by Jérémie ALMOSNI, head of ADEME’s transport and mobility department, Mathieu CHASSIGNET, expert in sustainable mobility, Véronique MICHAUD, general secretary of the Club des Villes et Territoires cycle and Olivier SCHNEIDER, president of the French Federation of Bicycle Users ( FUB).
Paris, 22 Feb. 2018.
This draft posting is intended for informal peer review and critique in the context of a new international collaborative program of New Mobility Master Classes being planned for 2018-2020. The core text that follows is taken verbatim from Chapter 3 of John Whitelegg’s well-received 2015 book Mobility A New Urban Design and Transport Planning Philosophy for a Sustainable Future. The remainder of the text for this session (below) is still in process. It will shortly be completed with an introduction to the 2018 program by the editor who is serving as course leader, along with a short list of recommended reading (3-5 online references), the usefulness of machine translations, and a closing discussion and commentary by participants and visiting colleagues)
Contents (working draft)
- General introduction (2 parts)
- MOBILITY: DEATH AND INJURY (Chapter 3)
- Selected references
- About the authors
- How to obtain the book
- Reader comments
- Last words
École des Ponts Business School. Master Class of 23 June 2017
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This event will lead a discussion on how Circular Economy is a “resource-full” alternative to the traditional linear “resource-depleting” economic model of produce-consume-waste. It allows the economic ecosystem to do ‘more with less’ and transition to sustainable growth that fosters innovative practice and thinking.
Dear Friends of a Sustainable Penang,
I am hard at work on a challenging book under the title BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Mobility to Smaller Asian Cities, which is not about Penang, the focus being much broader. However, at one point in the book I intend to comment on some of the most interesting things I have observed that are being done in Penang via the internet and civil society in order to broaden the debate and inform both concerned citizens, government, the business community, policy makers and the public more generally. We call this The Third Force.
That old transport paradigm, the one we are still living with today, is far too narrow in terms of the range and quality of people targeted and services offered, and in the process fails to serve what is — in fact — the transpiration majority.