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Mobility week - Greens/EFA events

European Mobility Week: Move green!

Event
Film screening, exhibition and demonstration, public hearing...
Date
From 17 September, 17:00 to 18 September 2012, 16:30
Place
Brussels Information Office (Place du Luxembourg), Solidarnosc Esplanade, Luxembourg station and European Parliament (room JAN Q2)
18.09.2012

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Monday 17 September 2012

17:00-19:00

Screening of "Brussels Express"
a 20 minute impressive documentary on the courageous nature of biking in Brussels. Followed by a cocktail and lively debate with the director of the documentary, MEPs Bart Staes and Michael Cramer and Brussels secretary of state for transport and mobility Bruno de Lille

Tuesday 18 September 2012 

> ALL DAY LONG

10:00-15:00
Sustainable2Wheels

- exhibition/demonstration of vehicles
  (on the Solidarnosc Esplanade)
- presentation/information on sustainable mobility projects, services& organisation
  (inside Luxembourg Station)

08:30-16:30
EMAS information stand on sustainable mobility "don't look back"
inside EP, ASP building, ground floor, central corridor (in front of the kiosk)

10:00-15:00
permanent video screening, "Brussels Express", hosted by Bart Staes  Greens/EFA MEP
(in the information office located inside the Old Station building, Place de Luxembourg)

 > MORNING

09:00-10:00
biker's breakfast

(inside Luxembourg Station)

09:30-10:00
official inauguration
and interview with Commissioner Janez Potocnik, EU Commissioner for the Environment, and Greens/EFA MEP Isabelle Durant, Vice-President of the EP, on 2Wheels in EU policies
(inside Luxembourg Station)

10:00, 11:00, 12:00 & 13:00
bike tours
guided by ProVelo, start and finish at the EP and passing the European Commission and Council. The route is the one that European policy makers would effectively use should they do their service trips by bike. There will be bikes available.

11:00
bike tour by Greens/EFA, with statements by MEPs Michael Cramer and Bart Staes

 > AFTERNOON

13:00-14:00
lunch
on the Esplanade

15:00
end of the events on the Esplanade and in Luxembourg Station

15:00-16:30
public hearing (web-streamed) of TRAN Committee in EP on sustainable mobility in the cities Vilnius, Bologna and Gent
(in room JAN 2Q2 - European Parliament)

 Contact:

More information:

Paul Beeckmans

Advisor on Transport and Tourism
Tel. Brussels +32-2-2843114
Fax Brussels +32-2-2842560
Tel. Strasbourg +33-3-88175840
Fax Strasbourg +33-3-88176930