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Opening Plenary: Winning Hearts and Minds. Accelerating sustainable change
What are the mechanisms of behavioural change? What determines public acceptance of mobility measures? Or do we just need political courage?
2020-11-30T09:30:00Z 2020-11-30T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Opening+Plenary%3A+Winning+Hearts+and+Minds.+Accelerating+sustainable+change+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
1A. Size doesn't matter: Boosting innovation in Small and Medium-Sized Cities
Discover the experience of small and medium-sized cities at the forefront of transport innovation.
2020-11-30T11:30:00Z 2020-11-30T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 1A.+Size+doesn%27t+matter%3A+Boosting+innovation+in+Small+and+Medium-Sized+Cities Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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1B. New traffic management tools and cooperation models
Hear about cooperative and strategic traffic management being established in Metropolitan regions.
2020-11-30T11:30:00Z 2020-11-30T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 1B.+New+traffic+management+tools+and+cooperation+models Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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1C. Healthy urban and transport planning
Learn more about how health, urban planning and transport are inherently linked.
2020-11-30T11:30:00Z 2020-11-30T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 1C.+Healthy+urban+and+transport+planning Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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1D. Zero-emission transport: Don't be afraid to start with freight!
The session presents the challenges and opportunities of zero-emission transport of goods in urban areas.
2020-11-30T11:30:00Z 2020-11-30T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 1D.+Zero-emission+transport%3A+Don%27t+be+afraid+to+start+with+freight%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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MEET THE DUTCH: Mobility hubs
2020-11-30T13:15:00Z 2020-11-30T13:45:00Z Europe/Brussels MEET+THE+DUTCH%3A+Mobility+hubs Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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2A. In the corridors of TEN-T
Recommendations for the future TEN-T framework and how cities and regions are making the TEN-T a reality.
2020-11-30T14:30:00Z 2020-11-30T16:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 2A.+In+the+corridors+of+TEN-T Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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2B. Innovations in traffic management
Learn how urban regions are developing environmentally sensitive and integrated traffic management systems.
2020-11-30T14:30:00Z 2020-11-30T16:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 2B.+Innovations+in+traffic+management Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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2C. How can public authorities steer freight and service consolidation?
Logistics is getting smarter! Several cities share their efficient and emission-free delivery initiatives.
2020-11-30T14:30:00Z 2020-11-30T16:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 2C.+How+can+public+authorities+steer+freight+and+service+consolidation%3F%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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2D. Changing travel behaviour
Green mobility requires behaviour change; explore how smart and sustainable travel habits are being encouraged.
2020-11-30T14:30:00Z 2020-11-30T16:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 2D.+Changing+travel+behaviour Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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3A. Getting ready for the next decade of parking policies
Hear how novel and innovative approaches to the kerbside are transforming parking in neighbourhoods.
2020-12-01T09:30:00Z 2020-12-01T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 3A.+Getting+ready+for+the+next+decade+of+parking+policies Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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3B. Governing MaaS
How can we build public sector oversight into MaaS and how can we truly integrate sustainable modes through MaaS?
2020-12-01T09:30:00Z 2020-12-01T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 3B.+Governing+MaaS Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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3C. Co-creation and citizens engagement
Participatory projects have been central to mobility initiatives. Learn how citizen engagement can best be utilised for innovation.
