16/09/2021 Online

Cycling cities Webinar series: Cargo bikes for the last mile

The Policy Learning Platform is back with a new webinar in its cycling cities webinar series to continue the journey to support cities and regions in designing policies to foster urban cycling started in early 2021.

Interreg Europe, the organization helping regional and local governments across Europe to develop and deliver better policy is back with the new Policy Learning Platform webinar!

On 16 September from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST, a new cycling cities webinar will take place, focusing cargo bikes for the last mile.

Policy makers, urban planners and clean mobility managers, will have the chance to discover principles for setting up cargo bike hubs and how to design policy framework for last mile cargo bike deliveries in city centers.  Financial support schemes for the purchase of cargo bikes, strategies to build e-cargo bike fleets and e-cargo bike lease schemes for SMEs will also be showcased.

Experts in the field have been invited to share their experiences and recommendations with you:

  • Dr. Tom Assmann, Researcher at the Otto von Gericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute for Logistics and Materials, will shed light on planning principles for cargo bike hubs.
  • Gordana Kolesarič, Senior Adviser at City of Maribor (Slovenia), will speak about last mile urban deliveries by cargo bikes in the Maribor city centre (RESOLVE).
  • Frank Adenstedt, Project Officer at the Landkreis Grafschaft Bentheim (Germany), will illustrate a financial support scheme for the purchase of cargo bikes (PE4TRANS).
  • Hayley Roche, Senior Transport Planner (Cycling, walking and smarter travel), Milton Keynes Council (United Kingdom), will focus on an e-cargo bikes lease scheme for businesses and how e-cargo bikes can help building a greener, more circular and just society (INTENSIFY).

Register here.

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