European Free Public Transport Cities - networking seminar
06 December 2012, Brussels, Belgium
Free Public Transport networking seminar with 20 participants was held in Tallinn EU Office in Brussels on December 6, 2012.
Seminar gathered free public transport cities Aubagne, Hasselt and Tallinn; representatives from Brussels STIB and regional offices of Ile-de-France, Tuscany, East-Sweden and Baden-Würtenberg; institutions like POLIS, UBC transport commission and National Technical University of Athens.
The presentations covered wide speectrum of ideological aspects, socio-economical features, best practices of impelementation and cooperation prospects between European free public trasport cities.
Introduction (.doc) - Allan Alaküla, Head of Tallinn EU Office
Need for networking of European Free Public Transport Cities (.ppt) - Taavi Aas, Deputy Mayor, City of Tallinn
Road toll to pay for Metro construction in Athens – possible way towards free public transport (.pdf) - George Yannis, Associate Professor National Technical University of Athens
Free public transport from Baltic Sea Region perspective (.doc) - Andrzej Bien, Union of Baltic Cities, Commission on Transportation, Chairman
Liberté, Égalité, Gratuité – free public transport experience of Aubagne (.doc) - Bernard Calabuig , member of the private office of the President of Aubagne and Etoile urban Community, in charge of participatory democracy and free public transport
Mobility in Hasselt (.doc) - Marc Verachtert, Manager of General Affairs, City of Hasselt
Price argument in urban transport strategies - Ivo Cré, project manager, POLIS – European Cities and Regions Networking for Innovative Transport Solutions