2020-12-01T09:30:00Z 2020-12-01T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 3C.+Co-creation+and+citizens+engagement Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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3D. Risk Assessment: New methods and sources of data
Understanding road user behaviour is critical for assessing road safety. This session looks at how data can drive this intelligence.
2020-12-01T09:30:00Z 2020-12-01T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 3D.+Risk+Assessment%3A+New+methods+and+sources+of+data Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Inside the Dott way: Building responsible e-scooter & e-bike operations for our European cities
2020-12-01T11:30:00Z 2020-12-01T12:00:00Z Europe/Brussels Inside+the+Dott+way%3A+Building+responsible+e-scooter+%26+e-bike+operations+for+our+European+cities Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
MEET THE DUTCH: Smart charging the city
2020-12-01T13:15:00Z 2020-12-01T13:45:00Z Europe/Brussels MEET+THE+DUTCH%3A+Smart+charging+the+city Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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4A. Sustainable mobility in times of COVID-19
COVID-19 has transformed mobility, but how can we capitalise on these shifts to avoid returning to “business as usual”?
2020-12-01T14:00:00Z 2020-12-01T16:45:00Z Europe/Brussels 4A.+Sustainable+mobility+in+times+of+COVID-19+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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4B. Unlocking the data potential - Better data for better planning
Find out how data is being utilised for smart mobility, from public transport networks, to cycling, freight and beyond.
2020-12-01T14:00:00Z 2020-12-01T16:45:00Z Europe/Brussels 4B.+Unlocking+the+data+potential+-+Better+data+for+better+planning Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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4C. Promoting and integrating walking and cycling at urban and regional level
How can active mobility be placed at the heart of our city? Several cities are building a toolkit for a bicycle and pedestrian centric city.
2020-12-01T14:00:00Z 2020-12-01T16:45:00Z Europe/Brussels 4C.+Promoting+and+integrating+walking+and+cycling+at+urban+and+regional+level%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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4D. PPP's for New Mobility Services
How can new types of public-private cooperation help to maximise the potential of new mobility services?
2020-12-01T14:00:00Z 2020-12-01T16:45:00Z Europe/Brussels 4D.+PPP%27s+for+New+Mobility+Services Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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5A. Improved access for all
How to make mobility accessible, affordable and smart? Challenges, opportunities and solutions for opening mobility to all.
2020-12-02T09:30:00Z 2020-12-02T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 5A.+Improved+access+for+all Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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5B. Digitalising the infrastructure
Learn how traffic management, freight and other infrastructure is being transformed for the digital age.
2020-12-02T09:30:00Z 2020-12-02T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 5B.+Digitalising+the+infrastructure%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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5C. E-mobility solutions: Ready to integrate and scale-up!
From Electric carsharing to e-bikes, hear how cities are shifting to accommodate new modes of transport.
2020-12-02T09:30:00Z 2020-12-02T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 5C.+E-mobility+solutions%3A+Ready+to+integrate+and+scale-up%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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5D. Capacity Building for Road Safety
Keeping pedestrians safe requires new and integrated approaches. Find out what solutions are being developed around Europe.
2020-12-02T09:30:00Z 2020-12-02T11:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 5D.+Capacity+Building+for+Road+Safety Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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6A. Managing urban infrastructures
Infrastructures need to be dynamic and multimodal. See insights from projects across Europe, learning from best practices.
2020-12-02T11:30:00Z 2020-12-02T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 6A.+Managing+urban+infrastructures Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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6B. Shared data for shared mobility
How can shared mobility data inform and shape policy and help to regulate new mobility services in our cities?
