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By Imogen / Updated: 18 Jul 2018

European Cities Leading Innovation For Urban Mobility

The International Association of Public Transport (Union Internationale des Transports Publics UITP) will organise a double session entitled "European cities leading innovation for urban mobility" on 11 October in Brussels in the framework of the EU Week of Regions and Cities. The objective of the event will be to discuss how transport innovation can address the urban challenges that European cities are facing.

By François Gigot / Updated: 18 Jul 2018

Intermodes - Brussels Study Tour

The study visit is organised in partnership with Bruxelles Mobilité, Brussels Capitale Region’s Transport Organising Authority and STIB, the public transport operator.

The Brussels Region has set itself a goal of exemplariness in terms of mobility. It consists of reducing car traffic by 20% to improve air quality, travel efficiency and urban conviviality.

To this end, several measures have been decided to encourage alternative mobility.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 16 May 2018

CREATE final conference

TAMING THE CAR!

Cities are recognising that their success and their citizens’ well-being depend on reducing road traffic dominance and limiting the impacts of traffic congestion – CREATEing an inspiring, liveable and flourishing city, with easy access to the things that are important to people.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 May 2018

Towards a Sustainable European Transport System

Transport is a key sector contributing significantly to the European economy, accounting for 4.8% of European Union gross value and providing eleven million jobs. Notwithstanding the important economic benefits, transport is responsible for a third of all energy consumption in the European Environment Agency territory and for more than 25% of greenhouse gas emissions, with aviation activities being the leading source of polluters.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 08 May 2018

Safer and Smarter – the Road to 2030

The PIN covers all relevant areas of road safety including road user behaviour, infrastructure and vehicles, as well as road safety policymaking. At the 2018 PIN conference, ETSC will launch its Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) annual report. They will present the latest road safety figures and identify actions needed to accelerate road safety progress. Child road safety and data collection topics will be highlighted. The event will feature a high-level panel debate “the European Road Safety Strategy 2020-30”.

By Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 08 Feb 2018
By Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 13 Feb 2018

Shared Mobility Rocks

Shared mobility on main stage! Because where does shared mobility come into its own better than on stage? The international event SHARED MOBILITY ROCKS immerses the audience in a full program of keynotes, panel discussions and jam sessions, glued together seamlessly with solid rock songs. March 21st is 100% shared mobility. Because shared mobility becomes the sound of the coming years, and of the future, and is ready to pound the doors of our mobility.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 12 Feb 2018

City of Antwerp welcomes new free-floating car sharing scheme

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On January 15, start-up Poppy launched an environmentally friendly car sharing scheme. The new car sharing platform introduced a fleet of 350 electric and CNG vehicles based on a free-floating principle. This means cars do not have to be collected from and returned to fixed stations.

By ChloeMispelon / Updated: 31 Jan 2018

Decongesting Europe: New approaches to freeing our cities

The FLOW and TRACE projects join forces and invite you to an interactive event.
It includes a TRACE "tracking tour", training sessions, presentations, breakout
sessions, political debate, world café and awards.

Discover and discuss the technical tools and policy recommendations generated by these two projects to help fighting traffic congestion in cities. Panelists will also engage with political decision-makers about the political roots of congestion debate.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 13 Mar 2018