Buildung small-medium local authorities" capacity to introduce innovative transport schemes

  • Events 13.06.2019

The SUITS webinar is designed to build and/or strengthen the capacity of small-medium cities' Local Authorities to to introduce innovative transport schemes, i.e car-sharing, ridesharing (carpooling – vanpooling), bike – sharing, MaaS etc. The webinar is tailored to the needs of local authorities of small-medium cities and especially staff from the transport planning, strategical urban planning, urban development and procurement departments.

Topics that will be covered throughout the webinar include:

  • concept of Innovative Transport Schemes
  • value of these schemes for small-medium cities (challenges, benefits and beneficiaries)
  • successful case studies
  • available tools and guidelines regarding these schemes

Reference will be made to innovative options to finance, procure and use business model canvases appropriately for innovative transport schemes. The webinar forms an integral part of the "SUITS Capacity Building Programme" that has been developed by LEVER Development Consultants in the framework of the Horizon2020 project "Supporting Urban Integrated Transport Systems: Transferable tools for authorities – SUITS". The Webinar will be moderated by Dr. Frederic Rudolph, Project Co-ordinator in the Mobility and International Cooperation Research Unit at the Wuppertal Institute.

The webinar will be complemented by an e-learning course starting on June 14. The e-learning course will be available for 6 weeks to deepen and strengthen the knowledge gained in the webinar. Certificates of completion will be issued for the e-learning course. The webinar will take place on June 13, 2019 from 14.30. A prior registration is essential. Further information can be found in the following links.