SOLUTIONS training workshop in Casablanca

The first out of three knowledge-sharing workshops planned for autumn 2014 took place 23rd September 2014 as a pre-event to the CIVITAS Forum in Casablanca, (Morocco). The workshop was attended by representatives from five cities from four countries: Casablanca and Marrakesh (Morocco), Sfax (Tunisia), Amman (Jordan) and Kocaeli (Turkey). Mohammed Mezghani, Deputy Secretary General of UITP (International Association of Public Transport), moderated the session in French, English and Arabic. The workshop started with introductory presentations by each city highlighting the key transport challenges that each city is facing at the moment.

The city presentations were followed by three training sessions on the following SOLUTIONS cluster topics:

  • Training session #1: Integrated Transport and Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Susanne Boehler, Rupprecht Consult, Germany Presentation [PDF]
Bernard Gyergyay, Rupprecht Consult, Germany Presentation [PDF]

  • Training session #2: Transport infrastructures

Dr Adewole Adesiyun , Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL) Presentation [PDF]

  • Training session #3: Public Transport

Mohamed Mezghani , Mobili-T, Tunisia and UITP, Belgium Presentation [PDF]

Each presentation was followed by a lively discussion with the cities.