Newsletter No 1 – A take–off for sustainable transport solutions, the first workshop in Göteborg, Sweden
In mid June 2010, the first workshop within the project Catch-MR was held in Göteborg, Sweden. Catch-MR is a European cooperation project aiming at promoting sustainable transport solutions across Metropolitan Regions, MRs. The workshop, hosted by the Swedish partner Göteborg Region Association of Local Authorities (GR), was an intense take-off …
Newsletter No 2 – Understanding urban sprawl and identifying new planning solutions – the second workshop in Vienna, Austria
In the context of the first phase of the Catch-MR project, experts from seven European metropolitan regions were given an opportunity to meet for an intensive thematic exchange and to discuss issues of transport and regional planning. The Vienna workshop was jointly organised by the Lower Austrian and Viennese project partners as part of a series …
Newsletter No 3 – Towards a more competitive public transport – the third workshop in Budapest, Hungary
The third workshop of Catch-MR was held at the end of November 2010. The event co-hosted by the City of Budapest and Budapest Transport Association (BKSZ) provided possibility for the partners to exchange good practices concerning "Encouraging more use of public transport – Intermodality and Park & Ride".
Newsletter No 4 – Encouraging more use of public transport - the fourth workshop in Oslo, Norway
«Transport is fundamental to our economy and society. Mobility is vital for the internal market and for the quality of life of citizens as they enjoy their freedom to travel. Transport enables economic growth and job creation: it must be sustainable in the light of the new challenges we face.
Newsletter No 5 – Renewable energy in transport: the fifth workshop in Rome, Italy
The fifth workshop within the framework of the Catch-MR project was held in Rome (Italy), from 19-21 September 2011, during the European Mobility Week, an annual awareness raising campaign (from 16-22 September) that aims to make citizens aware of the use of public transport, cycling, and sustainable mobility in general.
Newsletter No 6 – Renewable Energy in Transport – 6th Workshop in Berlin
Transportation continues to be highly dependent on fossil fuels, which, due to the shrinking availability of resources, will someday be too costly and unreliable. At the same time, transportation is responsible for a significant share of the total C02 emissions in Europe. Thus, in addition to reducing energy use in transport, a shift towards …
Newsletter No 7 – Connecting regional and metropolitan transport policies: governance, financing and implementation – 7th Workshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia
The last seventh workshop within the project Catch-MR was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia at the end of May 2012 and was dedicated to overarching aspects of governance, financing and implementation of joint approaches to transport challenges. The aim of the workshop was to summarize the approaches to joint implementation of new solutions for …