Polis Conference 2019

Brussels, Belgium
From November 27, 2019
To November 28, 2019
From 8:00 am
To 5:30 pm

The Polis Annual Conference provides an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience of mobility experts, practitioners and decision makers.

It is also an opportunity for the wider transport community to engage with representatives of city and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.

UVAR-related session

Thursday November 28, 2019, from 9.00 to 11.15, there will be a session dedicated to UVARs. The session (4c) is titled ‘Urban Vehicle Access Regulations: Consolidation or Transition?’.

Chaired by Cathy Macharis, VUB, it will feature the following presentations:

  1. UVAR in transition – first ReVeAL findings by Lucy Sadler, Sadler Consultants
  2. Intelligent access for livable and sustainable European Cities by Jop Spoelstra, Technolution
  3. Zero Emission (ZE) zones in the Netherlands. A Roadmap for medium sized cities by Erik Lubberding, Buck Consultants International
  4. UVARs in view of the provision of road transport services by Raluca Marian, IRU
  5. Diesel and petrol ban in Brussels by Louise Duprez, Bruxelles Environnement
  6. SMART Low Emission Zone – Barcelona Ring Road Area by Carles Conill, Metropolitan Area of Barcelona
  7. Access regulation for trucks + 3.5 tonnes in the city of Antwerp by Laura Tavernier, City of Antwerp
  8. Driving Bans on Diesel Cars in Frankfurt am Main: Estimation of Potential Economic Costs by Tobias Hagen, Reseach Lab for Urban Transport – Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

Other sessions can be seen in the Polis Conference 2019 Programme.


Registration will be open until Sunday 17 November. Register here.


The conference will be held at The EGG, rue Bara 175, 1070 Brussels.


For more information on the Polis Conference 2019, please visit the conference page.