|GP: klima:aktiv mobil to promote environmentally friendly and energy efficient mobility and to stimulate business opportunities and green jobs|
Robert Thaler, Head of Division Transport, Mobility, Settlements, Noise
klima:aktiv mobil is undertaken by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and supported by the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, the Austrian Association of Cities and Towns and the Austrian Association of Municipalities and many companies and organizations as part of the implementation of the Austrian Energy and Climate Strategy and the EU Climate and Energy Package
klima:aktiv mobil provides a national framework to motivate and support companies and public services, cities, municipalities and regions, leisure and tourism operators, construction companies and real estate developers, schools and youth groups to develop and implement measures to reduce CO2 emissions from related transport activities.
klima:aktiv mobil supports measures focusing on mobility management, including alternative vehicles and renewable energy, electro-mobility, intelligent multimodal mobility, eco-driving, cycling, walking, demand-oriented public transport and awareness raising.
Building on Partnerships
klima:aktiv mobil builds on partnerships and is designed as national framework to support the relevant players in climate friendly mobility to reduce CO2-emissions, to promote renewable energy and stimulate the economy and green jobs.
Visit the klima:aktiv mobil partners: www.maps.klimaaktiv.at
klima:aktiv mobil - 5 offers of support
Consulting – for climate friendly mobility
Transport actors are supported to develop and implement environmentally friendly mobility by consulting programs:
+Mobility Management for companies, real estate developers, constructors and public administrations
+Mobility Management for cities, municipalities and regions
+Mobility Management for leisure, tourism and youth
+Mobility Management for children, parents, schools
+Eco-Driving Initiative for fleet operators
Funding – mobility projects to reduce CO2
klima:aktiv mobil also offers financial support to companies, provinces, cities and municipalities, leisure, tourism operators and other institutions with a focus on alternative vehicles, investments in improving cycling and for mobility management like mobility centers, demand oriented busses and awareness raising.
Motivating - for cycling, eco-driving, clean vehicles
The klima:aktiv mobil awareness and information campaigns inform the media as well as and citizens about the benefits of climate friendly mobility like cycling and public transport, a fuel saving eco-driving, alternative vehicles and renewable energy motivating to environmentally friendlier and healthier mobility.
Educating and certifying – for upgrading practitioners
Education and certification for practitioners is a key of klima:aktiv mobil, e.g. upgrading of driving teachers to eco-driving trainers.
Awarding – for commitment to climate protection
Projects committed to CO2 reduction are awarded as klima:active mobil partners by the Minister of Environment for their exemplary work regarding the reduction of CO2 in transport.
Lessons learned and successful results
The klima:aktiv mobil programme stimulates the environment and the economy! It enables companies and cities to reduce emissions and to allocate benefits as well as to save costs.
Since 2007 900 projects of cities, regions, companies, tourism and leisure operators, schools and youth groups were supported by klima.aktiv mobil with 33,7 Mio € thus inducing investments of about 207 Mio € and creating 2300 Green Jobs.
After only four years of operation klima:aktiv mobil has achieved successful results: more than 900 project partners are reducing around 360.000 tons of CO2 per year with their projects!
Furthermore health benefits are achieved promoting physical active mobility by walking and cycling!
klima:aktiv mobil was nominated as one of the five top nominees of the European Public Service Award 2009 (EPSA) and awarded as European Best Practice.
For more information visit http://www.klimaaktivmobil.at/
STRATEGIC COORDINATION, STEERING AND CONTROL of klima:aktiv mobil
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Division of Transport, Mobility, Land Management and Noise
Mr Robert Thaler, Ms Iris Ehrnleitner
OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT of klima:aktiv mobil:
Austrian Energy Agency
Mr Willy Raimund