The project consortium comprises leading experts in various fields: health, physical activity, transport modeling, safety, air quality, but also european networking and communication.
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) - Institute for Transport Studies (ITS) BOKU is an interdisciplinary university carrying out research on sustainable development. The research at ITS is primarily focused on sustainable transport and mobility covering research areas, such as travel behaviour, transport economics and environmental impact assessment of transportation.
|Tina Uhlmann |
|Prof. Regine Gerike |
Head of the institute
|Dr Sandra Wegener |
|Dr Michael Meschik |
Gesundheit Osterreich Forschungs- und Planungs GMBH (GÖG)
Gesundheit Osterreich Forschungs- und Planungs GMBH (GÖG) is a national research and planning institute for health care providing capacity building and funding for the promotion of health. Based in Vienna, GÖG has significant experience in project management and has co-funded various national and international projects also related to active mobility and health.
|Ilonka Horvath |
- PASEO - Building Policy Capacities for Health Promotion through Physical Activity among sedentary Older People
- EUNAAPA - European Network of Action on Ageing and Physical Activity
- IMPALA - Improving Infrastructures für Leisure-Time Physical Activity in the Local Arena - Good Practice in Europe
Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO)
Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek (VITO) is the largest Belgian research institution active in the fields of energy, environment and materials. With approximately 600 researchers and supporting staff, VITO has a strong track record in delivering products and services to the Flemish Regional and Belgian Government and the European Commission. Sustainable health is one of the five themes VITO will be focusing on in the next decade.
|Luc Int Panis |
Research programme coordinator
SHAPES - Systematic analysis of Health risks and physical Activity associated with cycling PoliciES
POLIS - Promotion of Operational Links with Integrated Services
POLIS - Promotion of Operational Links with Integrated Services is a network of European cities and regions working together to deploy innovative solutions for more sustainable mobility. Polis fosters cooperation and partnerships across Europe with the aim of making transport research and innovation accessible to cities and regions. The network aims to improve local transport through integrated strategies that address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of transport.
|Dr Florinda Boschetti |
- CHAMP – Cycling appraisal and good practice sharing from champion cities
- PTP-Cycle – Personalised travel planning for cycling
- STARS – Sustainable Travel Accreditation and Recognition for Schools
- PRESTO – Capacity building in cycling policies
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is an association of sustainable cities operating worldwide. With a network of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities and urban regions, 450 large cities, and 450 small and medium-sized cities and towns in 84 countries, ICLEI is dedicated to bringing local solutions to meet the global challenges related to sustainable development.
|Ruud Schuthof |
Deputy Regional Director
|Helen Franzen |
Officer - Communications
|Holger Robrecht |
Deputy Regional Director
|Carsten Rothballer |
Officer - Sustainable Resources, Climate and Resilience
- European Sustainable Cities and Towns Conferences - largest triannial event gathering around 1,000 local governments, seeking to bridge the gaps between environmental, economic and social goals and connect governments, civil society.
- European Mobility Week Campaign - an annual campaign on sustainable urban mobility seeking to encourage European local authorities to introduce and promote sustainable transport.
- Eltis, the European urban mobility portal - Eltis facilitates the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in the field of urban mobility in Europe.
German Sports University of Cologne, Institute of Health Promotion and Clinical Movement Science
German Sports University of Cologne, Institute of Health Promotion and Clinical Movement Science carries out specialised research in orthopaedics, sport rehabilitation, neurology, the findings of which are integrated into the institute’s practical-based teaching program. The institute has special expertise in developing, planning and implementing approaches and interventions to promote a health enhancing lifestyle in consideration of individual behavior, social aspects and environmental features.
|Fabienne Frick |
|Dr. Andrea Schaller |
|Prof. Froboese |
Head of Institute
- FLUXES – Modulation of Metabolic Fluxes by Physical Activity Patterns. Comparative Studies in Humans and Animal Models to develop mechanism based Intervention Concepts in Prevention and Therapy of the Metabolic Syndrome
- WATS – Walking to school – Designing travel routes in consideration of Health Promotion for Students
- DENPA – Design of Neighbourhoods promoting Physical Activity in Cooperation with the Urban Housing Association
Roma Servizi per la Mobilita (RSM)
Roma Servizi per la Mobilita (RSM) is the mobility agency for the City of Rome, supporting the city’s mobility department in developing policies aimed at reducing the impact of traffic and moving towards a sustainable mobility system. RSM coordinates and manages both private and public mobility, logistics, infrastructure and services in Rome.
