october, 2022

thu06oct16:00thu17:00Urban Vehicle Access RegulationsImplementation best practices16:00 - 17:00

Event Details

In this joint webinar between EIT Urban Mobility and Abertis Mobility Services, you will have the opportunity to ask our panellists about the main topics and insights of our latest report on urban vehicle access regulations, combining perspectives from cities, solution providers, and experts.  

Discussions will focus on the rationale for deploying UVARs in cities, and on the best practices for their effective planning and implementation. Aspects such as diversity of UVARs, different enforcement practices, as well as citizen and stakeholder involvement will be covered during the webinar.  

  • Carles Fuentes, Abertis Mobility Services 
  • Bonnie Fenton, Rupprecht consult 
  • Jordi Remírez, City of Barcelona
  • Xavier Querol, Spanish Research Council (CSIC)
  • Ian Catlow, Greater London Authority

Moderator: Luana Bidasca, EIT Urban Mobility 

Carles Fuentes, Urban Mobility Spain Manager – Abertis Mobility Services

Carles Fuentes is a Telecommunications Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain and has PDD from IESE. With over 20 years of experience managing technological projects for ITS and toll systems for the Abertis group, he is passionate about technology and its application in intelligent mobility management. 

He also actively participates in ITS systems working groups in the European Association of Toll Concessions and is an expert for the European Union in areas related to ITS systems and electronic tolls and urban mobility. 

He is currently responsible for Urban Mobility in Spain for Abertis Mobility Services, the competence center of the Abertis group, focusing on offering sustainable mobility products and services to cities. 

Sustainable Mobility Consultant at Rupprecht Consult

Bonnie has worked in sustainable mobility at both the local and the international levels with experience both in Canada and across Europe. She has a particular interest in walking, cycling and shared mobility as well as in making connections between theory and practice. Bonnie currently coordinates the EU ReVeAL project looking at urban vehicle access regulations and the role they can play in making cities more liveable. 

Research professor at Spanish Research Council (CSIC)

Xavier Querol (Research Professor) works on environmental geochemistry applied to air pollution. PhD at University of Barcelona, postdoc at BGS-NERC, UK, and since 1994 at the Spanish Research Council. He has led numerous research projects, co-authored 700 scientific articles, and supervised 29 PhD students. Member of working groups assessing Clean Air for Europe, several WHO-groups, Scientific Bureau of EMEP-UNECE, assessing the Spanish Ministry of the Environment and several cities and regions of Spain. Environment Award of the Generalitat de Catalunya 2009. King Jaume I Award 2013 for the Protection of the Environment. National Research Award on Natural Resources in 2020, In the lists of Clarivate on the most cited researchers since 2014.  

Time

(Thursday) 16:00 - 17:00

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