Last MILE

Sustainable mobility for the last mile in tourist regions.

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

The project is dedicated to sustainable transport.
It aims to improve the accessibility of remote tourist destinations and seeks to involve carriers in addressing better coordination of flexible transport with regular public transport lines.

The project will contribute to the development of the region and will be beneficial for:
– tourists by improving the accessibility of remote tourist destinations by flexible transport,
– promoting flexible transport in the region,
– local people who will be able to benefit from integrated solutions in more remote tourist destinations

Currently, we are running the extension of this project called LAST MILE COVID-19. For more information, see the link below:

LAST MILE COVID-19

Project description:

The aim of the LAST MILE project is to create a base for implementation of a regional flexible transport system in the tourism regions (in our case in the Košice region) that must be effective in terms of sources and financing and will serve not only tourists but also inhabitants of the tourism regions, will utilise existing structure and innovative technology at the same time. The availability of information and its integration into tourist and transport information systems is another important aspect that the project will address.

 

Project will be carried out in 2 phases:

Phase 1 (30 months) – analysis of the technical state-of-the-art of our regional transport system including existing solutions of flexible transport for the “last mile” and analysis of the national legal, institutional and economic framework conditions for flexible transport system and identification of gaps and barriers for implementation; preparation of action plan based on lessons learned from the experience exchange with necessary involvement of stakeholders groups.

 

Phase 2 (24 months) – implementation and monitoring of proposed measured.

 

Benefits of the project:

The project will contribute to the development of the region and the beneficiaries will be:

–           tourists who will utilise the improved accessibility to remote tourist destinations by flexible transport system

–           local inhabitants who will be able to utilise integrated solutions in remote tourist destinations.

Last but not least, the project will promote the flexible public transport system in the region.

Partners:

  • Environment Agency Austria
  • East Tyrol Regional Management, Austria
  • Club “Sustainable Development of Civil Society” – Club SDCS, Bulgaria
  • Government of Catalonia, Spain
  • Upper Sûre Nature Park, Luxemburg
  • Regional Office for Spatial Planning of Westpomeranian Voivodeship (RBGP), Poland

Project duration:

Phase 1 (30 months): 01.04.2016 – 30.09.2018
Phase 2 (24 months): 01.10.2018 – 30.09.2020

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY
EDUCATION AND CAPACITY BUILDING
SOCIAL AND RESPONSIBLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY AND TOURISM
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