The ‘Ljubljana Pedaling Policies’ Forum was an overview of the policies undertaken by the Municipality of Ljubljana to turn the city in a friendly bicycle city. The presentation was realized by Mr. Andrej Klement, expert on environmental issues at REC Slovenia, and one of Ljubljana’s leading activists in pedaling. He presented the challenges path that Ljubljana has encountered, as well the challenges that the Albanian cities will face in urban movement with Albania’s membership in the EU. Ljubjana’s panorama began since the massive use of private cars, mainly during the communist regime of the formers Yugoslavia the post communist period and today, with their membership in EU.
The purpose of organizing these 2 open forums was mainly in; In Tirana, at the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, introducing the concepts of Urban Movement Management, building new professional capacities for urban transport planning, the necessity of a Strategic Plan for Urban Areas, etc.
In Shkodra, at the school ‘Maria Ndihmëtare’ encouraging interested people to the importance of a good organization of pedaling opportunities. Being a Champion City in using bicycles, Shkodra highly favors the entrepreneurship of these policies, being a model for all other Albanian cities later.