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Polis Workshop on Active Travel for Healthy Cities

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Polis, in cooperation with PASTA project will host the workshop “Active Travel for Healthy Cities” during Autonomy’s Urban Mobility Summit in Paris. The workshop aims to present the new Health economic assessment tool (HEAT) for walking and cylcing, and city case studies of the use of HEAT to support sound transport policy and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP).

Polis will host the Tool makers session: “Active Travel for Healthy Cities” on 19 October during the Autonomy’s Urban Mobility Summit.

The workshop aims to present the latest research-based evidence linking health benefits of increased physical activity and transport, and measures to encourage active travel and create healthier urban environments.

The Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) to conduct an economic assessment of the health benefits of walking or cycling will be presented step-by-step via the online platform, including implementation at the local level and how outcomes have informed sustainable transport planning.

New approaches and good practice examples to encourage active travel and design more liveable public space will be presented by European cities.

When & where

Wednesday, October 19, 2017 from 11:15 to 12:45. Stage: STUDIO

Location: Paris at La Grande Halle de La Villette

Event date: The Pro days: 19-20 October (B2B - B2G) - Public day: 21 October (B2C).

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