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Research and Demonstration, take-up and further dissemination of sustainable integrated planning methods in European cities

Supervisor: Ing. Peter Rakšányi, PhD.


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Project description:SNOWBALL is presented by a group of cities and experts on urban planning. Recent experiences based on demonstration and research (Ecocity) has showed that integrated urban planning will lead to plans of better quality, in terms of energy savings and the environment. SNOWBALL introduces two types of integrated urban planning methods: Local Transport Performance (LTP), the regional and local level that reduces the transport demand (VK9-1), and also a modal shift towards less energy intensive modes (VK9-3). The second method, Drive Slow Go Faster (DSGF), improves energy efficiency of existing traffic volumes (VK9-2) by establishing constant reduced speeds. In SNOWBALL, 6 cities will implement plans following these concepts. The 6 implementation cities are trained to support other cities later on, thus getting a SNOWBALL effect of integrated planning.
Kind of project:Euratom (Nuclear Energy) ()
Department:Department of Transport Construction and Traffic (FCE)
Project identification:EU/EIE/ 05 /109/SI2.419575
Project status:Successfully completed
Project start date :01. 01. 2006
Project close date:31. 12. 2008
Number of workers in the project:2
Number of official workers in the project:0