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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

PACTE project 4th Workshop - Active Mobility

A lack of physical activity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past few decades.

Funded under the Sport Chapter of the Erasmus+ Programme, Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe (PACTE) intends to contribute to the global effort to raise further awareness on the importance of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA).

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 13 Aug 2019

Horizon 2020 Transport Information Day

The 2019 Horizon Transport information day will present upcoming funding opportunities of approximately €356 million, under the Mobility for Growth (MG), Automated Road Transport (ART), Green Vehicles (GV), and Next Generation Batteries (BAT) calls.

It will also give an overview of the application and evaluation process, and present tips for writing a good proposal.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 01 Aug 2019

European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event, during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to generate growth, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional-level action. 

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 12 Apr 2019

Modal choice in a multimodal transport system

This conference concludes the Conference of European Directors of Roads' (CEDR) Transnational Road Research Programme “User Needs in a multimodal context”, which funded the ISAAC and STTRIDE projects. The ISAAC consortium developed evidence-based recommendations to encourage a modal shift towards walking and cycling, whilst STTRIDE addresses how to use technological advances to deliver modal shifts. 

The aim of the conference is to build knowledge and guidance on how to promote multimodality in the transport system. The conference will consider the following questions:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Urban and metropolitan adaptation to Climate Change

The European urban context faces new issues related to climate change, such as record-breaking heatwaves, pollution peaks and waste management. A number of solutions to fight against climate change and mitigate it in the best conditions are thought out locally, at municipal level.

This conference will present local solutions to these issues. Key topics include:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Open Mobility Conference 2019

This year, the MaaS Alliance and TravelSpirit Foundation are hosting the Open Mobility Conference 2019!

This new event will examine how to build an open ecosystem of mobility and lay the foundations for seamless Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 20 Feb 2019

Better ways to move, better places to live: improving tourist mobility in Mediterranean cities

The MED Urban Transports Community is approaching the end the of Interreg MED Programme funding, however, the commitment of its Modular Projects’ partner organisations will last much longer. In this perspective, the GO SUMP project, featuring the Community, is proposing two series of meetings and a communication laboratory to inspire and set the ground for future joint activities.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 04 Mar 2019

Polis Annual Conference 2019

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.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 30 Jan 2019

2019 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) - Transport Call for Proposals Information Session

The European Commission has launched the 2019 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) transport call for proposals. This call co-finances projects addressing missing links and cross-border connections on the trans-European transport network (TEN-T).

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Zero emission cities: exchange of best-practices between EU cities and regions

Over 200 EU cities and regions have low emission zones (LEZ) in place, restricting access to their territory to certain vehicles in order to improve air quality. Yet, road transport is still a major cause of air pollution, causing thousands of premature deaths and serious illnesses in EU cities.