Steps toward free local public transportation

Manuela Kropp, Project Manager, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Brussels
Web conference on April 22, 2021 forming part of the Right to Mobility seriesThis was the third and final event in the Right to Mobility series, jointly organized by Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung New York City, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung São Paulo, and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Brussels. You can find more information about the previous events at the following links: Women in the City and Mobility (February 25, 2021):; and Right to Mobility against Racism (March 25, 2021): Buses and ...
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Web conference on the transformation of the automotive industry as an international project

Manuela Kropp, Project Manager at the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung Brussels Office
The value chains in the automotive industry are spread across multiple European countries (reaching from Spain to, for example, Serbia) as well as across North and South America. The automotive industry is a global heavyweight, and therefore the discussion about a possible transformation of the automotive industry towards environmentally friendly forms of transport must also be a global one. In 2019, 65 million new cars were sold worldwide, while millions of people work in the automotive industry and ...
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Who do our cities belong to?

Manuela Kropp, Project Manager at RLS Brussels
Changing lanes – first moves towards car-free citiesOur cities are suffering from the effects of a steady increase in road traffic. Traffic jams, huge swathes of land being taken up by roads and parking spaces for cars, and polluted air are all clear signs that we must strengthen the network of environmentally-friendly mobility solutions (walking, cycling and public transport) in our urban centres and use cars less. During the coronavirus crisis lockdown, when there was a big drop in car use, we had the chance to see just how attractive our towns and cities could ...
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Why public transport must reinvent itselfIntroduction During the coronavirus crisis, cities around the world seized the opportunity to close roads to cars and to expand pedestrian zones and cycle lanes. But what future will these initiatives have when normality is restored? Is there even the risk of a rebound in private car use if travelling on public transport continues to be discouraged? At the same time, the crisis is also a chance for public transport to reinvent itself and play a new role in the post-COVID-19 world. Transport during the...
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Promoting coordinated action by European working-class organisationsThe Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung is an internationally operating non-profit organisation for civic education affiliated with Germany’s Left Party. It is a discussion forum for progressive political alternatives and a centre for critical thinking and research both in Germany and throughout the world. The Brussels Office operates as a think tank reflecting on European and international issues affecting contemporary society. Objectives The tender is for a service to...
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