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By News Editor / Updated: 09 Oct 2017

Rome's residents encouraged to contribute to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (Italy)


Rome's residents have been encouraged to have their say in the Italian capital's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) through a newly created portal, which was launched on 18 September.

To submit their proposal, members of the public need only complete a simple registration form. This can then be shared online afterwards.

By giacomo.lozzi / Updated: 15 Sep 2017

CIVITAS CITYLAB Symposium in Rome

The CityLab project invites you to participate in its upcoming symposium. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet practitioners, local authority freight planners, and technology providers interested in developing solutions to urban logistics challenges.

You will learn about various innovative urban logistics solutions currently being trialled, including crowd-shipping; automated parcel lockers; off-hour delivery systems; cargo bikes; and reverse logistics applications.

By rswa178 / Updated: 09 Aug 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 24 Jul 2017

Lombardy adds 22 new vehicles to its electric bus fleet (Italy)


The Lombardy region in Italy is making a significant investment in clean public transport by buying 22 new electric buses. The two cities in Lombardy to benefit from their purchase will be Milan with 10 new vehicles and Bergamo with 12 of them.

The two sets of buses bought are based on the Solaris Urbino 12 model. In both, the electric power is stored in a high energy battery pack with a total capacity of 240 kWh.

By Vera Ferraiuolo / Updated: 17 Jul 2017

Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems

The IMPACT project is glad to invite you to its final dissemination event: "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems". It will be held in Rome (Italy) on 21-22 September 2017.

IMPACT is a European Commission Coordination and Support Action investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

By Simone Bosetti / Updated: 24 Jul 2017

Participatory approaches prove key to developing Prato's SUMP (Italy)


Prato’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) was the first to be approved in Tuscany and one of the first in Italy. Drawn up with the technical support of TRT Trasporti e Territorio, the SUMP was developed in partnership with citizens, local authorities and stakeholders. Their input was collected via an online survey and meetings.

By Simone Bosetti / Updated: 19 Jul 2017

Parma's SUMP: the first in Italy combined with a Strategic Environmental Assessment


After a two-year process that involved figures from public administration (politicians and technicians), specialists, stakeholders, committees, associations, and citizens, Parma's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) was approved in March 2017 by the City Council.

Parma is the first Italian SUMP to be finalised in combination with a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), thereby ensuring that environmental and other sustainability aspects are integrated into the plan. TRT Trasporti e Territorio provided technical support during the SUMP's development.

By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 13 Jun 2017
By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 13 Jun 2017
By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 13 Jun 2017