2015-05-11

VREF-SLoCat Webinar: Political Strategies for Transforming Urban Transport

On May 7, 2015 from 10 to 11 am EST, the VREF and Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport jointly organized a Webinar on political strategies for transforming urban transport.  The webinar aimed to spark a preliminary conversation about the forces of change and the action strategies that make transforming urban transport possible. 

Link to the presentationPDF (pdf, 1.6 MB)

Program

The webinar will highlight and discuss: 

  • how BRT promoters in Mexico City successfully anticipated resistance and pre-empted opposition
  • how proponents of highway removal and bus reform in Seoul flexibly framed the scope of their efforts to recruit a broad supporting coalition
  • how Stockholm authorities relied on trialing and prototyping to turn public opinion in favor of congestion pricing. 

Speakers

  • Diane E. Davis, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Onesimo Flores-Dewey, Harvard University Graduate School of Design


Details:

Event:                   Political Strategies for Transforming Urban Transport

Date: May 7th, 2015

Time: 10 am EST/4 pm Central European/10 pm Shanghai time

Host:         www.slocat.net

Link to homepage: http://slocat.net/event/1450

Link to presentationPDF (pdf, 1.6 MB)

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