Promoting active cities
Our cities should be too
235 million. The number of inactive European today.
Sedentarity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past decades. With 70% of Europeans living in cities, we know they have a decisive role in stimulating physical activity.
Funded by the European Union and led by Sport and Citizenship Think tank, PACTE project (Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe) strives to transform cities into Active Cities.
Heart of the Italian economy, and globally recognized as fashion and design capital, the city of Milan has gone through a terrific process of transformation in the past couple of decades.
Heart of the Italian economy, and globally recognized as fashion and design capital, the city of Milan has gone through a terrific process of transformation in the past couple of decades, making it the modern and elegant metropolis known today.
As most cities in the Europe are currently quiet due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some are already planning for the future. A future that might include more emphasis on active mobility. To discuss current and future perspectives, the PACTE project sat down with Mikael Colville-Andersen, Urban Design Expert and host of the urbanism documentary series The Life-Sized City.
Located in the South of The Netherlands, Rotterdam is mainly known for its seaport, the largest one in Europe.
Deputy Major of Ljubljana
Located in the very centre of its country, Ljubljana has been the capital of Slovenia since 1991.
Alderman in charge of Sustainable mobility in the municipality