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Hands Off the Wheel: Is it time to rethink urban mobility?

 

Poll

What bicycle do you ride on, to your NHS workplace?

All about cycling..
1. Tourer
 
14% (1 votes)
2. Mountain Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
3. Racer
 
0% (0 votes)
4. Folding Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
5. Hybrid Bike
 
86% (6 votes)
6. Electric Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
7. A Trike
 
0% (0 votes)
8. recumbent bicycle
 
0% (0 votes)
9. Cargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
10. eCargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
11. Vintage Bike pre 1980's
 
0% (0 votes)
 

Hands Off the Wheel: Is it time to rethink urban mobility?

Once considered an essential part of adulthood and societal status, the future of the car in the face of rapid urbanisation, rising fuel costs and environmental concern is open for discussion

http://www.nesta.org.uk/assets/events/hands_off_the_wheel_is_it_time_to_rethink_urban_mobility

Date: 14.05.2013 18:00 - 20:00

Location: Nesta, 1 Plough Place, London, EC4A 1DE

Once considered an essential part of adulthood and societal status, the future of the car in the face of rapid urbanisation, rising fuel costs and environmental concern is open for discussion. Driverless cars, significantly enhanced electric vehicles, 'smarter' cars the equivalent of 1/5 a standard car space - all are under development. Meanwhile, incentives for using 'greener transportation' are widely available, albeit with limited successes, and whilst it is widely agreed that we need to reduce our dependence on oil and decarbonise, progress has been slow