Programme

31.10.2022
12.00-14.00
International Conference. Part 1
Urban planning and urban mobility: how to find solutions that improve the quality of life of the population

Summary


In many cities, the growing dispersal of residential areas and economic activities is leading to the need for personal vehicles for travel. Urban sprawl often results in increased travel distances and travel times for both public and private transport. This, in turn, entails various economic costs, including environmental degradation, increased costs of municipal and government services, reduced accessibility and economic opportunities for non-drivers. All this leads to an increase in transport costs in general.
Reducing urban sprawl; promoting the development of territories focused on the use of public transport; creating compact, walkable neighborhoods that reduce per capita car-kilometres traveled are priorities for reducing the need for car-based mobility. Spatial planning and land-use policies have sustainable long-term implications: land-use decisions made today will tie cities to certain development patterns for many years to come. In this context, models of compact, denser, and functionally mixed urban development, combined with public transport planning, have been highlighted as a way to avoid inefficient and costly spatial development models while encouraging citizens to move away from personal cars.

Organizers: Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, JSC “Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport”, ICSER Leontief Centre, Association of Traffic Engineers

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Moderators
Donchenko Vadim Joint-Stock company “Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport”. Research Supervisor. Member of The PEP Bureau
Iakimenko Olga ICSER Leontief Centre. Head of Sustainable Development Projects and Internet Technologies, Green Mobility Partnership Initiative Coordinator
Organizers

Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation

JSC “Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport”

Association of Traffic Engineers

ICSER Leontief Centre
Materials

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