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Effective policies and measures require the involvement and ownership of stakeholders, including the wider public. A strategy that includes the public and stakeholders can help cities undertake effective reviews and host discussions that can strengthen urban mobility plans and enable greater chances of success.

 
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By rswa178 / Updated: 17 Oct 2018

Europe's top two-wheeled cities to share and inspire cycling excellence in HANDSHAKE project

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HANDSHAKE, a new CIVITAS project, will support the take-up and transfer of successful cycling measures developed by three world-class cycling cities - Copenhagen (Denmark), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), and Munich (Germany) - to ten other cities across the EU.

By tfwm_keelanfh / Updated: 15 Oct 2018

Stimulating transport innovation through capacity building in small-medium local authorities

The world is changing and local authorities need to stay ahead of the curve, although it is harder for small and medium-sized authorities to innovate than their larger counterparts. Current research has shown that capacity gaps exist in the knowledge and work practices of small and medium-size local authorities. These may have arisen due to government and economic cutbacks, re-organisation, changing technology (e.g. opendata), new business entrants, shifts in mobility, changing expectations of citizens and new directives (e.g. in terms of financing and procurement).

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 09 Oct 2018
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 11 Sep 2018

Consumers Value the Integration of Digital Services within Transport Modes

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A recent survey conducted by Oliver Wyman of 7 500 consumers across France, Italy, Germany, the US and China highlights consumer preferences for smart transportation services.

Smart mobility services are developing every year, with future-forward apps providing digital solutions to the transport issues individuals experience on a daily basis.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 23 Aug 2018

Carsharing Association Conference 3.0

The Carsharing Association (CSA) Conference 2018 will provide stakeholders in carsharing organisations and attendees from the wider transport market with a set of the necessary data, strategies and solutions to facilitate the growth of carsharing.

The Conference will focus on emerging technologies, as well as discussing new entrants in the market and providing a country-specific analysis of progress in France to date.

Over two days, the following topics will be discussed:

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By rswa178 / Updated: 30 Aug 2018

CIVITAS Forum 2018: Experience Europe's Inclusive and Multimodal Mobility Future

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The importance of transport’s social dimension is becoming increasingly clear - mobility shapes lives and prospects. It is crucial that transport systems are environmentally friendly, inclusive, efficient, and centred on meeting diverse user needs. Yet how can this be accomplished?

Under the banner of "Mobility for U and Me", this year's CIVITAS Forum Conference will gather hundreds of policymakers, city representatives, academics, and practitioners in Umeå, Sweden, from 19-21 September to debate this critical question. 

By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Local decision makers: join the CIVITAS Politicians' Forum to exchange on urban mobility with peers

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Politicians from CIVITAS Forum Network member cities are invited to attend this year's Politicians' Forum being held at the CIVITAS Forum in Umeå.

Taking place from 09:30 to 12:00 on 20 September 2018, the meeting will gather senior officials from local authorities across Europe who are leading the way in advancing sustainable urban mobility.

Panel discussions and conversation tables give delegates the chance to interact and exchange experiences with fellow politicians on this year's meeting topic - “Citizens' involvement, urban mobility, and politics”.

By cnebusi / Updated: 09 Aug 2018

SmartBlueCity- 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition 2018

The SmartBlueCity Euro-Mediterranean conference and exhibition is organized annually with the help of many partners and supporters. This year its focus is on “Featuring Territorial Intelligence of Small and Medium-sized Cities and Insular Communities in the Mediterranean Scenery - Bridging Local Endeavors to Global Developments”. The aim is to: bring together city and regional authorities with industry, SME’s, academics and professionals; and present current developments and innovative ideas for strengthening smartness and pursuing sustainability objectives.

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 Ella Andrew / Updated: 03 Aug 2018

European Week of Regions and Cities 2018

The 2018 European Week of Regions and Cities offers the opportunity for local and city-level governments to showcase their capacity to stimulate economic growth, facilitate job creation and successfully engage in EU cross-border cooperation.

The week will comprise of over 100 workshops, debates and exhibitions, as well as providing the opportunity to network. The event welcomes 6,000 participants every year, including regional decision-makers, policy experts, researchers, private company representatives and journalists.