Impacts of mobility in health

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This year, Y4PT has launched the “Y4PT International HealthYMobilitY Year 2014-2015“. During the month of March 2014, the HealthYMobilitY Event Week encouraged people around the world to move by using public transport, cycling and/or walking and to share the experience filling up the online survey.

This campaign represents only the start of many more actions to be created from now till the Y4PT Worldwide Youth Summit that will take place in Milan 2015, during the UITP Worldwide Congress and Worldwide Expo with the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”.

At, Spanish partner in this campaign, there are some interesting articles analysing the relationship between mobility, environment and health. Below you can find a summary, but you can read the full articles (Spanish version) at

How the mobility affects in the environmental quality of the society?

  • Air pollution
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Noise
  • Safety road

How the mobility affects in your well-being?

  • Physical activity
  • Mental health
  • Affordability


Original article written by Alfonso Letón (via