EcoMobility 2013 - Newsletter
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EcoMobility World Festival sparks off ecomobile lifestyle in motion

Joined by mayors and international guests from around the world, as well as local citizens of various age group and mobility needs, Mayor Yeom led the Grand Parade on 1 September 2013 to spark off the month-long ecomobile experience. Read more

 

Quotes of the week

“Building more roads to solve transport is like setting a fire and putting oil on gasoline,“ said Gil Peñalosa, Executive Director of 8-80 Cities. “17,086 people are killed in traffic accidents around the world during these 5 days of the Festival. We should put pedestrians as our priority and question the role of the street.“


“We need to open up public space for all people and give them space to play, explore the environment, especially for the children. This is a basic human right,” said Manfred Neun, President of the Netherlands-based European Cyclists’ Foundation.“
   

Suwon Congress concludes with mayors’ commitment to humanizing urban ecomobility

Suwon, South Korea - Giving public spaces back to citizens and providing them with green, active and integrated ecomobile transport options are the main message drawn at the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon Congress. Read more

 
   

Ecomobile life: challenges
of the change process

What do you think is the biggest hurdle in living an ecomobile life? Read more

 

Blindfold tour opens new vision for public space

On a sunny September day, a Korean volunteer from the EcoMobiltiy World Festival led me through the neighborhood of Suwon blindfolded. Read more

 
   
 
  
 
     
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