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Environment & Health WG meetings

Next Working Group meeting:

  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes: 25 September 2018, London (POSTPONED to Spring 2019)
  • WG meeting on clean vehicles and alternative fuels: 18 October 2018, Paris. More information here.

Previous Working Group meetings:

  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes: 9-10 April 2018, Milan. This meeting focused primarly on dockless bike share in Milan and policy frameworks for shared mobility services. More information on the event page.
  • WG meeting on health and transport (organised back-to-back with FLOW and TRACE Final Conference): 12 March 2018, Brussels. The meeting focused on air quality, walking and cycling, and healthy streets. More information on the event page (login required).
  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes: 26 September 2017, Manchester. This meeting focused on free-floating (dockless) bike operations in Manchester and Milan. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on health and transport: 18-19 October 2017, Paris. The workshop touched upon emerging themes in health and transport, including health inequalities, and transport poverty. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on bike sharing: 26-27 April 2017, Madrid. This meeting focused on bikeshare in Madrid, Donostia-San Sebastian, Milan, Budapest and Stuttgart, and members engaged in a workshop on public procurement and dockless bike share. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on public bike sharing: 12-13 October 2016, Paris. The meeting focused on bikeshare in Paris and Ile-de-France Region, Milan, Rogaland and Budapest. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes (for Polis members only): 17-18 February 2016 in Brussels. The second workshop focused on bikeshare in London, Budapest, Paris, Milan, Eindhoven and Tilburg. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on health and transport: 24-25 September 2015, Dresden. The meeting showcased good practice in Dresden, West Midlands, Örebro, Nantes, Province of North Brabant, Province of Gelderland. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on clean vehicles and alternative fuels infrastructure: 16-17 June 2015, Brussels. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes (for Polis members only): 5 March 2015 in Brussels. Topics: More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on bike sharing schemes: 10 September 2014, Brussels
    Topics: Business models; Contact with contractors: Bidding procedure, supplier selection and contracting; System and fleet maintenance and management; Use of new technologies (e.g. pedelecs, electronic locks); Measures to tackle security and vandalism; Information and campaigns. More information on the event page (login required)
  • WG meeting on active travel, health and behaviour change: 7-8 April 2014, Brussels
    Topics: new approaches to encourage physical activity, replace car trips by active travel, and promote travel behaviour change, best practices to integrate health in transport policies, including examples from Europe and the U.S. More information on the event page
  • WG meeting on health and transport: 19 September 2013, Brussels
    Topics: air quality regulation and role of cities, THE PEP, walking/ cycling and health, economic assessment of health impacts of transport, approaches to integrate health in transport policies: examples from the U.S. More information on the event page
  • WG meeting on active travel: 30 October 2012 at the EESC, Brussels
    Topics: air quality and environmental noise, mobility and health, economic assessment of health impacts of transport, integrated approaches for active travel promotion. More information on the event page
  • WG meeting on transport and health: 29 September 2011, Dresden
    Topics: mobility and health, impact of transport on health, economic assessment of health impacts of transport, promotion of active travel (cycling and walking). More information on the event page (login required)

  • Polis and The Climate Group joint event on the deployment of electric vehicles in cities and regions across Europe and beyond: 14 April 2011 in London
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  • WG meeting: 1-2 July 2010 in Pisa
    Topics: The covenant of mayors; sustainable urban mobility and cleaner fuels for urban mobility. More information on the event page (login required).

  • WG meeting: 17-18 February 2010 in Brussels, Joint meeting with CATCH project.
    More details on the event page (login required).

  • WG meeting: 8-9 October 2009 in Barcelona
    Joint Meeting with Polis WG on Road Safety & Security. More information on the event page (login required).

  • WG meeting: 11 June 2009 in Brussels: Electri-city.
    Electric vehicles: What contribution to sustainable local mobility? More information on the event page (login required).

  • WG meeting: 12 March 2009 in Dresden
    Meeting on cycling and walking. More information on the event page (login required).

  • WG meeting: 13 June 2008 in Brussels
    Joint meeting with the WG on Social and Economic Aspects of Transport: Greening the Transport: Legal requirement for Clean Vehicle Procurement – Internalisation of external costs in Transport. More information on the event page (login required).

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