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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 Tom Nokes / Updated: 06 Dec 2018

6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP)

The European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) is the leading annual event for all those involved in putting the SUMP concept into practice.

The 6th edition will take place on 17 and 18 June 2019 in Groningen, The Netherlands.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 15 Nov 2018

Eight municipalities have created a SUMP for a polycentric region

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Eight municipalities in the region of North Limburg in The Netherlands have come together to develop and implement a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). Using a collaborative approach, they have attempted to tackle mobility challenges in a polycentric region that features urban and rural centres. The region is car-dependent with an ageing and declining population; all of which has had an impact on its SUMP approach. The involvement of each of the eight municipalities is voluntary. A SUMP has been produced that is both a plan and a set of processes that cross administrative boundaries.

By Carlotta / Updated: 19 Nov 2018

Co-transformation of public space for more people-oriented neighbourhoods

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Within the framework of the Horizon2020 METAMORPHOSIS project, the municipality of Merano/Meran decided to engage children and local inhabitants in several participatory workshops to co-create possible solutions for more people-oriented public space. Children are considered as key actor to build sustainable cities and for this reason are directly involved in each phase of the project.

By rswa178 / Updated: 28 Nov 2018

Breakfast at Sustainability's: SUMP 2.0 - Reshaping the EU SUMP Guidelines

The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project is hosting an event on 12 December 2018, 09.15 - 13.00, in Brussels (Belgium), as part of the ongoing process to revise the EU SUMP Guidelines.

For local, national and European level officials working on SUMPs, this represents a prime opportunity to contribute to the next generation of the EU SUMP Guidelines and help shape EU mobility policy.

By Carlos Gómez / Updated: 01 Nov 2018

Sustainable Urban Mobility Congress

This is the first edition of an international event that aims to lead a global reflection on the future of mobility and its impact on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the cities of the 21st century.

More than 40 speakers are expected to participate, who will address the main strategic aspects for the construction and consolidation of sustainable urban mobility systems, around three thematic axes:

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 24 Oct 2018

Turkey’s participation in EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018

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The Union of Municipalities of Turkey were appointed as the National Coordinator of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK (EMW) in Turkey for 2018 and received support from the EU Delegation in their efforts to increase awareness and participation in events and activities. The efforts paid off, with 92 registered actions across 26 Turkish cities who participated this year, compared to 7 cities in 2017 and only 1 city in 2016.

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 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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