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Grandi novità sul fronte di trafficO2: l’app che premia gli spostamenti sostenibili è approdata anche a Milano e Roma.

Dopo aver ricompensato l’eco-sostenibilità degli studenti palermitani, l’app ha aperto la sfida anche a tutti gli utenti della Capitale e del capoluogo lombardo; non solo agli studenti, ma anche a chi si sposta quotidianamente per andare al lavoro decidendo di farlo rispettando l’ambiente: a piedi, in bici, condividendo i mezzi (auto e moto) e prendendo i mezzi pubblici.

Tre quindi le community in gioco: Palermo Connection, Roma Capoccia e Mia Bela Madunina.

Ogni community partecipa alla propria Sfida Generale e  alle sotto-sfide dedicate alla tipologia di mezzo scelto o del percorso fatto, per le quali potrà vincere dei badge, altra novità dell’app.

Gli utenti delle tre communities poi si sfidano nel Campionato Italiano, che premierà l’utente che tra tutte e tre città avrà accumulato più punti: un riconoscimento virtuale ma comunque apprezzabile!

Novità anche tra i premi: per i primi classificati delle sfide di Milano e Roma un volo a/r per Palermo, i gadget firmati trafficO2 per i secondi e terzi classificati.

Per gli utenti di Palermo premi-esperienze offerti da partner dell’associazione: dal laboratorio creativo con Edizioni Precarie al co-working di PMO, dalla lezione di cucina con lo chef Cammarata al corso di stampa 3D del FabLab, le sorprese sono tutte nuove e da scoprire.

È ancora possibile registrarsi e partecipare alla Secret Challenge, che durerà fino al 27 luglio.
Per ogni community è stato predisposto un gruppo di assistenza su Facebook:

Roma: http://on.fb.me/1GpjkcN
Milano: http://on.fb.me/1TNcnez
Palermo: http://on.fb.me/1J4rdYc

Tutte le info e i regolamenti sono disponibili sul sito traffico2.com.

 

Oggi PUSH sarà a Washington per partecipare alla BECC (Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference) una conferenza giunta alla sua ottava edizione dedicata all’analisi dei comportamenti e delle decisioni individuali e organizzative relative al consumo di energia, alle emissioni di gas a effetto serra, ai cambiamenti climatici e la sostenibilità.

La conferenza prevede una serie di workshop, tavole rotonde e seminari che affronteranno da vari punti di vista il tema della BECC.

Durante il seminario sul tema “Transforming Transportation” interverrà il presidente di PUSH Salvatore Di Dio.
Il suo intervento, dal titolo “Mobility and Behaviours: trafficO2”, racconterà gli effetti positivi che la sperimentazione dell’app ha avuto sulla comunità degli studenti dell’Università di Palermo.

Si tratta di un’occasione importante per raccontare il progetto a un pubblico di esperti del settore e raccoglierne i feedback.

È possibile consultare il programma dell’evento sul sito dedicato.

On Friday 17 and Saturday 18 at Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa in Palermo will be held Nuove Pratiche Fest, created and organized by CLACand :duepunti on behalf of Palermo Municipality within the program of “Cantieri del Contemporaneo”. At the core of this event there is a reflection on the theme of cultural innovation and therefore the operators in this field have been invited for a series of encounters and debates. During the festival there will be a workshop entitled “To be or not to be (vogliamo vivere)” to which PUSH, represented by Giorgia TeresiandAlessia Torre will take part. In this workshop, curated by Sociolab, cultural operators and social innovatorsi will meet to discuss various topics, such as the relation between the private and public sectors in the cultural ambit, the cultural entrepreneurship, or the new forms of sustainability. These exchanges aim at the elaboration of some prompts for the discussion in the final round-table.

The participation to the workshop is free but registration is mandatory. Free admission for all the other events in the program, which can be browsed online here.

After the success of the 2013 edition, this year PUSH was again selected among the two hundred participants to Expo delle Startup in Milan, at Palazzo Lombardia on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 June.

For this occasion we made a video narrating the first year of our activity. You can view it here (and also use it to keep on voting for it or to share it on social networks).

