The purpose of this first exploratory workshop hosted by the European Citizens Mobility Forum (ECMF) is to solicit peer reviews, critical commentary and action recommendations on the part of the expert participants on the ideas and proposals set out for the group by the invited speaker. Observations and recommendations both from the vantage of their specific organizations, and more generally to the ECMF as a major organization responsible for collective land passenger transport. The complete text of this working presentation follows.
Working paper contents
- ECMF Invitational Workshop in Brief. 2
- Introduction: Major Paradigm Change Underway.. 3
- Dr. Kuhn’s Paradigm Shift. 4
- Building Blocks of the New Mobility Paradigm… 5
- Key actors. 6
- Potential threats/problems. 7
- Potential Advantages of the new paradigm . 8
- Unfinished business. 9
- Annex A. Agenda.. 10
- Annex B. Workshop Participants . 11
- Annex C: Getting there.. 12
- Annex D: About the author. 12
- Four Choices in 2015:. 13
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About the author:
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Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to BetterChoices@ecoplan.org .