How smart mobility contributes to a liveable city
As a result of population growth, urbanisation and increasing prosperity, the demand for mobility is on the rise. Our mobility is also in transition as a result of electrification, automation and the offer of various sharing concepts and delivery services. With all these developments, how can we ensure an accessible, resilient and liveable city without emissions, mobility poverty or unequal opportunities now and in the future? Find out how TNO helps policymakers deal with all these spatial challenges to keep their cities liveable.
Latest developments in urban mobility
How do you give optimal space to all urban ambitions? How do you make the platform economy work for your city? And how do you make sure no one is left behind? Realizing a liveable city is a major system challenge, in which mobility is a dominant factor. Discover the latest developments in the field of urban mobility. Receive the paper ‘Liveable city: Forward together with TNO, top 3 challenges for Dutch cities.'
A liveable city requires innovation and inventive policy
The energy and mobility transition, climate challenges, housing challenges and concerns about broad prosperity. The challenges that policymakers face are more complex and urgent than ever. How can you achieve successes and achieve ambitions within a term of office? Do you want to know how you can work towards a livable city? Find out how TNO, as a strategic partner, helps policymakers to create a liveable city. Receive the paper ‘A liveable city requires innovation and inventive policy.’
About TNO | Innovation for Life
We are TNO. A safer, healthier, and more sustainable life. That's what we are all about. As an independent research organisation, we are the driving force behind innovation. We make knowledge serve the common good. Since 1932, it has been our mission to give the right answers – and to ask the right questions. For the world of today and tomorrow. By combining disciplines and domains, we can tackle the most complex questions. On the road to a better life and a brighter future.
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