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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.

Summary of the seminar

 

Presentations:

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 

Last updated: 13.12.2012