5th ECOMM in Rome 2001

The fifth European conference ’ECOMM 2001 on Mobility Management’ took place in Rome on the 7th and 8th February 2001. It was organised by the Italian Environment Ministry and the Association of Italian Cities for the Promotion of Sustainable Mobility and Transport Development, in collaboration with the City of Rome and the Ferrovie dello Stato. The Association of Italian Cities was responsible both for the technical and scientific coordination of the event as well as relations with sponsors.

ECOMM 2001 focused primarily on the following key themes:

  • ECOMM as a means of pushing forward European legislation
  • overview of procedures in legislation, regulatory framework, taxation, pricing policies and fiscal aspects currently adopted in different countries
  • integration of mobility management concepts in urban and land use, environmental and transport planning, communication activities and the role of local authorities to promote these actions
  • role of communication to involve people in developing a new culture of sustainable mobility
  • organisation and training for the mobility management plans
  • other partners role in mobility management realisation (employers, unions, site owners, car manufacturers, ecc.)
  • successful case histories of mobility management in companies, schools, hospitals, exhibition or cities/regions)
  • innovation and improvement of flexible collective transport services, as a consequence of the application of mobility management
  • mobility management addressing specific target groups promoting healthier and safer mobility