Tag: mobility


Study Visit Parma – Merida, June 22-24

In the framework of the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme (IURC Latin America), funded by the European Union, a delegation of three officials from the Mexican city of Merida carried out a three-day study visit to the city of Parma, Italy between June 22-24 of 2022.   [caption id="attachment_28430" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Parma’s presentation about Governance Structure for Mobility[/caption] In...

Watch the webinar video: “Inclusive Recycling”

(EN) On June 15th, IURC Latin America held its 6th webinar about “Inclusive Recycling”. The event brought together international experts from the municipalities of Fortaleza (Brazil) and Hermosillo (Mexico), as well as a representative of the WIEGO network. The webinar introduced inclusive recycling and the potential of integrating the empowerment of vulnerable women with sustainable practices that incorporate technology and...

Watch the webinar video: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Choices in Cities”

On May 19th, IURC Latin America held its 5th webinar about “Mobility Behaviour Change”. The event brought together international experts from ITDP Mexico, the municipality of Umea (Sweden), and the municipality of Parma (Italy), which introduced mobility behaviour change measures and initiatives, encouraging citizens to adopt active and sustainable mobility habits. The three panellists explored the relevance of behaviour change...

Webinar 6: “Inclusive Recycling”

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Inclusive Recycling” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, June 15th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The event will introduce...

Webinar 5: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Travel Choices in Cities”

The use of private motorised vehicles in cities is responsible for a series of negative externalities, such as air and noise pollution, traffic congestion and traffic accidents, amongst others. In this regard, cities are increasingly adopting innovative policies and measures to disincentivise the use of private cars, and therefore, promote more active and sustainable mobility choices. Various measures and initiatives...

Journey to make both Dublin and Seoul future cycling and walking cities

On the first week of March, Seoul and Dublin met again to share and continue the conversation on walkable and cyclable cities. In this meeting, Patricia Reidy and Christopher K. Manzira from Dublin presented the city’s plans for walking and cycling. The meeting started with the presentation, Covid Pandemic Response – Changing the streetscape, by Patricia Reidy. In this presentation, we...

EU-Korean cities shared concrete actions and partnerships on smart cities, smart mobility, and sustainable cities at the IURC Quarterly Meeting

The IURC Quarterly Meeting brought together both EU and Korean cities. The event was also joined by the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Korea (EUD) while CityNet delegates shared the overall progress in IURC so far. The meeting started with a warm welcome from Mr. Patrick Polacsek of the EUD. Ms. Megan Chow, from the IURC...

Making cities walkable with Seoul and Dublin

On 27 January 2022, Seoul and Dublin followed up their meeting from two weeks prior with another meeting. In the previous meeting, Dublin presented on their walking and cycling plan, and during this meeting, Seoul presented on their plans for a walkable city. It is planned that cycling will be discussed in more detail in an upcoming meeting. The featured...

Busan and Rotterdam discuss joint actions on mobility and logistics

Busan and Rotterdam reunited again in the new year for the first time since the bilateral meetings in October. Both cities presented on their current implementation of mobility solutions and shared ideas about the discussion topics for future meetings and study visits. Busan shared about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and its implementation. The BRT system, also known as...

Ranchi and Reggio Emilia discuss mobility solutions during 1st meeting

On 20 January 2022, city officials from Ranchi Municipal Corporation in Jharkhand, India, and Reggio Emilia, Italy, met online for the first time to introduce their cities and discuss the topic of cooperation. Mr. Rajesh Kumar, City Data Officer of Ranchi, helped paint a picture of Ranchi’s mobility scenario. After the formation of a new state, Jharkhand in 2000, Ranchi...