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Sensitisation training of public transport employees in Budapest Pilot Lab


The direct goal of the Budapest's pilot is to provide overall knowledge to public transport employees who are in daily direct contact with clients. In particular, they had learnt about the transport-related needs of people with reduced mobility.

For this reason, sixty employees working within...

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Gender Equal Cities - URBACT report (March 2019)

A new report (March 2019) by the EU’s URBACT programme shows how city authorities can take some simple, practical steps towards gender equality through data collection, policy and consultation – and improve daily life for citizens throughout the EU.


Gender equality is a prerequisite for the well-being of citizens and the prosperity of cities. It is a fundamental right that is enshrined in both international and European treaties, and in the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Gender equality is also a catalyst for better...

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The Florence Pilot Lab in Italy works on including migrants in transport

Inclusion, Migration and Transport are all connected in Florence's Pilot Lab activity


In March 2019, Busitalia/ATAF have activated a co-design process with the users of the urban lines n° 30 and n° 35 in the city of Florence.

Two migrants with different life experiences and from different countries were selected and directly involved in a ‘participatory’ activity. Although not being...

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A new Programme to Support the Reduction of Public Transport Fares in Portugal

Following the economic crisis, Portugal suffered a shortage of financial assets for its public transport system, which led to fares that increased social exclusion. Now, a new programme is ready to change the course of this country for good.


Portugal has recently approved the Programme to Support the Reduction of Public Transport Fares (Programa de Apoio à Redução do Tarifário dos Transportes Públicos, PART - website in Portuguese), an initiative aiming to combat negative impacts of mobility, such as social exclusion - along with...

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