This third edition of the event fits in the larger context of Cross Creativity program, a festival organized by Regione Lombardia in order to promote innovation, culture, and creativity, through a program full of initiatives.

This is s an unmissable date for startuppers and investors, an opportunity to meet, share ideas, and experiences in several fields: advertising, gaming, tourism, culture, desing/architecture, and the digital world.

For info, please visit the official website www.expodellestartup.com.

Registration to the workshop “Mobility, Behaviors: Apps” is now officially open. This workshop – organized in collaboration with Università degli Studi di Palermo and is open to the students of the School of Architecture, Engineering, and Education will give them the opportunity to work concretely on a social innovation project in interdisciplinary teams with colleagues of other schools and coordinated by tutors that will offer their technical and professional expertise

“Mobility, Behaviors: Apps” will be a full  three-day event rich in initiatives where project will be concretely designed and there will be in-depth discussions on specific topics, also thanks to the collaboration with two technical partners, the Istituto Superiore Mario Boella in Turino, Google Developer Group in Palermo, and

We Are Social, a conversation agency based in Milan. 

To access the requirements for admission and apply, please fill the registration form by 14 November. The students selected will be contacted to participate to the activities scheduled on 21-23 November at Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri

 

Mobility, Behaviors: Apps” is workshop realized for the project trafficO2, a community urban mobility social network aiming at reducing traffic and pollution by trading prizes in exchange of sustainable transportation. For more info, please visit traffico2.com

Press conference for the presentation of the trafficO2  project –social network for sustainable mobility and for the “Mobility, Behaviors: Apps” workshop, organized in collaboration with the University of Palermo.
The press conference will be held on October 26th at 10:30am, at the beautiful location, Sala delle Capriate of the monumental complex of Palazzo Chiaramonte Steri, Piazza Marina n. 41, Palermo.

For more info on the workshop clicca qui.

To attend to the press conference, enroll at Eventbrite

PUSH team will be in Bologna for the  Smart City Exhibition, an event organized by FORUM PA and Bologna Fiere that will take place on 16-18 October 2013.

The goal of this event, to which the most advanced urban life and communication actors will take part, is the creation of a policy for smart cities seen as an Italian and a European priority. Such a policy will imply a completely new vision of the idea of city, meant as set of fluxes of information and network of relations and communications, both physical and digital, and characterized by the ability of creating social capital, a diffuse welfare, and a better quality of life. New is also the recipe for the creation of this new city, a formula based on participation and qualified collaboration, on the mapping of wide international scenarios, on the construction of a shared new culture that could help transform a valuable project applicable to the whole country into a series of concrete and durable initiatives.

trafficO2 will be present in the area PON Ricerca e Competitività,dedicated to the projects funded in the context of the public competition “Smart Cities and Social Innovation” (here’s the list of the applicants).

It will be a great opportunity to meet, ponder, and discuss Italian and international projects – realized or still in process – in order to create synergies aimed at policies that are sustainable, far-sighted, and able to respond to the citizens’ needs.

In addition, the project will be narrated in a 3-minute pitch during the conference entitled “Smart City umane e sostenibili: condivisione, collaborazione, innovazione comunitaria” to be held Thursday 17 October, from 9.30 am to 13 pm.

Click here you shall find the complete program of the event, which will include many initiatives like a lab entitled Citizen at play: techniques and experimentations of gamification in cities”, where Salvatore Di Dio is going to speak about the importance and the role of game mechanisms in the app trafficO2. Among the featured speakers there will be Gianni Dominici, FORUM PA’s director-general, Pablo Sánchez, Innovative Urban Planner at Eolex CityLab and Fabio Viola, gamification designer.

Please, come and visit us at Bologna Fiere – Pad. 31.

trafficO2 was in San Vito Lo Capo for the SiciliAmbiente Documentary Film Festival, the international festival dedicated to documentaries, shorts, and animation movies treating themes connected to the environment, sustainability, and human rights. In the occasion of its fifth edition, a special section with shorts on sustainable mobility has been launched.

