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Urban mobility measures should be monitored and evaluated to understand how they work and perform. This helps cities identify problems and areas for improvement, and record elements that have been a success.

A good monitoring and evaluation system will inform project reports and provide useful data to stakeholders on the urban mobility situation in their city.

 
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 19 Jul 2018

1st Meeting of the Cities of Free Transport

More and more cities in Europe have taken the decision to provide free public transport for residents - or are currently trialling such a scheme. 

This meeting in Dunkirk on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 September 2018, offers a focal point for city municipalities and all stakeholders with an interest in the initiatives.

With a range of speakers from European cities - and further afield, the meeting presents an opportunity to network and share experiences.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 10 Jul 2018

New research reveals UK motorists underestimate benefits of electric driving

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New research published recently by Go Ultra Low has revealed that there is confusion amongst the British public when it comes to pure electric cars, with many unaware of the benefits around performance, charging and cost.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 18 Jun 2018

Mayor of London confirms Ultra-Low Emission Zone to expand up to North & South Circular

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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that the capital’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be expanded in 2021 beyond the centre of the city to include the area within the inner ring road, i.e. to the boundary of the North and South Circular.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 12 Jun 2018
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 Tom Nokes / Updated: 13 Jun 2018

London must do more to promote diversity in the cycling community, the city’s cycling chief has said

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London’s walking and cycling commissioner, Will Norman, has expressed concern at the diversity of the current cycling community that is dominated by white, middle-aged men. As a result, he is considering introducing diversity targets to encourage more women and people from ethnic minority groups to cycle.

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 rswa178 / Updated: 29 May 2018

New CIVITAS SUMPs-Up report - “Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan”

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up has launched a new report entitled “Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan”.

It provides city planners with guidance on what to include in their action plans in terms of responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

Alongside this, it contains good examples of action plan documents and templates, alongside a user manual.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 29 May 2018

T-Charge of London benefited air quality says Mayor Sadiq Khan

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On Monday, the 21st of May 2018, Mayor of London Mr Sadiq Khan answered questions from London Assembly members on the subject of the just recently published Environmental Strategy of London. One Assembly Member requested details about the ‘T-Charge’ also known as the Toxicity Charge. This charge is a £10 addition to the existing Congestion Charge Zone, in place since October 2017. Petrol and diesel cars that do not meet Euro 4 standards now need to pay the additional charge during weekdays to enter the zone.

By Dagmar Roeller / Updated: 22 May 2018

From data to policy: New approaches for data-driven and smart road safety policies in cities and regions

The event discusses how innovation in road safety can make cities safer. It takes place at the 2018 ITF Summit side event on 23 May from 9.00-10.30h.

Download the programme and list of speakers.