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High-speed rail to arrive in the Czech Republic

The first Czech high-speed rail line will be developed between the cities of Brno and Přerov in the east of the country, the country's rail operator Czech Railways has announced.
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Case Studies

Multi-stakeholder SUMP planning in the Aachen region (Germany)

In January 2013 the Aachen region started an ambitious and strategic process to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) together with its 10 municipalities. Supported by the EU’s CIVITAS project, the idea was to implement this plan with the involvement and consensus of regional urban communities, citizens, their political representatives, transport associations and other relevant stakeholders. Although encountering some initial difficulties, the SUMP process is underway and progressing well. Aachen’s experience serves as a good example for other cities and demonstrates how to tackle potential challenges that may arise during similar integrated, regional approaches.
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Recicleta - waste paper collection with cargo tricycles

Recicleta - waste paper collection with cargo tricycles

With the help of cargo-tricycles, disadvantaged individuals (with financial difficulties, from large families, unemployed) get ecological jobs: to collect waste paper from small companies in Bucharest. RECICLETA is the first almost carbon neutral initiative in Romania.
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