The results of National Road Unsafety survey conducted amidst 6000 Belgian road users show that 72% of the society is in favour of creating more separate lanes for buses and trams. Allocating a dedicated road space for bus-lanes is not a revolutionary measure - and…
Parking is a highly complex element of mobility policy in your company. It represents a considerable resource and can serve as both carrot and stick in achieving your mobility objectives. Parking policy is a tool of tremendous potential – it can promote carpooling,…
New ERSO REPORTS
The European Road Safety Observatory (ERSO) is an initiative of the European Commission in order to gather and analyse harmonised specialist information on road safety performance and policy in the EU and some other European countries. The website includes a wealth of…
Innovative mobility solutions
This shift from the traditional company car become more achievable (and significantly less painful!) after many new mobility solutions entered the market. The transition towards future of corporate mobility is happening at incredible pace – however, reinventing your…
The benefits of active commuting
Active transport modes an inexpensive way of commuting that has a very low environmental impact. In our last Mobility Barometer, we highlighted that Belgians more and more inclined to use cycling or walking as their transport modes - whether on weekend or during the…
E-scooters in the rain: what to keep in mind
It has been a drizzly morning in June when I was getting ready to hop on my e-scooter and get to work. Well-equipped (I thought) I even hesitated for a second if the weather would worsen and I should take the train instead. In the end it is just 8km, not more than…
May a deaf person drive a car?
Not everyone is allowed to drive a car. Of course, only drivers with a valid driving licence can do so. And of course, they must be properly insured. But when is your driving licence valid and when are you sufficiently insured?
Weak or vulnerable?
Although the term does not appear in official road traffic legislation, the expression 'weak road users' is frequently used in everyday speech, usually to describe pedestrians or cyclists on the road. They are the first to find the term somewhat inappropriate.
Bike assistance: a talk with VAB and Touring
During this corona crisis many people have (re)discovered the bike. Cycling unfortunately sometimes also includes bike breakdown: a puncture or chain break can always happen. This does not always have to mean the end of your bike ride, because more and more cyclists…
Your last bad telework day ever
Going to the office, besides giving you the opportunity of social interactions, has a significant advantage over home-working: the workspace is ergonomic. It has been scientifically proven that good ergonomics improves productivity by 25%, reduces the number of errors…