Transportation of people in rural areas

Leader: Tarragona Provincial Council

Partners: Pyrénées-Orientales Departmental Council, Savona Province 

2010-2011

Total budget: 33.000 euros

Co-founding (Latin Arc): 5.000 euros

 


 

Project description

Elaboration of a study on the current mobility situation of people in rural areas. This study will lay the basis for the future use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in the transportation of people in rural areas as a tool for the improvement of local development and local living standards.

Goals

The main goal of the project is to try out different sustainable mobility solutions based on the intensive use of ICT in rural areas in order to improve the living conditions of the population and achieve greater territorial cohesion and competitiveness.

Actions

1.   Definition of a methodology for data collection and analysis to be used by several project partners.

2. SWAT analysis on the situation of transportation services in rural areas.

3. Comparative SWAT analysis among partners

4. Methodology for the application of ICT in the transportation of people in rural areas.

5.  Final seminar in Tarragona (presentation of project results).

Results

1 – Elaboration of a study in which sustainable mobility solutions based on ICT use are tested so as to achieve an improvement in local living conditions, greater territorial cohesion and competitiveness.

2 – Final seminar held in Tarragona (presentation of project results).

NEWS

Experiences, challenges and opportunities of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the Mediterranean: Final Seminar of the SSE project

The conference entitled “Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): Innovative Solutions to Development Problems in Mediterranean countries?” was held in Toulouges (France) on December 13. This event was the final seminar of the “Study on Social and Solidarity Economy in the Latin Arc”. Led by the Pyrénées-Orientales Department, the SSE project partnership is comprised of members from all three Latin Arc states – such as France’s CRESS Corsica, Haute Corse and Hérault Departments, Spain’s Tarragona, Granada and Lleida Provincial Councils as well as Italy’s Mantova and Viterbo Provinces. The partnership has been working on the project for two years.

4th Forum of Local and Regional Authorities of the Mediterranean in Tangiers: territorial diplomacy for concrete cooperation actions in the Mediterranean.

The 4th Forum of Local and Regional Authorities of the Mediterranean was held in Tangiers on Nov 30th. Political representatives from several Mediterranean countries joined the political round table in order to discuss the role of local and regional governments in the construction of Mediterranean diplomacy.

Latin Arc New Website Out Now!

The Latin Arc brand new website is out now! Our new site presents readers with an improved design that contains 7 sections covering the latest news and events, former and on-going projects, policy actions and partnerships.

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EVENTS

Save the date: Kick-off meeting of the Thematic Community on Sustainable Tourism to be held in Marseille on March 16-17th

The kick-off meeting of the Thematic Community on Sustainable Tourism will be held in Marseille on March 16-17th.

Latin Arc to host “European Cooperation Projects Workshop Day” on Feb. 23rd in Barcelona

The Latin Arc will host the European Cooperation Projects Workshop Day on February 23rd in Barcelona. The event will be comprised of several preparatory workshops for the submission of projects to the upcoming EU funding calls.

First working meeting of the ES-EM-CIA and EMPL-ECO-MED projects to be held Lleida on February 7th

Latin Arc will participate in the first working meeting of the ES-EM-CIA and EMPL-ECO-MED projects. These two initiatives, which were approved last October in Latin Arc’s call for projects, focus on issues of employment and entrepreneurship in rural areas.
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