Metropolitan Mobility Podcast

Metropolitan Mobility Podcast

How do we keep metropolitan areas accessible and vibrant places to live? This podcast offers concrete solutions for the future of our cities. Mobility expert Geert Kloppenburg in conversation with innovative entrepreneurs, scientists and policy-makers.... Show More

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July 8, 2020 30 min

“We often shunned these temporary pop-ups because a day or two days to us is a lot of effort for not a lot of return. But now it’s so different.” Active transport manager Laura Dierenfield (City of Austin) speaks with Geert Kloppenburg and Chris Bruntlett (Dutch Cycling Embassy) about the influence of covid-19 on transportation in Austin (Texas), the Healthy Streets Initiative, and the benefit of study tours. 

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“In the majority of countries the idea that cyclists should cycle between cars and do not need real own infrastructure, is still dominant.” Burkhard Stork, director of the German Cycling Association (AFDC) speaks with Geert Kloppenburg and Chris Bruntlett (Dutch Cycling Embassy) about the influence of vehicular cycling on the German bike infrastructure and how building a Dutch cycling network with American speed will shape the futu...

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“Data today is very interesting because it can help us to understand dimensions of the city that we couldn’t understand just a few a years ago. ” Geert Kloppenburg and Carin ten Hage discuss with Carlo Ratti, director of MIT Senseable City Lab, how to imagine a radical redesign of a city and what the role of data is in such redesign.

MIT - SENSEABLE CITY LAB PROJECTS:
- Copenhagen Wheel: senseable.mit.edu/copenhagenwheel/
- RoundAroun...

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“Als je een stad compleet nieuw in zou richten, dan zou je van de voetganger en van de fietser uit moeten gaan”. Carlo van de Weijer, Managing Director Eindhoven AI Systems (TU Eindhoven) bespreekt met Geert Kloppenburg en Carin ten Hage de pizza-economie en over waarom de zelfrijdende auto geen oplossing is voor de schaarse ruimte in de stad.

A Radical Redesign for Amsterdam wordt gemaakt in opdracht van de Gemeente Amsterdam.

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“What is funny about the bike-transit combination is that, on the one hand, it is complementary to each other but it is also competitive.” Niels van Oort, co-director of the Smart Public Transport Lab speaks with Geert Kloppenburg and Chris Bruntlett about his research on shared bikes and the bike-transit combination.

The discussed articles can be found here: https://bit.ly/2XIZBXV

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"De publieke ruimte is bijna alleen maar om doorheen te gaan, in plaats van om er te zijn." In deze podcast gaat Geert Kloppenburg in gesprek met journalist Thalia Verkade over haar ontdekkingsreis in de wereld van mobiliteit. Samen met professor Marco te Brömmelstroet (Universiteit van Amsterdam) schreef zij het net verschenen boek 'Het recht van de snelste'. 

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May 27, 2020 37 min

“We are currently building the next Los Angeles” Civil engineer and planner, Julia Salinas (LA City) in conversation with Geert Kloppenburg and Chris Bruntlett (Dutch Cycling Embassy) on the LA River Path project, their shared bike system, and more.

LA River Path: https://www.metro.net/projects/lariverpath/
Measure M: https://theplan.metro.net/ 

This episode was made in collaboration with the Dutch Cycling Embassy.

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“Mobility as a Service provides more mobility options to those that already have a lot of options.” Geert Kloppenburg and Carin ten Hage speak with Professor Sofia Ranchordás (University of Groningen) on how a municipality can inclusively redesign its mobility structure, the need for more social transportation and why transport poverty is invisible for most policymakers.

More information about Sofia Ranchordás research: www.rug.nl/s...

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“Change never really happens that quickly, however if you were to take a ten year perspective on your life and look at what changed in that period, you would be pretty amazed at how much change had occurred.” Graham Currie, Professor of Public Transport at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) speaks with Geert Kloppenburg about how we can bridge the gap between university and industry, why it is so hard to change the mobility i...

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“What would it mean if we actually treated pedestrians as we did motorways?” Urban planner Kent Lundberg (MRCagney) in conversation with Geert Kloppenburg and Chris Bruntlett (Dutch Cycling Embassy) on Auckland’s city center masterplan ‘Access for Everyone’ and more.

For more information on A4E: https://www.aucklandccmp.co.nz/ 

This episode was made in collaboration with the Dutch Cycling Embassy.

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Lightrail or Bus Rapid Transit? Lessons from Bogota Bus Rapid Transit for big European Metropolitan Areas? In this podcast I interview Christian Schreyer, CEO of TRANSDEV North and Central Europe, about his vision on how to keep Metropolitan Area's accessible in a sustainable way.

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'Banning cars in Parisian tunnels to make way for cyclists, a miracle?' In this podcast, I cycle through Paris with Christophe Najdovski, the deputy mayor, to get at street level view of what Paris is doing making and why they are making this massive change.
(To not only listen, but also see how we cycle through Paris, go to www.geertkloppenburg.nl/visuals)

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Changing the New York transport system with paint. "We completely closed down 14th street for private cars and Uber in Manhatten". Listen to Thomas Abdallah, Deputy VP at New York City Transit and prof. at the University of Columbia in NY. 

To see a visual about the change in 14th street in Manhatten, see www.geertkloppenburg.nl/visuals

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Hoe moet je internationale trein tickets plannen, boeken en betalen? Waarom is dit ZO ingewikkeld? En hoe kan t beter? In gesprek met Arriën Kruyt, oud voorzitter van reizigersvereniging Rover en nu actief bij European Passenger Federation over de belangrijkste mythes rond internationaal treinreizen.

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Carin ten Hage en ik blikken in deze compilatie aflevering terug op de belangrijkste conclusies uit de hele serie interviews in 2019, die wij gemaakt hebben, over de magie van Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

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"Als bij Mobility as a Service alleen geoptimaliseerd wordt op business cases, dan hebben we straks echt een probleem". Aan t woord in deze podcast Eric Mink programmamanager MaaS bij Ministerie I en W.

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'Reistijdwinst is DE norm onder alle uitroeptekens qua mobiliteit, maar vragen amber naar de onderliggende aannames en lopen achter de verkeerde dingen aan'. Aan t woord in deze zeer interessante podcast professor Marco te Brommelstroet aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam

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‘Het gebeurt hier nu al, en het is urgent dat we handelen rond MaaS’. Aan het woord in deze podcast Tijs Roelofs Hoofd Innovatie Gemeente Amsterdam. Te luisteren via iTunes, EPB van BNR en deze link

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'De potentie van Mobility as a Service is veel meer dan een app. Tegelijkertijd overschatten bestuurders deze potentie als oplossing voor stedelijke bereikbaarheid, daar is veel meer voor nodig'. Aan t woord in deze podcast Henk Meurs professor Radboud Universiteit in onze zoektocht naar de magie van MaaS (MaaS deel 7)

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'1 op de 6 diesel bestelwagens in de stad, kan morgen gewijzigd worden naar lichtere en kleinere elektrische voertuigen'. Walther Ploos van Amstel lector city logistics aan de Hogeschool van Amsterdam licht in deze podcast een vernieuwend onderzoek toe 'hoe' om te gaan met de explosie van goederen die steden in- en uit moeten. 

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