G-PaTRA at the SMARTA workshop for rural mobility
Angelo Meuleman, from G-PaTRA partner Taxistop, gave a presentation about 'mobihubs' and outlined a roadmap towards 1000 mobihubs in Flanders in 2025, as part of a workshop organised by the SMARTA consortium.
SMARTA – Smart Rural Transport Areas - is about sustainable shared mobility interconnected with public transport in European rural areas. It is a two-year project which aims to understand the current relevance and future potential of on-demand and shared mobility services integrated with public transport in the European rural areas. Mobihubs are transport hubs on a neighbourhood level.
This event was the first in a series organised by the SMARTA consortium and focused on showcasing innovative, tested solutions from European rural areas, as well as on the analysis of the elements that drive successful rural mobility initiatives, ranging from social aspects, policy, financing to ICT solutions.
Taxistop first developed an interest in mobihubs through the ShareNorth project (also a North Sea Region project), and is now, through the GPaTRA project, promoting this solution in rural areas.