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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Urban and metropolitan adaptation to Climate Change

The European urban context faces new issues related to climate change, such as record-breaking heatwaves, pollution peaks and waste management. A number of solutions to fight against climate change and mitigate it in the best conditions are thought out locally, at municipal level.

This conference will present local solutions to these issues. Key topics include:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Open Mobility Conference 2019

This year, the MaaS Alliance and TravelSpirit Foundation are hosting the Open Mobility Conference 2019!

This new event will examine how to build an open ecosystem of mobility and lay the foundations for seamless Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 20 Feb 2019

Better ways to move, better places to live: improving tourist mobility in Mediterranean cities

The MED Urban Transports Community is approaching the end the of Interreg MED Programme funding, however, the commitment of its Modular Projects’ partner organisations will last much longer. In this perspective, the GO SUMP project, featuring the Community, is proposing two series of meetings and a communication laboratory to inspire and set the ground for future joint activities.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 04 Mar 2019

Polis Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 edition of the Polis Annual Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 27-28 November 2019.

The Polis Annual Conference is Europe's leading event on sustainable urban mobility in cities and regions.

The call for exhibitors and sponsors is now open. View details here.

The call for speakers opens in March 2019 and registrations will open in June 2019.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 30 Jan 2019

2019 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) - Transport Call for Proposals Information Session

The European Commission has launched the 2019 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) transport call for proposals. This call co-finances projects addressing missing links and cross-border connections on the trans-European transport network (TEN-T).

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Zero emission cities: exchange of best-practices between EU cities and regions

Over 200 EU cities and regions have low emission zones (LEZ) in place, restricting access to their territory to certain vehicles in order to improve air quality. Yet, road transport is still a major cause of air pollution, causing thousands of premature deaths and serious illnesses in EU cities.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 14 Jan 2019

EU Sustainable Energy Week

This year, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is returning for its fourteenth edition. EUSEW is dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe and this year’s theme is 'Shaping Europe’s energy future'.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Jan 2019

Multimodal transport – towards the future

European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc and the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) are inviting stakeholders for a high-level conference “Multimodal transport – towards the future”, officially closing the 2018 Year of Multimodality. The thematic year was called to promote the functioning of the transport sector as a fully integrated system, making better use of existing capacities in all transport modes, and improving efficiency of the logistics chains.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 02 Jan 2019

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum: Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

Accelerating investments into sustainable energy and climate adaptation are important to ensure a climate-neutral Europe in the long-term and prepare our cities and regions for the threats and risks of climate change already known today.

This event, run by the Covenant of Mayors, presents 30 successful projects in six thematic parallel strands of dedicated interactive workshops featuring:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 02 Jan 2019

The future of mobility in small and medium-sized cities: reconciling public transport and new mobility services

This event, organised by UITP, invites commercial passenger transport operators, mobility platforms and travel information providers to discuss the future of mobility in small and medium-sized cities around Europe, together with public transport authorities and operators.