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Intermodal transport refers to the use of at least two different modes of transport during one door-to-door journey. The level of integration in terms of ownership, operation or usability is an important aspect of intermodality. Improving intermodal transport requires the development of seamless integrated transport chains.

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 22 Mar 2019

Lisbon, Lindau and Greater Manchester win EU sustainable mobility awards

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Yesterday evening the European Commission announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards 2018, and the 7th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium). 

Lisbon was revealed as the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities, with Lindau taking home the award for smaller municipalities. The 7th SUMP Award was won by Greater Manchester.  Click on the following video links to view this years finalists in action:

By rswa178 / Updated: 19 Mar 2019

Fact sheets reveal innovative mobility measures in CIVITAS ECCENTRIC cities

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The full set of fact sheets chronicling the innovative mobility measures being implemented within CIVITAS ECCENTRIC are now available. The fact sheets cover the five cities involved in the project. They are Madrid (Spain); Munich (Germany), Ruse (Bulgaria), Stockholm (Sweden); and Turku (Finland). 

The fact sheets outline key details relating to each of their respective solutions, including:

By rswa178 / Updated: 12 Mar 2019

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up Webinar: Measure selection for a SUMP

Are you eager to learn about different measures that can help achieve the goals outlined in your city’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)?

If so, join the third CIVITAS SUMPs-Up webinar for mobility practitioners on 20 March, 10:00 - 11:30 CET!

Systematic and judicious SUMP measure selection and effectively combining these measures is central for SUMP development and implementation.

By Bronwen Thornton / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Walk21 Rotterdam CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

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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 Bronwen Thornton / Updated: 04 Feb 2019

Walk21 Rotterdam 2019 | 7-10 October 2019 | Rotterdam, The Netherlands

PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone!

From 7-10 October 2019 the City of Rotterdam will be hosting the 20th issue of Walk21 – The International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities.

Join the Walk21 conference for its first European issue in four years!

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 04 Mar 2019

Polis Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 edition of the Polis Annual Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 27-28 November 2019.

The Polis Annual Conference is Europe's leading event on sustainable urban mobility in cities and regions.

The call for exhibitors and sponsors is now open. View details here.

The call for speakers opens in March 2019 and registrations will open in June 2019.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 25 Jan 2019

Leuven to install 50 “mobility hubs” to foster multimodality

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The Belgian City of Leuven plans to introduce 50 mobility hubs over the next three years in order to improve multimodality in the city. The hubs will bring together different transport modes in one place, such as a bus stop, electric vehicle charging stations and various shared vehicles, including electric cars, bicycles and scooters. The initiative is supported by the EU through an Interreg project, "e-HUBS".

By rswa178 / Updated: 23 Jan 2019

Deadline extended to join CIVITAS peer-exchange activities in 2019

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As part of the CIVITAS Initiative, a broad range of peer-exchange activities on sustainable urban mobility are set to take place in Europe and beyond in 2019.

The call to join these has been extended, with interested city representatives particularly encouraged to apply.

Hosted throughout the year, these practice-oriented learning activities enable participants to learn from cities engaging in pioneering transport initiatives and gain direct insight into how they are managing the transition towards sustainable urban mobility.

By rutgerhuybrechts / Updated: 23 Jan 2019

European Road Safety Summer School 2019

Are you a professional dealing with road safety and mobility issues? Do you want to expand your expertise in this field and learn from other countries?

Road safety progress in the European Union has stagnated for the last four years. Only urgent measures will reduce the 500 deaths that occur on EU roads every week. The Safe System approach is internationally considered to be best practice in road safety and in the European Road Safety Summer School, we advise you on how to successfully implement this strategy in your country or region.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 04 Jan 2019

New BlackBerry service aims to support the development of Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems

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BlackBerry Limited recently announced a Security Credential Management System (SCMS) service to try and help the private and public sectors come together and accelerate the development of Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems.

The SCMS service will be available to automakers and public offices involved in smart city and connected vehicle pilots, providing a mechanism for vehicles and infrastructure, such as traffic lights, to exchange information in a trustworthy and private manner using digital certificates.