The European Startup Prize for Mobility unveiled the list of 50 finalists selected in the 2019 edition of the Prize.
In 2018, a number of EU mobility actions come to fruition as a result of effective cooperation and the continuation of work across more than one mandate.
A statement by Transport Commissioner Bulc, presented the year's achievements, which are summarised below:
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.
A new policy brief from the STARS project sheds light on what policymakers can do to implement better car sharing practices in Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The European Commission has launched two new calls for transport project proposals in the areas of Mobility for Growth,