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By EUSPM / Updated: 12 Mar 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 12 Mar 2019
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 11 Mar 2019

European Commission announces sustainable mobility award nominees


The European Commission has revealed the finalists who are in contention for its major mobility awards: 7th Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) Award; and the 2018 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award. The SUMP Award recognises outstanding sustainable urban mobility planning, while the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award showcases local authorities that demonstrate significant efforts in promoting sustainable urban mobility.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 26 Feb 2019
By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 14 Feb 2019

The InnovaSUMP project moves from theory to practice


The “Innovations in Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans for low-carbon urban transport” project (acronym “InnovaSUMP”) held a joint meeting on action plans in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The main focus of the InnovaSUMP meeting in Thessaloniki was to facilitate the exchange of experiences, best practice and theoretical insights of partners from the first phase of the InnovaSUMP project. This activity will then support the application of solutions into the SUMPs of each city partner in the second phase of the project, starting in the summer of 2019.

By Bronwen Thornton / Updated: 06 Feb 2019



Now is the time to submit your ideas, papers and projects for the foremost global event about walking in Rotterdam. The event theme is; PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone! The submission deadline for the Call for Contributions is 22 February 2019

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

CO2 emission standards for cars and vans: European Council confirms agreement on stricter limits


Last week's Wednesday, the EU member states adopted the new rules for CO2 emissions standards for cars and vans following an agreement between the EU Presidency and the parliament. Tackling emissions of cars and vans is directed to almost three-quarters of greenhouse gas emissions in the road transport sector.

By acompani / Updated: 15 Jan 2019

Horses for Courses- Why MaaS will keep the car in the city


Peter Lakin, President of the INSEAD Alumni Auto+Mobility Club, France reviews and ranks of different options for transport in the city based on the real needs of real people. He reviews the various aspects of urban transport by using Paris as a case study, examining different transport options on the basis of safety, air quality, congestion, accessibility and financial cost.

Ultimately, he recommends that MaaS will enable the optimal solution for each person and that the future of urban mobility will still include cars.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 09 Jan 2019

Call to join next round of SUMP Learning Programme extended to 31 January

The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project has extended the call for local authorities to take part in its next SUMP Learning Programme to 31 January 2019. Up to 25 planning authorities have the chance to join the 6-month long learning activities starting in May 2019.
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 21 Dec 2018