EQUIMOB: Inclusive Cities through Equitable Access to Urban Mobility

Events

Call for papers: International Seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh

  MOBILITY FOR ALL: INCLUSIVE TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY FOR SOUTH ASIAN CITIES Organized By Dept Of Urban Regional Planning, Bangladesh University Of Engineering & Technology [BUET] & EQUIMOB, Utrecht University, NWO Background   Transportation is an important social determinant, enabling access to education, work, health services in urban cities. These activities have political, economic, and…

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EQUIMOB presentation at capacity building programme for DPOs

Earlier this week, EQUIMOB’s doctoral researcher Prajwal Nagesh presented recent findings on disability and transport barriers at The Association of People with Disability (APD, India)‘s South India Regional Conference and Capacity Building Programme for disabled people’s organizations (DPOs). The qualitative data was derived from telephonic interviews with organizations working for persons with disabilities. The presented…

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EQUIMOB researchers at Bangalore Design Week, 2022

The Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design, and Technology and the Association of Designers of India (ADI) hosted the Bangalore design week conference. Multiple plenary and working sessions were held in Bengaluru’s art hub Chitrakala Parishad during the 8th and 10th of December to discuss design interventions to solve real-world challenges. Among the various themes,…

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Round Table Discussion on Art for Decolonising Mobility Research

EQUIMOB hosted an online roundtable discussion on ‘Arts for decolonizing mobility research’  on 13th October 2022. The aim of the round-table event was to stimulate discussions on how art-based methods can be used to examine expressions of lived experiences, and how decolonizing the gaze will help us see these imaginations, ideas and explorations of sensory…

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Thesis project: The potential of non-motorised transport for last-mile connectivity in Bengaluru, India

Title of thesis: The potential of non-motorised transport for last-mile connectivity in Bengaluru, India Author: Nils Steinhäuser M.Sc: Sustainable Development Year: 2022 Abstract Urban mobility in Indian cities is suffering from traffic congestion, air pollution, road safety, land use conflicts and an overburdened transport network due to population growth, urbanisation, increasing transport demand and high…

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Round table (virtual) discussion: Art for Decolonising Mobility Research

The aim of the round-table event is to stimulate discussions on how art-based methods can be used to examine expressions of lived experiences, and how decolonizing the gaze will help us see these imaginations, ideas and explorations of sensory experiences in mobility research. Using examples of art-based research practices across geographies, we will explore both…

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Call for papers – EQUIMOB & ISEC Golden Jubilee International Seminar

“Cities on the Move: Inclusive Transport and Mobility for South Asian Cities”   13-14 October, 2022 at ISEC, Bengaluru, India Organised by: The Centre for the Study of Social Change and Development & The EQUIMOB Project, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru Supported by: The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Utrecht University, Netherlands Detailed schedule…

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Metro Mobilities: Knowledge exchange event

EQUIMOB organised a knowledge-exchange event titled ‘Metro Mobilities: equitable access to mobility infrastructures with a focus on MRT systems in cities of Bangladesh & India’ with the Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) on 25th April 2022. The event aimed to critically discuss what can Dhaka Metro learn from transport access issues in the Metros…

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Invitation for Dr. Ajay Bailey’s Oratie

Dr. Ajay Bailey, the principal investigator of EQUIMOB project, appointed by the Executive Board of Utrecht University as professor at the Faculty of Geosciences on January 1, 2020 to undertake activities in the field of ‘Social Urban Transitions’ intends to assume his appointment by giving an inaugural lecture entitled Inclusion and Equitable Access to the…

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