Velo-city é um fórum internacional que reúne de 2 em 2 anos para discutir estratégias de promoção do uso da bicicleta como meio de transporte. A próxima edição decorrerá em Munique, na Alemanha, de 12 a 15 de Junho de 2007.
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«In accordance with the conference theme “From Vision to Reality”, the City of Munich hopes that important impulses will emerge from this conference in Munich that highlight to the world concrete means and strategies worthy of emulating for the implementation of bicycle-ideas and concepts. Together with international delegates, the city of Munich wants to contribute to making the bicycle an even more attractive and self-evident means of transport for daily and leisure travel.
The City of Munich invites all bicycle experts to report at Velo-city 2007 of positive examples in bicycle transport promotion and their own successes, and to be motivated by the positive achievements of others. Velo-city 2007 offers the possibility to take advantage of the opportunity to lay the foundation for new partnerships and coalitions at Velo-city 2007.
The following focal themes around bicycle transport promotion are in the foreground:
- A plus in quality of life – through city-, social- and environment-friendly mobility.
- New chances on the employment market – the economic factor bicycle.
- Modern urban development – workable models for a future worth living.
- Mankind and health – the win-win factor bicycle.»
Será que Portugal terá representantes neste encontro?…