Tuesday, 29. 6. 2021

Project TRIBUTE: first period is almost finished

The City of Ljubljana continues to implement activities within the project TRIBUTE - "inTegRated and Innovative actions for sustainable Urban Mobility UpgradE".

Within the first time period, from January 1 to June 30, 2021, the entire project consortium has been focused on identifying stakeholders in the project, in all the 8 partner cities (Milan, Ljubljana, Maribor, Zagreb, Patras, Novi Sad, Sarajevo, Podgorica).

Stakeholders involved in the project (including ministries, universities, NGOs involved in promoting sustainable mobility, ICT experts, associations for the elderly and disabled, etc.) will directly take part in the implementation of the "Living Lab" concept. All selected stakeholders signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formally guarantee their involvement in the project, expressing their intention to take part in a transnational stakeholder network. Finally, a database of key stakeholders of the TRIBUTE project was successfully created.

The City of Ljubljana is focused on the aging society phenomenon and its impact on demand for urban mobility services. Demographic trends in the city will be analysed and used to work together with the elderly through their associations, especially in public transport services, with an emphasis on co-creating solutions.

In the implementation of the project, we will work closely with stakeholders from the University Medical Centre Ljubljana, the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana and the Public Company LPP. Free on-call transport by electric vehicle will be available to patients in the area of the University Medical Centre Ljubljana and the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana. The emphasis will be on providing transport and assistance to the elderly and mobility and sensory impaired people to and between separate clinics. The stakeholders that we have identified, in addition to the above mentioned, and with whom we will cooperate during the implementation of the pilot project, are mainly public institutes in the field of health and social services (the Community Health Care Ljubljana, the Ljubljana Pharmacy, the Home Care Institute Ljubljana), pensioners' associations, homes for the elderly and NGOs working in the field of health and social services.

In order to agree on the next steps and analyze the implemented activities, the 2nd coordination meeting of the TRIBUTE Project Steering Committee will be organized on July 22. The meeting is scheduled to take place in Maribor.