Taking up the work of the SPARTACUS project, PROPOLIS aims to investigate and develop integrated policies for land use and transport with tools and methods of evaluation in order to define strategies for long-term urban sustainability from a triple perspective: environmental, social and economic. For each of these dimensions a series of indicators are drawn up which enables the measurement of the level of sustainability of the different policy options involving these perspectives.
To analyse this level of sustainability of management models for land use and transport, PORPOLIS also offers am evaluation system by means of the information provided by the indicators, ordered in the following way:
This system has been used in 7 European cities, Helsinki (Finland), Dortmund (Germany), Inverness (United Kingdom), Naples and Vicenza (Italy), Brussels (Belgium) and Bilbao.
The metropolitan area of Bilbao
There are two main aims for the Greater Bilbao area: the restructuring of the industrial sector the transformation of metropolitan Bilbao into the main centre for regional services. To this end, PROPOLIS has put forward the following strategy:
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