On Wednesday 16 November, BISON is invited by Transport Research Arena conference to consider how to enhance biodiversity mainstreaming into transport.
In the first part, the session will be tackled, the emerging trends and opportunities for
- mainstreaming biodiversity and transport (adaptation to climate change, invasive species, safety risks due to collisions with wildlife, etc.),
- highlight best Practices,
- and undercover the gaps and barriers hindering the integration of biodiversity and transport infrastructure.
In the second part, the session will focus on
- identifying and prioritising the research and innovation needs for better integration of biodiversity with transport infrastructures all along their life stages.
The last section will discuss the draft recommendations to foster mainstreaming biodiversity in national policies and legislation, notably their prioritisation and applicability.
Denis François, UGE, France
Ivo Dostàl, CDV, Czech Republic
Peter Mederly, UKF, Slovak Republic
Yannick Autret, MTE, France
Carme Rossel, Minuartia, Spain
Eleni Chalkia, CERTH, Greece