18 Aug 2017 /
Traffic and demand management
A new parking management project is being piloted in the centre of Vilnius. In Lithuania’s capital, sensors are being installed that will be linked to an initial 130 parking places. When combined...
17 Aug 2017 /
Walking and cycling
Lisbon is famous for its hills: seven of them lead down in the city centre. Some of its streets even offer funiculars to help people get up them. It therefore begs the question: could a bike...
17 Aug 2017 /
Urban freight/city logistics
Across Europe, electric trams are being used for something that perhaps not many people think of at first: the transportation of urban freight. Certain businesses now see tram networks as a means...
16 Aug 2017 /
Policy and research
The Catapults are a series of 11 not-for-profit research and innovation centres in the UK that bring together businesses with the research and academic communities. They allow businesses,...
11 Aug 2017 /
Collective passenger transport
After an absence of close to 40 years from Prague's streets, trolleybuses are set to make a return to the streets of the Czech capital.
The Prague Public Transit Company (DPP) is due to...
10 Aug 2017 /
Local governments across Europe are invited to apply for the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2020 and the European Green Leaf Awards 2019. The closing date for applications is...
09 Aug 2017 /
Urban mobility planning, Walking and cycling
Transportation in Florence has become a lot smarter and more inclusive. On 2 August, an extensive bike sharing programme was launched that will see 8,000 bikes made available.
08 Aug 2017 /
Urban mobility planning
There are only a few days left to apply for the 15th CIVITAS Awards competition: the deadline is Friday 11 August.
The Awards represent a unique opportunity to for cities to demonstrate...
04 Aug 2017 /
Clean and energy-efficient vehicles
In terms of transport sharing, car and bike sharing schemes are the ones that most often come to mind. Yet the electric scooter also has a contribution to make; both to sustainable mobility and as...
03 Aug 2017 /
Collective passenger transport, Transport for people with reduced mobility
A new map of the London Underground network has been released that caters to passengers with claustrophobia or other anxiety conditions.
The map was devised after suggestions from...