EcoMobility 2013 - Newsletter
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Suwon residents moves full speed with an ecomobile lifestyle

Halfway into the month-long EcoMobility World Festival, Suwon’s Haenggung-dong neighborhood is still 95% car-free. Latest statistics confirm that more than 310,000 visitors have set foot in the ecomobile neighborhood to try out unique eco-friendly vehicles, to take part in diverse workshops, tours, talks and cultural performances and to get a peek into the ecomobile city of the future. Read more


Quotes of the week

“If nobody will do it, the world will go over“, declared Suwon City Mayor Yeom Tae-young when asked about why he decided to undertake the EcoMobility World Festival project.

“Take the lead by acting, and not only by persuading“, remarked Kim, Jeong Hyo when asked about how she could help change the mindset of fellow car-dependent Koreans

“The place to live in for handicapped people is the best place for normal people“, concluded Han, Kyung Suk, President of the Suwon Center for Independent Living.


ICLEI Deputy Secretary General Monika Zimmermann reveals EcoMobility Festival facts and figures

In this blog post, ICLEI Deputy Secretary General Monika Zimmermann reveals some of the unknown facts, figures and impressions on the EcoMobility Festival. Read more


EcoMobility Festival, an experience to share!

What do you tell your friends about the festival? Answer: “I tell them about the many different vehicles that one can try at the festival, they are very exciting. Many of my friends in high school live in this area. We are all Read more


The world needs more
pedal power!

At the Haenggung-dong neighborhood in Suwon, South Korea, where the EcoMobility World Festival 2013 is taking place, residents and visitors would need more than their vocal prowess to sing at karaokes – they need pedaling power. Read more


European Mobility Week launches as Festival passes the halfway mark

As Mobility Week kicks off today across Europe, over 8,000 kilometers away a sustainable mobility ‘month’ is half-way through, with the first ICLEI and UN-Habitat organized EcoMobility World Festival taking place in Suwon, South Korea. Read more

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