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  • Launching event of Mobility Center and “Transport-on-demand” in Vidzeme

    Launching event of Mobility Center and “Transport-on-demand” in Vidzeme (Latvia) on 4th of March in municipality of Mazsalaca county and on 12th and 13th of March in municipalities of Alūksne county. Since the Mazsalaca county and the Aluksne county are two pilot areas in Latvia,......

  • MAMBA has participated at Multidisciplinary Ideation Workshop addressing transport poverty

    The Horizon2020 project “HiReach – innovative solutions to cope with transport poverty” has invited a number of mobility and transportation experts, start-uppers, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, designers, researchers, public officials, and representatives of vulnerable groups to a Multidisciplinary Ideation Workshop in Brussels on 27 and 28......

  • Workshop with “Dorfkümmerern” in Rendsburg

    The MAMBA Team of the Diaconie of Schleswig-Holstein and their associated partner, Academy for rural areas of Schleswig-Holstein (ALR), organized a Workshop with a number of village workers who take care of other inhabitants, called Dorfkümmerern. The event took place in Rendsburg on the 4th of......

  • Pilot project implementation in fields of service-to-people mobility

    On Friday the 29th of March 2019, in order to carry out the project implementation of the Diaconie Schleswig-Holstein, Annika Schmiedek-Inselmann visited the mayor of Hallig Hooge and participated at a town hall meeting regarding public services. Hooge is located in the Wadden Sea in front......

  • “Transport On Demand” initiative to be tested in Vidzeme

    On March 25, representatives of Vidzeme Planning Region met with Latvia’s Minister of Transport, Tālis Linkaits, to introduce the planned “Transport on demand” initiative in Vidzeme, a service that will be offered for the first time in Latvia. The meeting had a successful outcome, as......

  • MAMBA project in Outokumpu

    MAMBA project was invited to give a presentation of its aims and developments during an event that took place in the town of Outokumpu, Finland. The purpose of the event was to present and discuss new ideas regarding mobility and transport solutions in the region, both......

  • Mobility centre launch in Seinäjoki
    Mobility Centres are happening

    One main task in the MAMBA project is the creation and development of Mobility Centres in the pilot areas. One of the first ones to be launched was the centre in Seinäjoki, Finland. The event took place in the end of January 2019 and below......

  • Partner meeting in Rendsburg

    The 3rd meeting between Diaconie and their associated partners from NordKolleg took place on 1 March, 2019, in Rendsburg. The participants, among which were associated partners, regional stakeholders and participants of the Mobility Centre Inhouse, focused on discussing the facets, dimensions and challenges of health......

  • SMARTA workshop in Brussels

    At the end of January 2019, MAMBA project partners took part in the SMARTA workshop organised in Brussels, where they presented information regarding key facts, pilots, events and goals that MAMBA project has been focusing on. The importance of maximizing mobility in rural areas, the advantages......

  • Minister in Vidzeme
    Ministerial meeting in Vidzeme

    On 9 February 2019, Latvia’s new Transport Minister Talis Linkaitis, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry Janis Butans and the Head of the Minister’s Office Arita Udre visited Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences. As representatives from the Ministry of transport, they took the train to Vidzeme......

  • MAMBA at Nordregio Forum 2018

    The MAMBA project partners organised a parallel session on innovative rural mobility solutions in the Nordics at Nordregio Forum on 29 November 2018. The aim of the session was to provide an overview of the current and future trends in innovative rural mobility solutions in......

  • Rural Development seminar in Mikkeli

    Finnish Mamba –partners; Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, South Ostrobothnia Health Technology Development Centre and Regional Council of North Karelia participated in the Rural Development seminar in Mikkeli where we had a project presentation and thematic discussions with rural-transport-experts. The seminar took place from the......

  • MAMBA project presented during Research Night in Valmiera

    The tradition of trading and bargaining, part of the societal heritage of the medieval Hanseatic city of Valmiera, has been celebrated during Research Night. The event took place in Valmiera Marketplace, on the 28th of September and hosted a corner dedicated to the MAMBA project.......

  • The Regional Analytical Framework report

    The creating of the Mobility Centre in South Ostrobothnia is moving forward. As a first step, Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia initiated planning for the Regional Analytical Framework. The purpose of the framework report is to offer up-to-date information on regional health and social service......

  • Mobility Innovations – Only for Cities? First Rural Mobility Seminar

    The first Rural Mobility Seminar organized by MAMBA on 27 September in Riga, dealt with mobility innovations and whether these are specifically driven by large cities and often, large private companies. Naturally, such companies invest where they see the biggest market potential, which is usually in......