2020-12-02T11:30:00Z 2020-12-02T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 6B.+Shared+data+for+shared+mobility Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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6C. Reallocating space to promote active travel and create better places
Hear how cities have been maximising public space to encourage and facilitate active travel and shared spaces.
2020-12-02T11:30:00Z 2020-12-02T13:00:00Z Europe/Brussels 6C.+Reallocating+space+to+promote+active+travel+and+create+better+places Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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6D. Smart Cities & Smart Governance
When do you call a city smart? Cities are shaping their innovation strategies and help the private sector align with public policy goals.
2020-12-02T11:30:00Z 2020-12-02T13:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 6D.+Smart+Cities+%26+Smart+Governance%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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MEET THE DUTCH: Changing mobility behaviour
2020-12-02T13:15:00Z 2020-12-02T13:45:00Z Europe/Brussels MEET+THE+DUTCH%3A+Changing+mobility+behaviour Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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7A. Hubs and Nodes
A session dedicated to mobility hubs, a new concept of urban multimodal space, with experiences from Bologna, Bremen and Leuven.
2020-12-02T14:00:00Z 2020-12-02T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 7A.+Hubs+and+Nodes Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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7B. Mobility as a Service
Ile-de-France, Madrid and operators Cubic and Taxistop share experiences on making Mobility as a Service a reality in cities and regions.
2020-12-02T14:00:00Z 2020-12-02T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 7B.+Mobility+as+a+Service Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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7C. SUMPs: The next generation
Leading cities and regions discuss what the next generation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans look like.
2020-12-02T14:00:00Z 2020-12-02T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 7C.+SUMPs%3A+The+next+generation Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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7D. Boom & Bonanza? Active travel in times of COVID-19
The role of walking, cycling and micromobility in times of COVID and beyond, featuring operators and industry representatives.
2020-12-02T14:00:00Z 2020-12-02T15:30:00Z Europe/Brussels 7D.+Boom+%26+Bonanza%3F+Active+travel+in+times+of+COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
A session with Uber EV Driver Ambassadors
2020-12-02T16:00:00Z 2020-12-02T16:30:00Z Europe/Brussels A+session+with+Uber+EV+Driver+Ambassadors Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Info session: Get to know POLIS and join!
Don’t miss the Info session: Get to know POLIS and join! to discover the benefits of being POLIS member!
2020-12-02T16:45:00Z 2020-12-02T17:30:00Z Europe/Brussels Info+session%3A+Get+to+know+POLIS+and+join%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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8A. Expanding the UVAR toolbox
How can cities effectively use urban vehicle access regulations to achieve more liveable, safer and more sustainable mobility?
2020-12-03T09:30:00Z 2020-12-03T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels 8A.+Expanding+the+UVAR+toolbox+ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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8B. Planning for automated vehicles
How can cities prepare for automation or should automation prepare for cities? With a focus on policy, planning and capacity-building.
2020-12-03T09:30:00Z 2020-12-03T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels 8B.+Planning+for+automated+vehicles Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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8C. Future-proof e- charging infrastructure
How can cities and regions develop and deploy e-charging infrastructure to support the transition towards electric mobility?
2020-12-03T09:30:00Z 2020-12-03T12:15:00Z Europe/Brussels 8C.+Future-proof+e-+charging+infrastructure%09 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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MEET THE DUTCH: Creating a zero emission corridor
2020-12-03T13:15:00Z 2020-12-03T13:45:00Z Europe/Brussels MEET+THE+DUTCH%3A+Creating+a+zero+emission+corridor Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Plenary: Green Dealing for Green Healing
How to ensure a green recovery from the current health crisis and not compromise on the EU’s Green Deal targets because of COVID-19?
2020-12-03T14:00:00Z 2020-12-03T15:50:00Z Europe/Brussels Closing+Plenary%3A+Green+Dealing+for+Green+Healing Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Dustin Schöder

