Brussels transport gets overhaul, courtesy of teenagers

By |maj 16th, 2019|Brussels, Climate Change, enterpreneurial education, enterpreneurship, future of jobs, News, sustainable development, transport, urban mobility|

Brussels is well known for its chocolate, its variety of beers, its art-deco buildings… and its traffic jams. High school students from all around Europe have now presented their proposals to make the town's mobility system more sustainable, thanks to the Sci-tech challenge. 

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Brussels mulls free public transport for all

By |februar 1st, 2019|Air Pollution, Brussels, Luxembourg, News|

The new vice-president of the Belgian capital’s transport operator (STIB) has suggested rolling out free public transport for residents during the evening or on weekends. His socialist party has upped the ante and suggested it should be free every day.

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In Brussels, students skip school for mass global warming protest

By |januar 25th, 2019|Belgium, Brussels, News, Paris Agreement|

Thousands of Belgian school children skipped classes on Thursday (24 January) to flood Brussels in an unprecedented protest against global warming and pollution, vowing to miss school once a week until the government takes action.

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Brussels imposes €350 fine on dirtiest diesels

By |oktober 1st, 2018|Air Pollution, Anne Hidalgo, Brussels, News, Philippe Close|

Drivers of the most polluting diesel vehicles can now be fined in Brussels after a grace period expired on Sunday (30 September), just as air pollution in the Belgian capital looks ready to heavily influence local elections.

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Eternal debate continues over having a single seat for European Parliament

By |september 27th, 2018|Anne Sander, Brussels, European Parliament, News, Oliver Lamour, single seat, Strasbourg|

For four days a month, the entire European Parliament moves from Brussels to Strasbourg. In his documentary, Le grand déménagement (“The big move”), Olivier Lamour addresses the perennial European debate: should there only be a single European seat in Brussels? EURACTIV France reports.

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Brussels air in downward pollution spiral

By |september 27th, 2018|Anne Hidalgo, Brussels, News, Philippe Close|

Air pollution in Brussels has gotten worse for the second year in a row, according to data published by the national government.

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EU-funded eco market becomes symbol of circular economy in Brussels

By |maj 29th, 2018|agriculture, Brussels, circular economy, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Regional Development Fund, farming, News|

L’Abattoir, one of the biggest urban markets in Europe, built in an old slaughterhouse, could well be seen as a symbol of circular economy as it has become a source of income for the poor while promoting sustainable farming on its rooftop.

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European cities take Commission to court over air quality in landmark case

By |maj 18th, 2018|Air Pollution, Air Quality Directive, Anne Hidalgo, Brussels, Car emissions, CJEU, diesel cars, European Court of Justice, Madrid, Manuela Carmena, News, Paris|

In the same week that the European Commission announced it would take six countries to court for breaking air pollution limits, three major cities said they would start legal action against the EU executive. They accuse the Commission of  giving in to automotive lobbies. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.

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Brussels air pollution to trigger free public transport

By |februar 26th, 2018|air quality, Brussels, Karmenu Vella, News|

Brussels’ regional government has approved emergency rules that will allow commuters to use public transport free of charge during periods of high air pollution, Belgian media reported on Friday (23 February).

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Schuman overhaul to banish muddy puddles from roundabout

By |december 15th, 2017|Brussels, European Parliament, News|

The drab mud and puddles that cover Schuman roundabout, the main feature of Brussels’ European quarter, will soon be a thing of the past after a winning design for its redevelopment was picked by an expert committee last week.

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