES MOBILITY CHOICES: THE SASMOB ALLIANCE OF SZEGED

Looking for new ways to influence mobility behaviour, the city of Szeged initiated an alliance with major employers. This approach facilitates cooperation between businesses and the city, through which businesses receive tools to shape workplace mobility, and they can more efficiently contribute to the sustainable mobility goals of the city.

MAAS A HOLISTIC SOLUTION ALSO FOR THE LAST URBAN MILE AT THE URBAN PERIPHERY? – OPTIMAAS

Good variety of mobility services is mostly restricted to urban centres while urban non-core areas are heavily reliant on ownership-based mobility. OptiMaaS focuses on strategies to implement MaaS offers in urban non-core areas addressing multimodal solutions, the integration of services and rethinking and redesigning urban and transport policy and planning.

Maas and Traffic Management

Our world is changing under the influence of ever more and better services provided to everybody. This results in easier access to services and more affordable services. In the domain of Transportation, for example Mobility-as-a-Service is set to provide more, cheaper and easier to use mobility services to end user.

MAAS-CONCEPT AND NO PRIVATE PARKING: RESULTS FROM THE HOUSING PROJECT BRF VIVA, GOTHENBURG

The MaaS-concept EC2B has been implemented in a housing development in Gothenburg. Providing MaaS instead of car parking means tenants are nudged towards more sustainable transport habits, using a car only when they need one. The presentation will focus on experiences and lessons learnt one year into the pilot.

MANAGING ELECTRIC VEHICLE SHARING SYSTEMS OUTSIDE METROPOLITAN AREAS – OR HOW TO MAKE MAAS POSSIBLE IN A SMALLER CITY!

How does one introduce new forms of mobility in smaller cities and municipalities? This presentation will attempt to answer this question by providing examples of how to successfully introduce Mobility as a Service in a smaller city. It will include hands-on lessons on what to do and what to avoid.

MICRO-MOBILITY IN ANTWERP: A LICENSE MODEL FOR SHARED MOBILITY

Shared mobility is becoming more popular. Shared electric scooters, mopeds, bikes, cargo bikes are making their entrance in the cities. In order to ensure the quality and keep the quantity (vehicles taking up public space) in control, Antwerp has set up a license model for shared mobility providers.

MIDI-HUBS FOR COOPERATIVE SUSTAINABLE FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION IN URBAN AREAS – BUT WHERE TO LOCATE THEM?

Medium-sized hubs in the inner area of a city can contribute to improve distribution flows of goods in urban areas and thereby mitigate negative effects of road freight transport. A major challenge is the selection of an appropriate location for this midi-hub. We consider quantitative and qualitative factors for the selection process.

Mobility Information – Mobility Education

The mobility information is a personal and cost free service for all citizens and visitors of Stuttgart city. Information about all sustainable mobility modes available in town are given. With 40.000 demands per year it’s a highly frequented service. As an outcome of the contact with citizens several products have been developed to nudge grown up people as well as youngsters into sustainable mobility. And to show: “Look it’s right in front of you or at least just around the corner. Do one step, go ahead and your family and the others will follow!”

MOBILITY MANAGEMENT IN RURAL AREAS


MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT OF THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT IN A TOURISTIC MEDITERRANEAN CITY

This paper presents an integrated, two-level monitoring system for urban planners, combining environmental stations and thermal cameras and allowing real-time monitoring and analysis of traffic load, mobility and environmental data, and hence supports decision making, assessment and improvement of the SUMP action plan in Rethymno.
The system was developed, by the Technical University of Crete in cooperation with the Municipality of Rethymno, during the CIVITAS DESTINATIONS.

MOVING FROM CASE TO C-A-S-E: EMBRACING A PEOPLE-CENTRIC PARADIGM FOR THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

The future of mobility in cities and beyond cannot depend on Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electric cars only. We need a new kind of C-A-S-E. A people-centric one. People that travel every day to work, school, stores, entertainment venues want Convenience, Affordability, Safety and Environmental sustainability.

NAVEGANTE: THE NEW PUBLIC TRANSPORT TARIFF SYSTEM FOR THE LISBON METROPOLITAN AREA.

Aiming at the transition to sustainable mobility and attraction of new public transport (PT) passengers,
the Lisbon Metropolitan Area set out a new tariff system, allowing a simplification of the monthly passes
available and a significant reduction of their prices. This has induced a substantial increase on the demand
of both passes and ridership.

NEW MOBILITY SOLUTIONS IN KRAKOW – NOT ALWAYS A SUCCESS STORY

Krakow have been implementing both soft and hard measures to encourage mobility behavior change within society. Most of these actions are successful, but some of the ideas doesn’t fit in the local context or peoples attitude.

PLANNING OF SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY TOOL FOR MUNICIPALITIES ON HOW TO SUPPORT CHANGES OF NEW MOBILITY PLANNING AND TRAVEL BEHAVIOUR

Czech cities focus their transport planning on sustaining mobility of their citizens and visitors. They will have a new mobility planning tool at disposal, providing them with information for decision-making, offering mobility management solutions. The tool is designed in cooperation with Czech cities and replies to their planning needs.