|Fabrizio Benvenuti |
Head of Traffic Engineering
and Road Safety Unit
|Marco Surace |
Statistician - Road Safety Centre
|Fabio Nussio |
Head of European
& National Projects Unit
|Francesco Lacorossi |
Project Manager at the European & National Projects Unit
- METPEX – development of a door-to-door measurement tool to determine the quality of the passenger experience (DG Research)
- Green Emotion – development of electric mobility (DG Move)
- ICT Emissions – evaluate the impact of ICT- related measures on mobility (DG Connect)
World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Europe
World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Europe - Transport and Health WHO is the authority responsible for public health within the United Nations system. The Transport and Health team has more than 15 years of experience in the development of integrated approaches to environment and health impact assessment of transport policies, and the development of associated tools
|Christian Schweizer |
|Francesca Racioppi |
Senior Policy and Programme Adviser
- ISHTAR - Integrated Software for Health, Transport Efficiency and Artistic Heritage Recovery (2001-2005)
- HEARTS – Health Effects and risks of transport systems (HEARTS) (2002-2005)
- MAX-SUCCESS – Successful Travel Awareness Campaigns and Mobility Management Strategies (2006-2009)
ISGlobal is a consolidated hub of excellence in research that has grown out of work first started in the world of health care by the Hospital Clínic and the Parc de Salut MAR and in the academic sphere by the University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University. The pivotal mechanism of its work model is the transfer of knowledge generated by scientific research to practice, a task undertaken by the institute’s Training and Policy and Global Development departments..
- TAPAS - Transportation, Air pollution and Physical Activities
- EXPOsOMICs predict individual disease risk related to the environment, by characterizing the external and internal exposome for common exposures (air and drinking water contaminants) during critical periods of life, including in utero.
- HELIX The Human Early-Life Exposome - novel tools for integrating early-life environmental exposures and child health across Europe
Trivector Traffic is a consultancy and R&D company that aims to help achieve a more effective, sustainable and safe transport system. Trivector Traffic work primarily with consulting, research, training and software development. They use the latest scientific methods and research to ensure the provision of knowledge-driven products and services.
|Lena Smidfelt Rosqvist |
Head of Research
|Ulf Eriksson |
|Erik Stigell |
|Anna Clark |
- ECOMOBILITY SHIFT – development of a method to assess, improve and promote the environmental sustainability of local governments’ transport and land-use planning policies
- MAX - project on mobility management and travel awareness in transport
- PROCEED - principles of successful high quality public transport operation and development
University of Zürich (UZH), Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Prevention Institute (EBPI)
University of Zürich (UZH), Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Prevention Institute (EBPI) (formerly known as Institute of Social & Preventive Medicine), Physical Activity & Health Unit focuses on the population-related perspective of health and disease, in addition to the individual perspective of clinical medicine. The Institute adopts a broad, interdisciplinary approach in its research, teaching and services providing expert knowledge and evidence-based interventions for physical activity and health.
|Dr. T. Götschi |
|Dr. S. Kahlmeier |
Deputy team leader
|Dr. M. Wanner |
|B. Martin, MD MPH |
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP)
Imperial College London, Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) is an interdepartmental centre at Imperial College, which supports the development and progress of environmental-related policy. The Centre is a unique interface seeking to integrate the College's outstanding science and technology research with a specialised team of social and policy scientists, creating exciting interdisciplinary research programmes.
|Audrey de Nazelle |
|Esther Anaya Boig |
London Borough of Newham
London Borough of Newham is situated north of the river Thames in east London, and was the main host for the London 2012 Olympics. Newham faces considerable regeneration and transportation challenges, as well as significant healthcare issues and believes investment in sustainable and active travel projects is key to a healthier future for its citizens.
|Richard Wadely |
Sustainable Transport Officer
University of Oxford, Transport Studies Unit (TSU)
University of Oxford, Transport Studies Unit (TSU) The TSU is part of the School of Geography at the University of Oxford. The 20+ TSU researchers and scientists take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of transport futures, drawing on relevant, state-of-the art developments in geography, environmental and transport studies, economics, sociology, psychology, health and well-being, and the engineering sciences. The TSU has an established international reputation in the fields of transport policy analysis, the development of new methodologies and behavioural studies.
|Dr Christian Brand |
Job title: Senior Research Fellow
|Prof David Banister |
Job title: Director, Transport Studies Unit
- iConnect – Impact of Constructing Non-motorised Networks and Evaluating Changes in Travel, Physical Activity and Carbon Emissions (EPSRC, 2008-2013)
- Visions2030 – Visions of the Role of Walking and Cycling in 2030 (EPSRC, 2008-2011)
- OPTIC – Optimal Policies for Transport in Combination – EC FP7 (2009-2011)
|Prof. Regine Gerike |
Head of the institute