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websites that have content relating to older people's mobility.
European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations
The official website of the European Commission invites input of all
interested stakeholders and links to all relevant resources of this
GOAL - Growing Older – Staying Mobile
The aim of the GOAL project is to provide an action plan for innovative solutions to fulfill the transport needs of an ageing society.
Quality Ageing in an Urban Environment. The project focuses on
creating better local conditions to enable active ageing. Main
focus: public services and urban living environment.
CIVITAS - Cleaner
and better transport in cities
A European research project and city network focusing on sustainable
urban mobility for travelers of all ages.
- SaMERU - Safer Mobility for Elderly Road Users
This project finished in 2013 and the final reports are available for download.
- UNEP Share the Road
Share the Road promotes policies in government and donor agencies for systematic investments in walking and cycling road infrastructure, linked with public transport systems.
ISEMOA - Improving
seamless energy-efficient mobility chains for all
ISEMOA is developing standardised Quality Management schemes to
support municipalities, cities and regions in their efforts to
improve the accessibility of public spaces and public transport.
OASIS - Quality of life for
OASIS is an integrated project with the scope to revolutionise the
interoperability, quality, breadth and usability of services for all
daily activities of older people.
Home Insulation Guide for The Elderly
This practical websites helps to improve living conditions and at the same time save money!
The objective of the MESsAGE-project is to contribute to the
prolonging of the autonomy of mobility for the elderly.
- European Local Transport Information Service
ELTIS is Europe's number one web portal on urban transport and
Life quality of senior citizens in relation to mobility conditions
The Institute is a place for reflection, as well as for
confrontation, about questions posed to society and to the
individual by ageing.
The SMILING project aims to diminish age related impairments through
the development of a wearable non-invasive computer-controlled
system to prevent and counteract falling.
Design for Getting Outdoors
A summary of the main research findings to date on older people's
Boosting Advanced Public
The mission of BAPTS is to implement an integrated package of
high-quality public transport systems and services as model
solutions for clean, efficient, accessible and sustainable mobility
in North West Europe.
Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe
Public Transport Systems' Accessibility for People with Disabilities
Accessibility of Public Transport for People with Disabilities in
SPARC and KT-EQUAL are working to bring together researchers,
practitioners and policy makers with an interest in the wellbeing of
older people through communicating the latest ageing-related
The mission of NICHES+ is to promote innovative measures for making
urban transport more efficient and sustainable and to move them from
their current "niche" position into a mainstream urban transport
Mobility Schemes Ensuring Accessibility of Public Transport for All
Improving Connectivity and Mobility Access.
This project represents the first transnational platform for sharing
and transferring innovative and sustainable approaches to meet the
challenge of providing attractive and effective alternatives to
using the private car for the ‘first and last miles’ of journeys.
Mediate (Methodology for describing the accessibility of transport
in Europe) aims to establish a common European methodology for
measuring accessibility to public transport.