The City Mobility Week of China was held in Chengdu from 11 to 14 November 2014. It was organised in conjunction with the 12th edition of Michelin Challenge Bibendum (MCB), a yearly global summit on sustainable mobility.
The event consisted of sessions, hands-on activities and expositions. It gathered stakeholders from all over the world, who discussed technologies, public policies and economic tools to advocate for an improvement in urban life quality through sustainable mobility.
Representatives from the Chinese government, Chengdu Transportation Commission, Chinese and European Cities and Chinese and European industry were among the high level speakers taking part in this international encounter.
|Opening and keynote presentations|
|Welcome to the workshop||Mr. Antoine Feral, Michelin|
|Key note speech from the Michelin group||Mr. Patrick Oliva, Michelin|
|Key note speeches from the European Commission||Dr. Laurent Bocherau, European Delegation China and Mongolia|
|Successful experiences of cooperation between Europe and China on ITS||Dr. Yanying Li, ERTICO – ITS Europe|
|Overview of China Transit Metropolis Policy||Dr. Haoran Chu, Transport Planning and Research Institute, Ministry of Transport, China|
|Sharing Good Practice from Cities|
|Saving energy and new uses in cities:A Sustainability Challenge||Mr. Jacques Saint Marc, Interministerial group Mobility, French Governement|
|Successful experiences from Montpellier||Mr. Francois Job, City of Montpellier|
|Successful experiences from London||Ms. Natalia De Estevan-Ubeda, Transport for London|
|Successful experiences from Horsens and e-Mobility activities||Mr. Mogens Løkke, ECOMOVE, City of Horsens (sister city with Chengdu)|
|Gothenburg’s experiences and electric buses in urban mobility||Mr. Joakim Svensson, VOLVO Group, City of Gothenburg|
|Successful Examples on Urban Mobility|
|Big data and public transport||Ms. Liyuan Gong, Transport Research Centre, Jinan, China|
|Implementation of Zaozhuang’s BRT network||Dr. Xinmiao Yang, Tsinghua University, China|
|Shanghai Transportation Policy and ITS Solutions||Mr. Zhu Hao, Shanghai Comprehensive Transport Planning Institute|
|Last mile intelligent driving in urban mobility||Prof. Hui Chen, Tongji University|
|Technology and Sustainable Mobility|
|Big Data Services of Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market||Mr. Zhengguang Guo, Shanghai Hangsheng Industry Co., Ltd|
|Electric car sharing deployment within large company fleet||Mr. Samuel Loyson, Orange Smart Cities|
|Parking management and sustainable mobility||Mr. Richard Harris, Xerox|
|China Smart Traffic’s Construction and Application||Mr. Tiejun Liu, China Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology Co. Ltd.|
|Public transport in Chengdu||Mr. Xiang Mao, Department of Public Transport, Chengdu Transportation Commission|
|Zero Emission Urban Bus System||Ms. Stephanie Leonard, UITP|
The city has been rapidly extending its metro infrastructure. Currently there are two metro lines in operation and five under construction. Moreover, Chengdu has the firs BRT on elevated urban motorways. Pedestrians use the elevators and zebra crossings installed to grant them easy access to the bus stops.
There are also rental bicycles for public use, and electric bicycles are gaining popularity for their convenience to move around the city.
Taking that into account, this city showcase included:
This project has received funding from the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme under grant agreement 605580