- The first panel of the Green Economy Conference was held under the title of Elements of Green Transportation.
- The first panel of the Green Economy Conference was held under the title of Green Transportation Elements. The speakers of the panel moderated by Özgür Gürbüz; Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, METU. Associate Professor. Ela Babalık Sutcliffe became 350 Ankara Activist Climate and Energy Consultant Önder Algedik and Research Assistant Eda Beyazıt from ITU City and Regional Planning Department.
From METU Department of City and Regional Planning who gave a presentation on the role of rail systems in urban transport
Asst. Associate Professor. Ela Babalık Sutcliffe emphasized that rail systems should not always be preferred. Rail systems according to other public transportation systems; comfort, technology and traffic titles in the context of a more general acceptance of the attractive that explains the fatherhood, it is possible to capture the image with systems such as BRT said.
In the case of correct implementation of the rail systems will lead to urban development, Babalık said, after the implementation of rail systems should be supported by urban transport policies emphasized.
350 Ankara Activists - Climate and Energy Consultant Önder Algedik made his speech in the framework of climate change. Referring to the elements of carbonless transportation, Algedik said, “Is public transportation and bicycle a choice or a necessity?” shared the question with the audience. Algedik emphasized that the external cost of transportation is again paid by the municipalities.
The last speaker of the panel was Dr. Eda Beyazıt, Research Assistant of the Department of City and Regional Planning at ITU and made a presentation on the Socio-Economic Benefits of Transportation Investments. In the context of his presentation, Beyazıt seeks an answer to the question izlik How does transportation become more equitable in terms of socio-economics? Er by addressing the wide-scale effects of transportation in the economic context; in the social context, he drew attention to the issue of social exclusion.
Beyazıt, who summarizes the factors that motivate the use of automobiles, ıt creates automobile means actively. Automobile is a consumer goods and also a consumer consuming urban space, Otomobil he said. Transportation, not only from point A to point B is moving, emphasizing that this means a sense of mobility, also touched on accessibility planning.
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