The festival, promoted by the San Vito Lo Capo Municipality, Demetra Produzioni and by the cultural association Cantiere 7, is sponsored by DESS (Decennale Educazione e Sviluppo Sostenibile) of  the National Commission UNESCO. It also features a collaboration with Filmoteca Regionale Siciliana.

The program of the event aims at disseminating a culture of sustainability based on a vision of a long-term development that could benefit all the populations on the planet, both present and future, by integrating itself with the needs of preservation of natural resources and ecosystems, within a framework of mutual support.

Great attention will be paid to light mobility, with a new competitive section of the festival where the sustainable means of transportation become movie subjects. In addition, there will be space for debate with a round-table entitled “Nuove idee per la mobilità nuova”, where PUSH will present the project trafficO2. The associations  FIAB and Mobilita Palermo will be among the featured participants.

“Nuove idee per la mobilità nuova” is scheduled for Thursday 11 July at 6.30 pm in Piazza Santuario, in San Vito Lo Capo near Trapani.

The festival will end on 14 July. Click here for the complete program.

At the top of the list of pitch videos with over 1,400 likes, TrafficO2’s pitch is awarded the participation to the Fiera delle Startup organized by Gruppo 24 Ore to promote an encounter between startuppers and investors.

This event, now at its second edition, is realized in collaboration with Il Sole 24 Ore, Radio 24, Startuppami, and Startupbusiness and will take place Monday 17 June in Milan, via Monte Rosa, 91.

It will be a creativity contest, where two hundreds startups grouped by thematic areas, will compete for the attention of visitors and investors.

The program of the event also includes in depth analysis and discussions on the creation and management of a startup, moments for debating on innovations (from crowdfunding to crowdsourcing), a virtual tour of the Fiera aftermath, and even a flashmob.

Admission is free. For more information, please visit the official site.

The trafficO2 video pitch was published on the website of the Startup Fair

The second edition of the event – organized by Il Sole 24 Ore, Radio 24, Startuppami and Startupbusiness – will be held in Milano on June 17th.

Only one hundred startups will be granted access to the fair, which will be able to explain their projects to the visitors, investors, and businesspeople.

The winner will be the videos with the most likes on Facebook.

To vote for trafficO2’s video pitch visit the Startup Fair website, click Like and share with your friends.

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Produzione Luca Savettiere
Grafica Roberto Filippi
Speaker Giulia Valenti
Audio Podington Bear – Towl | under creative common | freemusicarchive.org

Attori (in ordine alfabetico)
Mauro Filippi
Federica Minia
Claudio Terzo
Si ringraziano
Antonella Cammisa
Francesco Massa
Tabacco&Caffè

This project has transitioned from a university research project to becoming a business proposal for a sustainable repurposing of the territory.

The project – created by the architect prom Puglia Claudio Esposito in collaboration with PUSH – aims to recover, repurpose and revalue the ancient coastal defensive system in Puglia, which includes an infrastructure of 127 towers, constructed between the 13th and 17th centuries, some of which are currently abandoned.

The main focus was on 8 towers in the Gallipoli area, which would be repurposed into meeting centers, fab labs, instructional centers and places for co-working, in which case that span of coastline would be transformed into a sort of “Club Med” for innovators and start uppers, taking advantage of the tourism of the local territory.

The towers would be connected to each other with a route of bike and walking paths and virtually connected by a wireless mesh, which would cover over 40km of coastline with a broadband Internet signal.

The new network will be transformed: from a defense system to a widespread system of slow fruition of the territory and landscape.
A new view of the culture from Salento by implanting on beautiful coastline the growth catalysts that are promoting the innovation process in our Country, to stimulate the citizens of the territory and tourists and give them the instruments to become an active part of the Country.

The project had several partners, including the collaborations with Puglia Region and the administrations of the interested townships: The Hub Bari, iStarter, Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, J.A.N.U.B – which will contribute their expertise in the field.

“The project is a concrete and realistic approach to transform the abandoned coastal towers into centers for innovators and start uppers”.
(Riccardo Luna on ilPost)

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