GreenSAM

Green Silver Age Mobility

In the Baltic Sea Region many cities are introducing green urban mobility solutions. Senior citizens, however, often remain reluctant towards these alternatives. This challenge targeted by the GreenSAM project concerns almost all cities in the BSR and becomes even more important in the context of ageing societies throughout Europe. Jointly, eight project partners address three specific mobility challenges:
 • to make bicycle sharing systems more age-friendly
 • to develop public transport systems more age-friendly
 • to design public spaces in a way that seniors feel more confident with green mobility modes

The overall aim of the GreenSAM project is to increase the acceptance of eco-friendly mobility services among senior citizens. Therefore, the project develops a toolbox with guidance for improved participation of elderly citizens in green urban mobility solutions. Furthermore, model solutions that can help to increase the share of silver agers in green mobility modes will be developed and evaluated. More detailed, the project goals are:
 • to induce behaviour change among the user group of elderly citizens
 • to help public authorities to gain structured knowledge on the user needs
 • to increase needs-driven decision-making in urban mobility planning

 

Outputs

Recent News

For two days in March 2019, all eight partners of the GreenSAM project met for the first time in the frame of the Kick-off meeting ...
Green SAM Turku (i.e. TUAS and Valonia) are taking part in the “Mobility through all ages” seminar on 18.9.2019 in Turku, Finland. The seminar, organized ...
GreenSAM partners met in Tartu to learn about smart mobility and participation of elderly. From 5th to 6th of June, the GreenSAM partners gathered in ...
The 10th Congress of Active Mobility, focusing primarily on such thematic areas as sustainable mobility in the cities, psychology and sociology of transport, autonomous transport ...
Along with other Interreg BSR projects, GreenSAM was presented at the festivities of the German Unification Day that took place on October 2nd and 3rd ...
How should we design the public space at mobility hot spots from the point of view of Silver Agers? This is the question that Hamburg ...
Senior citizens represent 20.6 % of City of Turku’s total population. Valonia and Föli Turku Region Public Transport authority are developing an integrated mentoring model ...

Partners

Free аnd Hanseatic City оf Hamburg

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany with a population of more than 1.8 million…

City оf Aarhus

With a population of 320,000, Aarhus is Denmark’s second-largest city and the fastest-growing in the country…

Municipality оf Gdansk

The City of Gdansk with the population over 460 thousand belongs to the group of largest cities in Poland…

City оf Riga

Riga, founded in 1201, is the capital and the largest city of Latvia with a territory of 307 km2…

Tartu City Government

Tartu, with its population of around 100,000 in an area of 154 km2, is the second largest city in Estonia…

Institute оf Baltic Studies

The Institute of Baltic Studies (IBS) is an independent non-profit research and development centre that provides high-quality socio-economic analysis in the field of innovation, technology and regional development, among other areas…

Valonia / Regional Council оf Southwest Finland

Valonia, the service centre for sustainable development and energy of Southwest Finland, is an impartial advisory organisation that offers sustainability services to municipalities, third sector actors and residents…

Turku University оf Applied Sciences

Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) is one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Finland…

Get in Touch

  • Office Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
    Borough of Eimsbüttel
    Grindelberg 62-66 20144 Hamburg
  • Email greensam@eimsbuettel.hamburg.de
  • Phone +49 40 428 01 -2126