A Transport Conference About Happiness and Creativity

On Friday, I’ve attended a conference about challenges and goals for transportation in Korea in the next 12 months. President Park Geun-Hye strongly emphasized in her inauguration speech that happiness of people and the promotion of creative economies are important matters for her and so the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) implements these two things into their planning.

koticonference2013The main presentation in front of all participants tried to answer the question how do you combine transport with creativity and happiness? Read more of this post

Funding Transport for the Future


Today I’ve visited a joint seminar by KOTI and International Transport Forum (ITF, part of OECD) about the topic funding of transport. Since 2010 these two organisations hold annual seminars. Back then, the first topic was  green growth in transportation, in 2011 it was promotion of policies and critical evaluation of electric vehicles and in 2012, the seminar was about seamless public transport. This year’s topic is also going to be the main topic of the ITF annual summit in Leipzig. So it was an outlook what is going to be discussed there and what the current issues are.

Update: The presentations of this joint seminar can be downloaded at the ITF homepage.

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