Sustainable Mobility

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

#BIKEYGEES is a remarkable initiative that aims to empower refugee women and girls in Berlin by offering them free practical cycle training. The initiative also teaches German traffic rules and how to carry out basic bike repairs in different languages. They also give out bikes, helmets, maintenance tools, and locks to participating girls and women after passing a small theoretical exam, so they can leave the training self-sufficient.

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Pedaling Towards Change

Pedaling Towards Change

Bike Kitchen Brno is an open community bike workshop, voluntary organisation. The project is not just an ordinary community bike workshop, it is an initiative that fosters connection. Their mission is to collect old bikes, learn to repair them together, donate them or sell them for very low/affordable price, create friendships and cook food while doing so. They are united by values, vision, friendship among like-minded individuals who share a deep love for bikes.

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The Living Lab Experiment in Graz

The Living Lab Experiment in Graz

The Living Lab Experiment at Griesplatz in Graz involves engaging local stakeholders in the smart redesign of the square, which plays a vital role as a traffic hub. This includes residents in the vicinity, cyclists, pedestrians, and marginalized groups. The EU project (Urban Europe) and the University of Graz facilitate the Living Lab which is the second oldest and largest in Austria. The initiative has a long-term Smart City Strategy that prioritizes mobility measures, such as public transport, e-mobility, and city logistics. The University of Technology Graz is also a project partner.

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A holistic approach to public spaces

A holistic approach to public spaces

Zilveren Linten, commissioned by the District of Antwerp, is an initiative focused on creating short and safe walking routes that cater specifically to the needs of the elderly population. This project aims to address the challenges faced by seniors when navigating city streets, considering their reduced physical mobility and increased risk of injury. By collaborating with external partners and incorporating valuable input from senior citizens, Zilveren Linten strives to not only improve the physical infrastructure but also raise awareness, encourage co-creation, and foster participation in the process.

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Revolutionizing mobility through ride-sharing benches

Revolutionizing mobility through ride-sharing benches

The ride-sharing bench is centrally located on the village street, inviting people to comfortably sit down and indicate their desire for a ride. Destination signs in five directional alternatives in the area, indicating where people want to go. By identifying the direction and destination of each bench’s occupant(s), drivers willing to give someone a ride can easily connect with them. The initiative is characterised by the positive feedback loop: The more benches are installed in different localities, the shorter the waiting time will be for people sitting on the benches and the larger the network of possible destinations becomes.

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Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

In this second policy brief, the ACCTING team outlines selected recommendations relating to the transition to sustainable food ... read more

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

The agenda for future research developed by ACCTING aims to pave the way for effective policymaking and implementation by serving as a ... read more

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

On 23 and 24 January, the ACCTING consortium organised a workshop on the evaluation of the impact of the pilot projects. read more

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

ACCTING is co-hosting an online webinar on marginalised communities' access to healthy and sustainable food together with ... read more

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal: Integrating gendered and intersectional perspectives in Green Deal policies The read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

Gender+ inclusive agricultural policies and civil society practices for and with small farmers  Agriculture and rural areas are central read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

Towards a civil society with greater social impact, in solidarity with vulnerable groups  Non-governmental organisations play a key ... read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

Empowering employees to become agents of change  Recognising the important role that companies can play towards fighting Climate Change read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Inspiration for Corporate Social Responsibility policies

ACCTING Factsheet: Inspiration for Corporate Social Responsibility policies

Contributing to the European Green Deal through inclusive Corporate Social Responsibility policies This factsheet provides inspiration ... read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Promoting access to healthy and environmentally friendly food for the marginalised and vulnerable

ACCTING Factsheet: Promoting access to healthy and environmentally friendly food for the marginalised and vulnerable

Access to environmentally sustainable food, urban mobility and urban green spaces – prerequisites for a successful Green Deal. Access ... read more

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