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Mobility management refers to the promotion of sustainable transport. At the core of mobility management are 'soft' awareness-raising measures like information, communication and marketing campaigns. Mobility management measures do not necessarily require large financial investments and may provide cities with good value for money.

By News Editor / Updated: 06 Apr 2017

Dubai students design public transport chat app (UAE)


A university student project in Dubai is developing a social networking app that lets people chat and play games with fellow transport users.

Waselni (Arabic for ‘connect me’) is being developed by students from the Dubai branch of the University of Wollongong.

The app, currently a prototype, would also allow users to view public transport routes, get discounts on tickets, and view transport times.

The hope is that the Facebook-inspired project will one day be adopted by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

By News Editor / Updated: 05 Apr 2017

Commission gives a boost to youth mobility in Europe


The European Commission presented today an initiative under the Erasmus+ programme which further supports learning and mobility of young Europeans.

Called ‘Move2Learn, Learn2Move’, it will enable at least 5 000 young citizens to travel to another EU country in a sustainable manner – individually or together with their school class.

By News Editor / Updated: 05 Apr 2017


The EU-funded CIVITAS Initiative has enabled the implementation of more than 600 sustainable mobility measures in more than 60 cities acrosse Europe between 2002 and 2016.

Each measure has been evaluated. Relevant facts and figures have been collected and analysed by the CIVITAS WIKI project. This has resulted in a set of so-called CIVITAS quotes. Each quote includes useful and factual information. Topics vary. Some examples:

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By News Editor / Updated: 21 Feb 2017
By Raf Canters / Updated: 21 Feb 2017
By News Editor / Updated: 26 Apr 2017

CIVITAS Forum Conference 2017

This annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom are devoted to the development of sustainable urban mobility in their cities.

The 15th edition of the CIVITAS Forum Conference will continue the tradition of offering state-of-the-art presentations, interactive workshops and sessions, interesting site visits, and new innovative elements in the programme.

By News Editor / Updated: 08 Feb 2017

2017 Polis Conference


  • Call for exhibitors and sponsors opens in February
  • Call for speakers opens in March and closes in May
  • Registrations open in June
  • Polis Annual General Assembly (Polis members only): 5/12/2017
  • 2017 Polis Conference: 6-7/12/2017 
By Eileen O'connell / Updated: 01 Feb 2017

EVIDENCE Project Final Workshop

23 February, 14B Rue de La Science, Brussels

The EVIDENCE project is a strategic initiative funded by EACI to investigate the economic evidence for sustainable urban mobility measures.

This final workshop will present the findings and recommendations from the project, look at how the evidence has been used in cities and campaigns, and investigate the barriers to integration of sustainable mobility.

It will finish with a look at the gaps in the evidence, new forms of mobility to be investigated and how best to implement the evidence.

By News Editor / Updated: 27 Jan 2017

Florence to receive national funding for sustainable mobility (Italy)


The city of Florence will receive almost € 2 million from a national programme to support and enhance sustainable mobility. 

The city council is participating in GREENINFINITY, a national programme created by Italy’s Environment Ministry.

The aim of GREENINFINITY is to encourage alternative urban mobility choices to the private car, and to reduce traffic congestion, pollution and the parking of vehicles near schools and workplaces. 

By News Editor / Updated: 13 Jul 2017

CIVITAS e-course: shared mobility

Shared mobility or shared transport such as bike- and car-sharing has grown impressively in recent years.

Shared mobility is situated within the broader context of the so-called ‘sharing economy’. This comes in other shapes, such as sharing real-estate and property. 

This e-course, part of the CIVITAS Initiative's extensive catalogue of online learning, provides a general introduction into the concept of shared mobility.

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