Mobility / Air Quality

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POLLUTION, TRAFFIC BOTTLENECKS. IT'S TIME TO ACT

TOTAL REFUND OF THE TRAIN, TRAM, METRO AND BICYCLE ALLOWANCE. Brussels has become one of the most congested city on the planet and the air quality is very bad. By way of example, fine particles emitted by diesel and petrol engines alone already exceed the World Health Organisation threshold by 80%!
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TAO-AFI IN SUPPORT OF CYCLISTS WORKING AT THE EU INSTITUTIONS

TAO-AFI, The Association of Independent Officials welcomes “Vélo-Mai”, organised by DG HR. We believe that motivating people to take their bikes to commute as daily transport offers a solution to the problems Brussels is facing. Congestion and pollution are suffocating this city, and this is highly visible in the European quarter.
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CURRENT CHALLENGES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE CITIZENS

TAO-AFI, the Association of Independent Officials, invited two eminent experts, Dr. Friedrich and Dr. Nemery to give their views on mobility and air pollution at this conference. Find out more about their presentations and conclusions…
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POLLUTION : WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT?

TAO-AFI has addressed the issue of Brussels air quality and publicly requested our authorities to take responsibility for their political engagements and to comply with the existing rules. Now we would like to turn to what is fully within our reach, which is : to be informed, and consequently take small actions relevant for all.
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WIN A BIKE WITH TAO-AFI!

TAO-AFI would like to thank you all for a huge participation to this contest. The draw took place on 28 May at 14:00. And the winner is…
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VELO MAI CHALLENGE 2018

Since 18 May, the European institutions organise “Vélo-Mai”, an inter-institutional competition focussed on commuting by bicycle until 15 June 2018. TAO-AFI, the Commission Association of Independent Officials encourages the colleagues who participate in this challenge, and congratulates them already for their efforts.
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AIR QUALITY IN THE EUROPEAN QUARTER

Measurement campaign carried out by Commission personnel. TAO-AFI has just concluded a project on measuring the pollution in Schuman area and surroundings together with the ONG BRAL. Colleagues have volunteered to measure pollution from home to work, in the Schuman area, using different means of transport.
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VELOMAI AND EFFORTS TO IMPROVE SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY OF OUR STAFF

As on previous occasions, this is a good opportunity to promote sustainable transport initiatives in a friendly way at an institutional level. We salute this initiative as in the previous years, and do invite colleagues to participate. It will run till 31 May, and this year’s theme is ‘Cycling for Peace’ and supporting Ukraine.
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VELOMAI 2023 IS HERE AGAIN, AND TAO SUPPORTS IT!

The VELOMAI campaign promotes clean urban transport among Commission colleagues. TAO – The Independents, salutes this initiative and as in the previous years, we encourage colleagues to participate. Clearly, bicycle is part of the equation when it comes to efforts needed to improve sustainable mobility.