Planners, policy makers and transport providers need to ensure accessibility for passengers with specific needs such as people with disabilities or senior citizens. This may include measures to ensure the accessibility of public transport or specific services such as 'dial-a-ride' schemes.
Transport for people with reduced mobility
Are you a transport professional who is interested in understanding how best to deal with the fast-changing urban transport landscape while ensuring the shift towards zero-carbon urban mobility? Then this is the course for you! With a mix of lectures, workshops, site visits and the chance to exchange with peers this EIT Climate-KIC course will provide you with tools and methods that will give practical support in dealing with long-term planning in complexity.
The EU-funded INCLUSION project invites you to an interactive and lively event organised in conjunction with the European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in Groningen, The Netherlands.
INCLUSION focuses on finding transferable solutions that improve the accessibility of collective transport for vulnerable user groups across Europe, in both urban and rural areas.
The CIVITAS Forum Conference 2019 will be held in Graz, Austria, from 2-4 October 2019. The 17th edition of Europe's top sustainable urban mobility event will gather the leading figures in the field from across the continent and beyond.
This varied group of city representatives, practitioners, policymakers and academics will debate and analyse the most pressing mobility topics and witness the pioneering solutions bringing cleaner, better transport to Europe.
Yesterday evening the European Commission announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards 2018, and the 7th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium).
Lisbon was revealed as the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities, with Lindau taking home the award for smaller municipalities. The 7th SUMP Award was won by Greater Manchester. Click on the following video links to view this years finalists in action:
Public authorities, transport operators, civil society organisations and other public and private sector stakeholder in Greater Lyon have been successfully improving accessibility addressing it as a cross-cutting issue and investing substantially in creating a barrier-free and inclusive environment.
Thousands of students, staff and visitors travel to universities and educational facilities every day.
Find out about the latest innovate mobility solutions applied by universities across the EU to promote their accessibility and manage mobility sustainably.
In November 2018, a new service for rail passengers with accessibility needs was successfully tested in the UK. The TOC (Train Operating Companies) Ability platform was developed in a research and development project of the same name that involved representatives from industry and academia.
PUTTING PEDESTRIANS FIRST: Smart, Healthy and for Everyone!
From 7-10 October 2019 the City of Rotterdam will be hosting the 20th issue of Walk21 – The International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities.
Join the Walk21 conference for its first European issue in four years!
The 2019 edition of the Polis Annual Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 27-28 November 2019.
The Polis Annual Conference is Europe's leading event on sustainable urban mobility in cities and regions.
The call for exhibitors and sponsors is now open. View details here.
The call for speakers opens in March 2019 and registrations will open in June 2019.