DockstheFuture: the European project enters its initial phase

The DocksTheFuture project aims to set out a futuristic vision for ports in 2030 and to take up the challenges. It will help the EU Commission (DG MOVE and INEA) to ensure better coordination and networking of projects, programmes and policies in the area of research and innovation. AIVP has been asked to contribute as an independent expert on the “City Port relationship” topic. Continue reading

Valencia’s new port activity zone to include more green spaces and more sustainable mobility in response to the demands of local residents

The public debate was extended to allow all stakeholders to put forward their criticisms and comments. Protests continue, however. The local authorities in Valencia have now revised the project to minimise the impact and place greater importance on quality of life. This is the first time such a plan has been considered, to harmonise economic and logistics requirements with residents’ demands for public spaces and cycle lanes. Continue reading