Rosebank will soon be connected to Sandton and surrounding areas by 27km of new bicycle lanes which not only aim to reduce motorist gridlocks but also their carbon footprint. These areas in [...]
The Festival will demonstrate to the world that an ecomobile future is possible and that public transport, walking and cycling can be accessible, safe and attractive.
The EcoMobility World Festival 2015 will take place in Sandton, Johannesburg – the vibrant heart of South Africa – in October. The Festival will offer a view of the City in the future, with active street life and social inclusivity, served by a sustainable transport system.
The Festival will enable residents and visitors from across the globe to experience what a future, car-free precinct would look and feel like. A core part of the Sandton CBD use will be closed for regular traffic for the duration of the Festival. A comprehensive traffic management plan is in place to minimise the temporary impact of disruptions and to keep the public informed about alternative arrangements.
The world’s leading thinkers on EcoMobility and urban transport will participate in a series of Dialogues during the week of 5 to 9 October 2015. Between 300 and 500 people are expected to join the Dialogues that will be held at the IDC Conference Centre in Sandton.
The EcoMobility Exhibition at the EcoMobility World Festival is the place for EcoMobility vehicle manufacturers, service providers, and innovators to display new and innovative eco-friendly modes of transport and obtain live feedback from the visitors of the World Festival in Johannesburg this October.
The infrastructure provided by the City to support the Festival –and the visionary plans to expand sustainable public transport systems within Johannesburg – will combine to leave a lasting legacy for generations to come.You can also be a part of this.