Project Manager

Marco Mulder

Senior Transport Planner

Lucas Snaije

Community & Communications Manager

Marianne Weinreich

Market Manager

Jan Maarten van den Berg

Technical Manager

Dr. Nina Nesterova

EU Coordinator Mobility, Logistics, Built environment

Jasper Meekes

Policy Advisor on Mobility

Els Van den broeck

General Director

Geert Ritsema

European Affairs Advisor

Isabelle Prohn

Head of corporate communications SmartwayZ.NL

Harriët Tiemens

Deputy Mayor

Robin Goix

Transport Planning Consultant

Koen Beekhuis

Mobility Consultant

Remco Hoogma

Municipal Relations Manager

Apostolos Ziakopoulos

Research Associate

Lucy Yu

Director Public Policy UKI & Benelux

Alexander Verduyn

Policy Officer Alternative Fuels Infrastructure

Meia Wippoo

Lead Co-creation Lab

Andri Wienandts

Intrapreneur NMD

Tim Wiegels

Vice President DATA

Geert-Jan Verzijden

Manager ZOOV Beheer

Eléonore Venin

Co-coordinator of the working group Smart Walking & Cycling

Karen Vancluysen

Secretary General

Matthias Van Wijnendaele

Mobility Manager / Public Works Coordinator

Annet van Lier

Manager Mobility & Environment

Casper Van Gheluwe

PhD Researcher

Deborah Fox

Head of Demand Management

Richard van der Wulp

Urban Transport Planner

Sjouke van der Vlugt

Policy Officer Urban Planning


Head of The Department of Development Planning

Roman Rohrberg

Global Marketing Manager

Mirjam Koopman

Advisor Smart Mobility

Kevin van der Linden

Advisor Mobility and Area development

Jorden van der Hoogt

Technical Specialist

Sander van der Drift


Marc van der Burg

Policy Advisor Smart Mobility

Frank van den Bosch

Traffic Engineer

Daniel Helldén

Vice-Mayor of Stockholm

Theo Thuis

MD Innovation

Esther van Bergen

General Manager

Peter van Wijlick

Mobility Coordinator

András Vágány

Innovation Associate

Olivier Vacheret

Head of Passenger Information and Digital Services

Susan Tully

Research Fellow

Enrico Stefano

City Councillor

Ellen Townsend

Policy Director

Sara Tori

PhD student

Sita Holtslag

Project Manager

Shirley te Roller

Project Manager

Martijn J. te Lintelo

Senior Policy Advisor Transport / Accountmanager Cycling

Andy Taylor

Senior Director of Strategy

Peter Swart

Policy Advisor

Marijn Struyf


Vivian Stribos

EU Representative

Jos Streng

Advisor City Logistics

Dylan Khélif

Business Development Manager

Iraklis stamos

Project Officer

Jop Spoelstra

Innovation Manager

Wilma Slinger

Project Manager

Backstage Ghent

Project and Policy Officer

Robin Kleine

Project Manager

Julia Schmidt

Scientific Consultant

Thomas Schmid

Mobility Intrapreneur

Jhon Alexander Ramirez Ospina

International Business Development Manager

Katharina Paoli Brunat

Nudging Expert & CEO

Susanne Scherz

Head of Road Traffic Authority

Sabine Scheel-Kopeinig

Senior Researcher

Simon Ruyters

Policy Officer

Lucy Saunders


Xavier Sanyer Matias

Head of Mobility Service

László Sándor Kerényi

Director of Strategic Planning

Raluca Marian

General Delegate of the Permanent Delegation to the EU

Lucy Sadler


Maria-José Rojo

Project Manager

Rob Roemers

Head of Data & Analytics

Maria Rodrigues

Project Manager Transport & Mobility

Guido Rink


Suzanne Riezebos

Project Leader Charging Infrastructure

Annie Reddaway

Business Analyst - Mobility

Ricardo Poppeliers

Principal Consultant Mobility / Strategic Business Developer

Stefanie Pichler

Head of Marketing and Customer Relationships

Maria Pia Fanti

Full Professor

Matthew Baldwin

Deputy Director-General

Michiel Penne

Marketing Advisor

Wiebke Pankauke

Deputy Head of Unit for Road Safety

Mark Nieuwenhuijsen

Director Urban Planning, Environment and Health

Pierre Launay

Freight and Logistics Officer

Danielle De Boer


Edwin Mermans

Senior Advisor International Affairs

Laurent MERCAT

Chairman of Bike Sharing Expert Group

Anna Clark

Innovation Lifecycle Manager

Coen Mekers

Senior Policy Advisor Mobility

Susanne Balm


Vincent Meijers

Senior Policy Advisor Public Space

Giulio Mattioli

Research Fellow

Dominique Mamcarz

CSR Director

françoise guaspare

Senior Policy Advisor

Matthias Mallik

Manager Urban Mobility

