More sustainable ways of mobility aroused interest in Lippulaiva, Espoonlahti. Organized as part of Espoo's 50 years as a city celebration, the Sustainable Mobility event brought together industry players and residents at Solmutori in the Lippulaiva city centre.
The sustainable mobility event was organized together with the City of Espoo and Citycon. The event presenting the residents with ways of a more sustainable lifestyle together with Schneider Electric, PlugIt, HSL and the City of Espoo who had their own booths at the event. Citizens were also able to test drive Helkama Velox electric bikes, as well as TIER e-scooters and HSL city bikes. There was also chance to get to know the electric car and its charging options. One could get their bike serviced at Yeply's mobile bike service point as well.
Since SPARCS-project aims to find more sustainable everyday solutions together with the citizens of Espoo. It is important to make more sustainable ways of mobility a part of daily life in Espoo because transport causes about a third of Espoo's total emissions. To achieve the goal of carbon neutrality by 2030, the carbon footprint of Espoo's residents must also be examined.
“Practical testing of various sustainable mobility devices inspires and motivates residents to examine their own mobility habits and possibly adopt new ways of a more sustainable lifestyle” says project coordinator Mia Kaurila at the event.
The event gathered around 150 residents interested in sustainable mobility solutions. Citizens found the event very relevant and fun - an easy way to get to know different mobility solutions and to adopt more sustainable lifestyle as a part of ones every day life.