Walking is the most environment friendly and healthy transport mode – no emissions, good for individual fitness and pure pleasure.
Therefore, walking has to be integrated in mobility and city policies on an equal level as other transport modes.
The Transport, Health and Environment Pan-
European Programme (THE PEP) is a major step forward to promote active mobility and put walking in the forefront of mobility policies.
Many cities are considering walking as important, but on the national level only very few countries have developed supportive strategies on walking.
This webinar will highlight outstanding initiatives of national Strategies like Austria Masterplan Walking, Norwegian Walking Strategy, but also on city level like the city of Salzburg.
Further presentation will focus on the good practice examples of Switzerland as well as initiative of the Walk 21 and planning of resilient walking infrastructure.
For further information the Austrian Masterplan Walking is available (in german) on klimaaktivmobil-website.
Within the klimaaktiv mobil progamme, the Austrian Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology has started a financial support programme to promote walking and walking infrastructure.
To participate in one or more webinars, registration via the online conference platform is required.
Please note that your attendance needs to be confirmed by the conference organizers.
This side-event will be held in English with simultaneous interpretation in German, French and Russian.
Welcome and introduction - Chairman Robert Thaler
2:05 pm - 3:15 pm
Austrian Masterplan Walking - Alessandra Angelini, Environment Agency Austria
Masterplan Walking City of Salzburg - Michael Schwifcz, City of Salzburg
Norwegian Walking Strategy - Liv Øvstedal, Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Swiss rules and guidance for pedestrians - Monika Litscher, Pedestrian Mobility Switzerland
Walk21 Foundation - Jim Walker, WALK21
Resilient structures for walking - Harald Frey, Vienna University of Technology