Pedro Machado

Advisor of the Deputy Mayor for Mobility

Andrea Lorenzini

Transport Engineer

Florian Lorenz

Owner & Consultant

hannelore depypere

Staff Member Education and Citizen Participation

Tessa Leferink

Active Travel Engineer

Richard Laing

Professor of Built Environment Visualisation

Fabian Ladda

Director Public Policy

Patricia La Torre

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Lina Konstantinopoulou

Secretary General

Carla Koers

Member of Council

Suzanne Andersson

Senior Advisor

Dagmar Koehler

Team leader Urban Mobility

PJ Kleevens

Senior Advisor Dynamic Traffic Management

Jasmeet Khurana

Manager Mobility

Natalia Ciciarello

Project Manager for Shared Mobility

Julia Keller

Project Manager New Mobility

Per Elvingson

Mobility planner

Rebecca Karbaumer

Sustainable Mobility Project Coordinator

Rahel Kaenel

Mobility Intrapreneur

Klara Jonsson

Deputy Project Director, Hisingen Bridge project

Peter Jones

Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development

Roland Ferwerda


Franck JACON

Study Responsable

Mikael Ivari

Senior Advisor

Guus Cornelissen

Policy Officer for the Spatial Development Department

Wilko Huyink

Managing Director

Giovanni Huisken

Deputy Project Manager SOCRATES

Nathan Hooghof

Cycling Stimulation and Data

Jan-Willem Hommes

Advisor Transport Policy

Sara Brorström

Associate Professor

Patrick Hofman

Traffic Engineer

Alan Hoekstra

Sr. Advisor Sustainable Mobility

Suzanne Hoadley

Senior Manager

Gerard Hellburg

Program Manager

Jonas Haustraete

Business Developer

Heidi Guenin

Product Manager, Shared Mobility

The DJ booth

Systems Analyst

Matthieu Graindorge

Seniort Project Manager - Smart and Green Mobility

Estibaliz Barañano

General Manager

Klemen Gostič

Project Manager

Nicolas GORSE

General Manager France &. Belgium

Tamara Goldsteen

Coordinator Smart and Green Mobility

Thomas Geier

Research and Policy

Olga Anapryenka

Senior Consultant

Tiago Aleixo


Anabel Diaz

EMEA Rides Regional General Manager

Ron Bos


Koos Fransen

Post-doctoral Researcher

philippe crist

Advisor for Innovation and Foresight

Frank Fiedler

Head of Transport Development

Victoire Champenois

Policy Officer

Sergio Fernández Balaguer

International Collaboration Projects

Edoardo Felici

Policy Officer

Malin Broqvist Andersson

Head of Department

Christoph Erdmenger

Head of Department for Sustainable Mobility

Colm Ennis

Senior Executive Engineer

Alessandro Drago

Counsillor to Mobility

Anna Domènech

External Affairs Section Manager

Mirthe Dolk

Policy Advisor CycleOn

Dorrith Dijkzeul

Advisor Mobility and Urban Development


Parking Policy Officer

Ewout Depauw

Coordinator Mobility Policy

Thomas Deloison



Architect Expert in Sustainable Mobility

jesus de la quintana

Head of Urban Solutions

Cosimo Chiffi

Transport Economist

Joost de Kruijf

Research and Business Innovator

Pieter de Haan

Consultant, Researcher


Associate Director

Anna Craciun

Partnership Manager

Juan Corro Beseler

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Maria Chatziathanasiou

Research Associate

Claudia Baumgartner

Head of Research

Carmen Carvalheira


Diego Canales

Global Partnerships Manager

Marcel Braun

Senior Consultant

Ralf Brand

Senior Mobility Consultant

Aurélien Belhocine

MaaS Partnerships & Contracts

Lasse Brand

Urban Mobility Consultant

Astrid Bjørgen

Phd student/sr Advisor

Yannick Bousse

Senior Manager - Knowledge and Innovation

Florinda Boschetti

Head of City Club

Tommaso BONINO

Technical Manager

Susanne Böhler

Senior Consultant

Lovisa Blomér

Traffic Planner

Indre Blauzdziunaite

Impact Officer

Stuart Blackadder

Reporting & Governance Officer

Jeroen Berends

Policy Officer

Silvia Basenghi

Planning Mobility Expert

Laura Babío

Project Officer


Research Director

Patrick Auwerx

Project Leader and Coordinator of Park4SUMP

Cédric Aubouin

Head of Mobilty and Transport Policy department

Tim Asperges

Advisor Mobility Policy

Konstantinos Asikis

Head of the Strategic/Operational Planning & ICT dpt.

Rico Andriesse

Expert Traffic Safety

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