PREPARING CITIES FOR AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have already entered cities through pilots. However, many cities, are not prepared for widespread use, and few have integrated AVs into their transportation plans. How can cities plan for an ambitious future as a livable city while incorporating AVs?

PROMOTING URBAN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING WITH GIS AND CROSS-BOUNDARY CITY PLANNING

The project “Modelling of well-being and improvement of well-being management -network project HYMY” focuses on to spatially identify the most relevant built environment elements of well-being and how theseare spatially distributed and accessible to residents, in the context of Finnish cities.

RETHINKING MOBILITY WITHIN UNIVERSITY: THE BASE APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE BEHAVIOURS

BASE (Bicocca Environment Society Economy) is dedicated to foster environmental sustainability within the University of Milano Bicocca. BASE takes a holistic approach to sustainability in different areas, among which stands mobility management. Such an approach is aimed at providing, restricting, persuading and finally innovating the behaviours of university population.

SHARED MOBILITY: GET IT ROCKING IN TOWN!

Shared mobility is rocking! Carsharing and bikesharing is booming in many places and new forms like e-scooters pop up suddenly. Cities however struggle with market initiatives and don’t know how to deal shared mobility. What can we learn from successful cities? And how will we make shared mobility rock?

SHARED MOBILITY IN LISBON: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

The municipality of Lisbon has developed a strategic vision for mobility in 2030, an instrument that intends to guide the city in the next decade. It is based on optimizing and integrating different layers of the mobilityecosystem, bringing the city back to the people.

SMART MOBILITY – THE ROLE OF CITIES AND REGIONS

Digitalisation of the transport system is coming rapidly. Many cities are not prepared for all new mobility services. This paper presents a way for cities to work with it via scenarios and a working platform for management and cooperation with different actors.

SMART NEIGHBOURHOOD MOBILITY AS KEY MEASURE FOR CITIES

Smart neighbourhoods are a future model for cities in which Mobility-as-a-Service can become an essential component and success factor. With Fluidtime’s technology for the management of neighbourhoods, residents have the opportunity to transparently manage travels, test mobility alternatives and be incentivized to adopt an economical and eco-friendly approach in life.

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT CONTROL STRATEGIES: DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

New technology provides great opportunities for increasing urban transport sustainability, but to be most effective, technology must be combined with new ways of thinking. The paper outlines an approach that combines new thinking with technology and provides a railway example.

TARTU SMART MOBILITY REVOLUTION – NEW REALITY WITH MOBILE BIG DATA

Tartu introduced two large scale changes in mobility in summer 2019 “ a totally redesigned bus line network and a new e-bike sharing system, interconnected. Both designed using mobile big data. The presentations are about very promising initial impacts of both projects.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY OF SHORT FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN’S TRANSPORT SYSTEM. WHAT CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE?

This study was carried out in Southern Italy and assess the environmental impact of the transport system adopted in the short food supply chain.

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AUTOMATED ROAD TRANSPORT WHAT ARE THE IMPEDING AND PROMOTING FACTORS ON A MULTILEVEL-PERSPECTIVE FOR AUTHORITIES?

This challenge aims to point out which factors affected the implementation of Automated Road Transport (ART). The vertical multilevel approach (macro, meso, micro) helps the authorities to understand the preconditions on an integrative way. The participants give the results an international view and can discuss the related innovations for ART.

THE LAST MILE PROJECT – IMPROVING FRAMEWORK CONDITIONS FOR FLEXIBLE LAST-MILE SOLUTIONS IN RURAL TOURIST REGIONS IN THE LONG TERM

The presentation highlights outcomes of the 4-year project LAST MILE (Interreg Europe, 2016-2020), in which 6 regional authorities in Europe had taken inspiration from each other in order to improve framework conditions for the realization of (touristic) flexible transport solutions in their regions. First improvements could already be implemented.

THE PERCEPTION OF MESSAGES THAT ENCOURAGE MODAL SHIFT

The presentation focuses on the perception by car drivers of incentive messages about public transport and cycling. Those messages are displayed on a Travel Planner app. Their text and graphical interface are based on several hypotheses. We studied impacts of these messages on Travel behavior change through Focus Groups.

TOWARDS A CONNECTED EUROPE INTERNET OF MOBILITY ENABLING AN OPEN, INTEROPERABLE AND DECENTRALIZED MAAS ECOSYSTEM

An Internet of Mobility would allow any vehicle: public, privately owned, shared, autonomous, to be discoverable, included routed, booked and paid for by any user of any app connected to the Internet of Mobility. Iomob has already commenced a 4 phase journey to enable an open, interoperable decentralized MaaS ecosystem.

UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL FOR COMMUTING BY BIKE IN REGION VÄSTRA GÖTALAND, SWEDEN

During 2018, a study of the potential for commuting by bike was made by Region Västra Götaland. The study showed that more than 37 % of the inhabitants could reach their workplace by bike in less than 30 minutes. The current share of bicycling in the region is about 7 %.