Barcelona has mobility challenges in focus

Spanish city hosts Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress and Smart City Expo World Congress
Mobility as a Service / November 15, 2022
By Adam Hill
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Full house: Smart City Expo World Congress kicked off today

Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress (#TMWC22) and Smart City Expo World Congress (#SCEWC22) have opened in Barcelona, Spain.

The events both run from 15-17 November at Fira Barcelona.

The second edition of Tomorrow.Mobility has the theme ‘What Moves You?’, and aims to promote new models of sustainable mobility, bringing together more than 80 national and international experts and 100 companies to showcase initiatives and projects around mobility challenges.

Among several ministers of transport, speakers include Kelly Larson, director of the Road Safety Programme at Bloomberg Philanthropies; Karen Vancluysen, secretary general of Polis; Marco te Brömmelstroet, professor of Future of Urban Mobility at the University of Amsterdam; Mikael Colville-Andersen, urban design expert and Thomas Geier, head of research and policy at the European Metropolitan Transport Authorities.

A collaboration between Fira de Barcelona and EIT Urban Mobility – an initiative of the EU’s European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) - it focuses on decarbonisation, public transport and urban air mobility, with presentations covering topics such as finding funding for mobility solutions.

It is held alongside Smart City Expo World Congress, the international summit on cities and smart urban solutions.

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