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Transforming the urban transportation system

Welcome to join an inspiring webinar on how to create a transition in the urban transport system through a scientific theoretical framework and with a practical, modern example from the Belgian city Ghent.

The Swedish Cycling Research Centre (Cykelcentrum) hosts the event in collaboration with The Urban Cycling Institute, Amsterdam, and the network Cycling Knowledge Europe.

DATE AND TIME: June 2 at 13:00 – 15:30 (Central European Summer Time, GMT +2).
PLACE: Online in Teams. A link will be sent to the email address you give when you register.
REGISTRATION: It is not possible to register now. However, it will soon be possible to watch the replay here.
EXTRA: For those who are present during the webinar, there will be a chance to win a copy of Thalia Verkade’s and Marco te Brömmelstroet’s book ”Movement – How to take back our streets and transform our lives”. See below. More information at the webinar.

The webinar was recorded. You can watch the replay here.

You can win this book by Thalia Verkade & Marco te Brömmelstroet.
Porträttbild av Prof. Marco te Brömmelstroet.
Professor Marco te Brömmelstroet.
Porträttbild av vice borgmästare i Gent, Filip Watteeuw.
Deputy Mayor of Ghent, Filip Watteeuw.

Program

  • Introduction – PhD Anna Niska, Director of the Swedish Cycling Research Centre
  • Why was John Lennon in Bed with a Bicycle? – Professor Marco Te Brömmelstroet, University of Amsterdam, will present his latest research on how to create a transition for a more livable city with less environmental impact.
  • Break
  • How to Ghentify your city – Deputy Mayor of Ghent, Filip Watteeuw, presents how the city of Ghent in Belgium/Flanders, transformed through a circulation plan.
  • What makes change possible? – A panel discussion with representatives from the network Cycling Knowledge Europe and The Urban Cycling Institute

For a background to cycling in Europe, we recommend our webinar on April 18 (in Swedish), Initiativ för cykling på Europanivå.