26th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems ITSC 2023
24-28 September 2023 Bilbao, Bizkaia, Spain
Age Friendly Urban Mobility - a case study: the URBANAGE EU project
Motivation and objectives
As our society continues to age, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure that our cities and communities are designed with the needs of older adults in mind. Urban planners and city administrators play a critical role in shaping the built environment, and it is essential that they have the tools and resources they need to create age-friendly communities. Age-friendly mobility and access to essential services should be guaranteed by public institutions. In this context, URBANAGE EU project has fostered the development of an integrated platform that allows to know current state of such age friendliness through a set of defined KPIs, as well as the tools to project and develop new infrastructures that increase the urban age friendliness.
Relevance to the ITS community
Age friendliness of a city is strongly coupled with the access to certain services for all citizens, and with the increase of mobility within a city. Thus, key indicators such the availability of a health service or the vicinity of a green area can be improved by creating new services or areas, but also by improving the ways in which citizens move in the city. Transportation and mobility resources are a key element in the ideation and development of an Age Friendly City.
URBANAGE ecosystem provides a suite of tools and resources specifically designed to help urban planners and city administrators create communities that are inclusive and accessible for people of all ages. Its users can access a range of features that support age-friendly urban planning, from data-driven insights on the needs and preferences of older adults, to design guidelines and best practices for creating environments that are safe, walkable, and welcoming for people of all ages. This platform also provides a collaborative space for urban planners and administrators to connect, and work together to create better, more inclusive communities. By leveraging the latest data, technology, and best practices, we believe that we can build a more equitable, sustainable, and age-friendly future for all.
Topics of interest
Age Friendly Mobility
Age Friendly Route Planning
Green Comfort index
Travel time matrix
Age Friendly Neighborhood index
Age friendly cities
The target and expected audience for the workshop is mainly from industry and academia, completed with experts (especially from industry) and Public Institutions. The workshop is expected to be interactive, and it will encourage technical debate. Participants will have an excellent opportunity to discuss with and to challenge distinguished speakers and panelists.
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The code for this workshop is : 41pce
Deadline for workshop paper submission: May 15, 2023
Acceptation/Rejection Notification: June 30, 2023
Final paper submission: July 31, 2023
Ms. Silvia Urra – TECNALIA, Silvia(dot)urra(at)tecnalia(dot)com