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:
– The Seven + 1 Keys to sustainable transport in your city (to follow)

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About the author:

Eric Britton
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Bio: Educated as a development economist, Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher and international sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets: The Politics of Transport - https://worldstreets.wordpress.com . | Britton online: https://goo.gl/9CJXTh

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