Why is it so difficult to improve mobility in rural areas?

31 October 2018 - Published by Lyndsay Bloice
Nordjyllands Trafikselskab, Aalborg University, and the Danish Engineer’s Association hosted a one day event about the challenges of rural transportation.

Together with Nordjyllands Trafikselskab, Aalborg University and the Danish Engineer’s Association were G-PaTRA hosts for a one day conference about the challenges with rural transportation without relying on the car.

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93 participants spend the entire day on the 1st of October 2018 on this topic. 

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In the first half day were the situation, the existing and upcoming transport opportunities presented and discussed. 

After lunch, a “mobility bazaar” was carried out - a number of existing and new service providers where discussed with rotating groups of rural transport professionals.

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Overall was the lessons learnt, that the availability and use of individual car transport is increasingly important, but also that a range of new service providers might have solutions that can change and reduce the need of carbon-based transport in rural areas considerably within a few years.

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