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Furthering Less Congestion by creating Opportunities for more Walking and cycling

Objective

FLOW sees a need for a paradigm shift wherein non-motorised transport (often seen from a transport policy perspective simply as a nice “extra”) is placed on an equal footing with motorised modes with regard to urban congestion. To do this, FLOW will create a link between (currently poorly-connected) walking and cycling and congestion by developing a user-friendly methodology for evaluating the ability of walking and cycling measures to reduce congestion.
FLOW will develop assessment tools to allow cities to evaluate effects of walking and cycling measures on congestion. Our aim is for the tools to become the standard for assessing the impact of walking and cycling measures on congestion. The tools include a congestion impact assessment (including socio-economic impact, an assessment of soft measures, congestion evaluation based on KPIs and a cost benefit analysis) and traffic modelling. Current modelling software will be calibrated and customised in FLOW partner cities to analyse the relationship of cyclist and pedestrian movements to congestion.
The modelling and impact assessment will identify the congestion reducing effect of walking and cycling measures. FLOW partner cities will develop implementation scenarios and action plans for adding or up-scaling measures that are shown to reduce congestion. FLOW will target three distinct audiences, with appropriate materials and messaging for each. Cities will learn about the value and use of new transport modelling tools, businesses will be made aware of the potential market in congestion busting products and services and decision makers will be provided with facts to argue for walking and cycling to be put on equal footing with other modes of transport. FLOW will meet the challenge of “significantly reducing urban road congestion and improving the financial and environmental sustainability of urban transport” by improving the understanding of walking and cycling measures that have potential to reduce urban congestion.

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2014_TwoStages
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Coordinator

RUPPRECHT CONSULT-FORSCHUNG & BERATUNG GMBH
Address
Clever Strasse 13 15
50668 Koln
Germany
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 826 062,50

Participants (15)

PTV PLANUNG TRANSPORT VERKEHR AG.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 583 625
Address
Haid Und Neu Strasse 15
76131 Karlsruhe
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROPEAN CYCLISTS FEDERATION ASBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 189 825
Address
Rue De La Charite 22
1210 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
ACCESS ASSOCIATES LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 173 987,50
Address
Moorend Road 24
GL53 0HD Cheltenham
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
POLIS - PROMOTION OF OPERATIONAL LINKS WITH INTEGRATED SERVICES, ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 297 528
Address
Rue Du Trône 98
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other
FORUM DES LABORATOIRES NATIONAUX EUROPEENS DE RECHERCHE ROUTIERE FEHRLAISBL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 243 714
Address
Boulevard De La Woluwe 42
1200 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
BUDAPESTI MUSZAKI ES GAZDASAGTUDOMANYI EGYETEM
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 46 250
Address
Muegyetem Rakpart 3
1111 Budapest
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
POLITECHNIKA GDANSKA
Poland
EU contribution
€ 42 000
Address
Ul. Gabriela Narutowicza 11/12
80-233 Gdansk
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
TRAJECT NV
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 237 425
Address
Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 65C
9000 Gent
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
WUPPERTAL INSTITUT FUR KLIMA, UMWELT, ENERGIE GGMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 206 329
Address
Doppersberg 19
42103 Wuppertal
Activity type
Research Organisations
BKK BUDAPESTI KOZLEKEDESI KOZPONT ZARTKORUEN MUKODO RESZVENYTARSASAG
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 138 813
Address
Rumbach Sebestyen Utca 19-21
1075 Budapest
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 238 691
Address
Wood Quay Civic Offices
Dublin 8 Dublin
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
CAMARA MUNICIPAL DE LISBOA
Portugal
EU contribution
€ 132 544
Address
Pacos Do Concelho Praca Do Municipio
1100-365 Lisboa
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
LANDESHAUPTSTADT MUENCHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 219 565
Address
Burgstrasse 4
80331 Muenchen
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
TSENTAR ZA GRADSKA MOBILNOST EAD
Bulgaria
EU contribution
€ 89 649
Address
Boulevard Kniaginia Maria Luiza 84
1202 Sofia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MIASTO GDYNIA
Poland
EU contribution
€ 115 688
Address
Al. Marszalka Pilsudskiego 52/54
81 382 Gdynia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)