YOUR INVITATION: WORLD STREETS FIVE PERCENT CLIMATE CHALLENGE

. . . invitation to join an open collaborative action plan to cut GHG emissions from the mobility sector in cities by 5% in 2020.

 “You never change things by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller

Climate/Space/Mobility Action Plan: 2019-2020

EXEC SUM: This open collaborative project just getting underway on World Streets aims to demonstrate how cities can reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the mobility sector by at least five percent in the first year after startup. And this by working from a well-prepared two-pronged push and pull strategy based on a combination of (a) sharp VKT  reductions  (Vehicle Kilometers Traveled) and (b) an expanding ecosystem of Better Choices while working with proven, cost-effective, available technologies and processes.

The project aims to get sharp, measurable results in short time with an approach that is, we argue, Better, Faster and Cheaper — and through this basically reshaping the city’s basic mobility ecosystem.   This bold initiative is only possible with very strong leadership and commitment, high technical competence, and an exceptional ability to  communicate and engage the population in a fully equitable and  positive manner.

COLLABORATIVE STARTUP: Now seeking critical feedback on working materials and proposals, collaborators, presentation opportunities, partners and eventual demonstration projects and sponsors.

PARTNERS/ASSOCIATES: This critical element just getting underway as of 1 August 2019

 

FOR FIRST INFORMATION AND LEADS: (Most of these still  interim  working drafts)

(1) Concept statement –  https://wp.me/psKUY-5Cb

(1) Your invitation – https://wp.me/psKUY-5vw

(2) Introduction – http://bit.ly/2SGXWNu

(3) Global context – http://bit.ly/2SgKIWW

(4) World News & media- http://bit.ly/2XegNCm

(5) Visual evidence – http://bit.ly/2T6Ee1k

(6) Qualifications – http://bit.ly/2T4obOb

(7) International Advisory Panel – https://wp.me/psKUY-4yh

(8) Strategies – https://worldstreets.wordpress.com/tag/strategies/

(9) Planners’ Bookshelf – (to follow)

(10) Twitter – https://twitter.com/worldstreets

CONTACTS/COMMENTS:

  • E. climate@newmobillity.org.
  • T. +336 5088 0787.
  • WAPP. +1 310 919 4292.
  • Skype: newmobility

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PROJECT COORDINATOR:

Eric Britton
13, rue Pasteur. Courbevoie 92400 France

Bio: Founding editor of World Streets (1988), Eric Britton is an American political scientist, teacher, occasional consultant, mediator and sustainability activist who has observed, learned, taught and worked on missions and advisory assignments on all continents. In the autumn of 2019, he committed his remaining life work to the challenges of aggressively countering climate change and specifically greenhouse gas emissions emanating from the mobility sector. He is not worried about running out of work. Further background and updates: @ericbritton | http://bit.ly/2Ti8LsX | #fekbritton | https://twitter.com/ericbritton | and | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericbritton/ Contact: climate@newmobility.org) | +336 508 80787 (Also WhatApp) | Skype: newmobility.)

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