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: Founding editor of World Streets (1988), Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher, occasional consultant, and sustainability activist who has observed, learned, taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. In the autumn of 2019, he committed his remaining life work to the challenges of aggressively countering climate change and specifically greenhouse gas emissions emanating from the mobility sector. He is not worried about running out of work. Further background and updates: @ericbritton | http://bit.ly/2Ti8LsX | #fekbritton | https://twitter.com/ericbritton | and | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericbritton/ Contact: climate@newmobility.org) | +336 508 80787 (Also WhatApp) | Skype: newmobility.)

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