HEALTH CARE, SOCIAL SECURITY, HOUSING, MOBILITY
THE 10 FINALISTS
Revolutionary yet simple – free public transport enhances the environmental sustainability, social welfare, and quality of life of the residents of this small country.
This initiative motivates seniors to reconsider their relationship with food, educates them about nutritional values, promotes cooking, and brings people together for many events, with the aim of fighting malnutrition and its effects on senior citizens.
Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.
This project in Milan represents ‘a meal across generations’ as senior citizens share their lunchtime with schoolchildren, increasing social cohesion.
Participatory procurement for local bus lines generates higher satisfaction rates and lower costs, leading to community councils reviewing timetables and contracts twice per year.
An Interrail pass grants free travel on trains to all young Europeans, for one month of their choice, when they turn 18.
Experts and volunteer residents join forces to collect data in an environmentally friendly fight against mosquitos.
Committing to neighbourhood solidarity activities allows students to rent affordable, shared apartments in Lyon.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.
A free security wristband connects elderly and disabled residents with a 24-hour emergency response team.