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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 13 Sep 2019

The positive influence of the SUMP on travel behaviour in Bremen (short video)

Dr. Joachim Lohse, Bremen’s Senator for Environment, Urban Development and Mobility explains how Bremen have managed mobility in Bremen, encouraging active travel over the use of private vehicles - and promoting the use of car sharing schemes as an alternative to private vehicle ownership.

This 45-second video is accompanied by a longer video with additional details. 

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 14 Oct 2019

The positive influence of the SUMP on travel behaviour in Bremen (long video)

The city of Bremen Bremen has managed to fulfil EU Air Quality requirements and has the lowest concentration of Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) compared to other large German cities. 

In addition, Bremen has the highest cycling mode share of large German cities, focusing the objectives of their Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan to shift priority to cyclists. As a result, the city achieves an active travel mode share of 23%. In total, private vehicles only account for 36% of modal share with the majority of journeys carried out using active travel modes (48%) or on public transport (16%).

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By Yannick Bousse / Updated: 12 Apr 2018