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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 24 Apr 2018

Launch of United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund

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An estimated 1.25 million people are killed every year in road traffic accidents (RTA's), and up to 50 million more are injured, often seriously.

Beyond human suffering, road traffic deaths and injuries cause significant economic losses to individuals and societies, keeping millions of people in poverty and creating an estimated $1.85 trillion burden on the global economy each year. This makes addressing road safety one of the most pressing social, economic, health and development challenges of our time.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 24 Apr 2018

Tax breaks and incentives make Europeans buy cleaner cars while trucks and buses are expected to cause increased emissions

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Taxes, subsidies and other incentives to purchase low or zero emission vehicles have contributed to a drop of carbon dioxide emissions from new passenger cars. Recent data published by the European Environment Agency showcase that its member countries (EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) increasingly adopt strategies to promote the purchase of cleaner vehicles.

By Fred Dotter / Updated: 20 Jun 2018

European Cycling Summit 2018: 24 - 26 September

We want to invite you to this year’s European Cycling Summit, taking place from September 24 to 26 September in Salzburg.

By Fred Dotter / Updated: 20 Jun 2018
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Apr 2018

European cities won’t give American tech giants a free ride when it comes to transport

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In an interview with Euractiv, Ross Douglas, CEO of the mobility conference Autonomy, spoke about the developing dynamic between European cities and big US tech firms.

European cities seem to be increasingly wary of US-based companies cashing-in on rapidly evolving transport technologies, and their influence on urban mobility systems.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 19 Apr 2018
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 04 Apr 2018

SPACE project puts public transport at the centre of autonomous vehicles revolution

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UITP recently launched its new project Shared Personalised Autonomous Connected vEhicles (SPACE), which aims to put public transport at the very heart of the ongoing developments in the area of autonomous vehicles. The project brings together 45 partners from 18 countries, all of which are UITP members.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Mar 2018
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 22 Mar 2018
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 17 Aug 2018

EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK co-organised by DG MOVE

EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK is DG MOVE's flagship annual campaign, taking place from 16 - 22 September every year. This year's campaign focuses on the theme of multimodality, with the call to action "Mix and Move!"