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2015-10-30

Get on your bike: health, development and economical benefits

This is the topic of the two working days planed in Bari (southern Italy) next October 30th and 31st, in the conference room of Puglia Region, pavilion 152, Fiera del Levante

The event is organized by the Infrastructures and Mobility Department of Puglia Region during the specialized bycicle Fair called “BIP – Bikes in Puglia 2015”, which will take place in Bari, at the Fiera del Levante, pavilion 19

The event includes a foreign session on Friday 30th in the morning, followed by three round tables with representatives of local and regional institutions and stakeholders It is also the occasion during which to debate, with the support of the international and regional cylcling authorities, about all aspects of cycling: mobility, turism, health sport, environment

Some of the main topics covered will be the first “EU Cycling Summit“ promoted by Luxembourg EU Council Presidency; the point of view of the "WHO" (World Health Organisation) on cycling and transport, environment and health ; the cycling plan of Nantes Métropole; "The Netherlands, the country of bikes"; "economical benefits of cycle tourism and the EuroVelo network".

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