The third edition of the International Forum on Cities and sustainable transport with high level of service and low emissions took place in Shanghai on 11 and 12 September at the Franco-Chinese Centre at Tongji University.
This event gathered a number of French institutions – the Intelligent Transport Mission from the Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Sea, the Club Ecomobilité in France, ParisTech and the services of the Economic Mission and UBIFRANCE in China – as well as the Chinese partners.
The conference brought together representatives of Chinese and French cities which hold innovative experience with regards surface transport, urban design and planning. Representatives from research, industry and government bodies discussed how to exploit future opportunities to improve urban mobility and transport services.
During the two days conference, the French and Chinese experts covered the following topics:
- Mobility and transport policy for sustainable cities.
- Scientific approaches
- New technologies
- Case studies
This third forum also welcomed the organisation of a seminar of the World Conference on Transport Research. In this particular year when the Shanghai Expo is taking place, the third edition of the Forum was exceptionally opened by Mr Dominique Bussereau, French State Secretary for Transport.
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More information about the event in French: .pdf (934.2 KB) and Chinese: .pdf (985.3 KB)