A good, reliable urban public transportation and mobility system is a great thing for a city to have, but sometimes those who might benefit most from it are unable to take full advantage of its benefits. Sometimes the problem is with the system itself; it might be too expensive, too inaccessible or too complicated. Or, as is often the case, older people lack the necessary information and skills that would make them feel more confident about riding public transport, walking or cycling. So they either stay at home or rely on an automobile. more >>
Practice makes perfect: AENEAS launches website database
AENEAS is excited to announce the 2010 launch of its ‘Good Practice Exchange Ring’ database. The searchable database gathers together news and information regarding urban mobility for older people throughout the entire European Union. more >>
Bus training for older passengers - watch our video!
Intermodes 2010: towards a mobile Europe Date: 3-4 February, 2010
Location: Brussels (Belgium) More information
Marketing for multimodal mobility in an ageing society (Third AENEAS training workshop)
Date: 3-4 March, 2010
Location: Munich (Germany) More information
European Conference on Mobility Management "Moving people, bridging spaces" (ECOMM 2010) Date: 5-7 May, 2010
Location: Graz (Austria) More information
TRANSED 2010: 12th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for
Elderly and Disabled Persons Date: 2-4 June, 2010
Location: Hong Kong (China) More information
Cycling and health (Fourth AENEAS training workshop) Date: 9-10 June, 2010
Location: Odense (Denmark)
Older passengers: It´s all about communication. How to address them? How to keep them? (Fifth AENEAS training workshop) Date: 24-26 November, 2010
Location: Salzburg (Austria)
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
Join the growing community of European transport practitioners involved with energy-efficient mobility in an ageing society! There are several ways to get involved:
● Participate in training workshops and site visits
● Share good practices
● Attend AENEAS conferences
● Receive implementation handbooks
● Exchange experience with other European cities
● Obtain first-hand information through mailings and internal web space
For more information, visit the AENEAS website or contact us.
This biannual newsletter is published by the European project "AENEAS - Attaining Energy-Efficient Mobility in an Ageing Society". It is an open forum for all transport practitioners interested in the topic of energy-efficient mobility in an ageing society.
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