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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 Jerome Simpson / Updated: 06 Sep 2018
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 29 Aug 2018

E-bike share service launched in Valletta

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In Malta's capital city of Valletta, an e-bike sharing service called 'Tallinja Bike' has been launched, which continues to improve mobility around the city and encourages multimodality. 

Across five strategically located docking stations, 40 pedelecs will be available to hire at a rate of €3.00 for the first half hour and then €2.00 for every additional 30 minutes. Regular users can also benefit from cheaper rates by using their Tallinja card. 

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By rswa178 / Updated: 23 Aug 2018

CIVITAS ECCENTRIC workshop - replicating sustainable urban mobility measures

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The CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project is holding a workshop from 17-18 September in Stockholm, Sweden, that will give participants insight into the innovative work being undertaken in its five project cities and advice on measure replication.

By rswa178 / Updated: 30 Aug 2018

CIVITAS Forum 2018

This year's CIVITAS Forum Conference will take place from 19-21 September in Umeå, Sweden. The 16th edition of Europe's premier sustainable mobility event will bring together the CIVITAS community from across the continent and beyond.

By tmorante / Updated: 06 Aug 2018

Open Call for 'Follower Cities'

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If your region, city or town is developing a sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP) for its functional urban area or is implementing or planning to implement a pilot measure for LOW-carbon mobility, you are warmly invited to apply to become one of 18 selected cities in the Interreg Central Europe region to benefit from the LOW-CARB ‘Follower City Programme.’

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 23 Jul 2018

How Helsinki became a 'Mobility as a Service' leader

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Helsinki is often held up for being the first city to offer a comprehensive Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) offering. The aim of MaaS is a bold one: to compete with car ownership and eventually make the need for a personal car obsolete by offering a better service and experience. How does this new approach to urban mobility work? Let us take a look at the story of one of the many people in Helsinki who have changed their mobility behaviour thanks to the MaaS option that has been put in place.

By ChloeMispelon / Updated: 13 Jun 2018

Manchester SUMP: a user centric and ambitious approach setting the path for the next 20 years

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The Transport Strategy 2040, from Greater Manchester (GM) Authority sets a mutually supportive transport and spatial policy framework to effectively accommodate growth to 2040, to meet GM’s aims of economic and social policy. GM’s Transport Vision strives for world-class connections that are not an end unto themselves, but a means to achieve wider policy goals of long-term, sustainable economic growth and access to opportunity for all.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 13 Jun 2018

Great awards for great cities: does your city have what it takes?

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The European Commission recognises cities that take bold measures to tackle environmental and social challenges with City Awards.  

These prestigious awards promote and reward the efforts that individual cities make in a wide range of areas from fair and ethical trade, accessibility, environmental sustainability and transport, tourism, to innovation and tackling cultural challenges.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 04 Jun 2018

Impact Analysis of Car-Sharing Services and User Behaviour Delivers Interesting Findings in Bremen

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In 2017, the City of Bremen commissioned the Berlin Institute to carry out an impact analysis of shared mobility in Bremen as part of the SHARE-North project. Results of the study are now available in German (with an English language version currently being produced). 

By Gabor Heves / Updated: 22 May 2018

Regional Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning for Functional Urban Areas: Improving Capacities to Lower CO2 Emissions

This workshop targets mobility planners (primarily regional authorities, city planners and public transport companies) with a view to exchanging knowledge and experience about integrated low-carbon mobility planning. It will raise participants’ capacities to set-up coordinated management structures in functional urban areas. Ultimately, through improved coordination, mobility planning and deployment of innovative technology, this workshop will contribute to emission and congestion reduction in Central Europe’s functional urban areas.