Taiwan East/West New Mobility Innovation Challenge 2017. Events: Getting ready for Taiwan 2017 Collaborative Mission

 

This year’s program combines site visits, brainstorming sessions, conferences, presentations and vigorous questioning, looking, listening and co-learning with my esteemed long time Taiwanese friends and colleagues.from 22 September to 4 October. Among the main events and presentations:

* 8th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management – Taipei. – 2017tdm.ntu.edu.tw/

* Climate Change/City Transformation Conference – New Taipei City – http://lowcarbon.epd.ntpc.gov.tw/dispPageBox/forum/Hp.aspx?ddsPageID=FORUM

* Collaborative Workshop on LRT vs. TDM vs. DNO Faceoff (Special session) – http://2017tdm.ntu.edu.tw/index.php/program/program-at-a-glance

* EcoMobility World Congress: Livable, Shared, and Intelligent. (Kaohsiung) – www.ecomobilityfestival.org/congress

* Collaborative Master Class with graduate students and faculty of Advanced Public Transport Research Center, Department of Civil Engineering of National Taiwan University – http://www.ce.ntu.edu.tw/ce_eng/?p=91

* Development Strategy for Intelligent electric vehicles. Ministry of Economic Affairs – https://www.lev.org.tw/iev/promote_E.aspx

 

The main current East/West collaborative project underway and to be critiqued and discussed is our ongoing 2018-2020 collaborative policy program “BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to your City”.

* More on Better Choices at:
https://worldstreets.wordpress.com/tag/better-choices/,
https://www.facebook.com/NewMobilityAgenda/
https://www.facebook.com/NewMobilityTaiwan/
– The Seven + 1 Keys to sustainable transport in your city (to follow)

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About the author:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Educated as a development economist, Francis Eric Knight-Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and sustainability activist who has taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion, he is MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent non-profit advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change, civil society and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets: The Politics of Transport in Cities. In the Fall of 2018 he committed his life work entirely to the challenges of countering climate change from GHG emissions from the transport sector. For more see Britton online at https://goo.gl/9CJXTh, @ericbritton. @worldstreets and climate@ecoplan.org

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