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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 28 Feb 2020

New SUMP Poster: Planning the Sustainable City

Inspired by success stories from European cities that have implemented Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), the new SUMP poster illustrates the sustainable planning process for transport in an urban area.

While the SUMP Guidelines give step-by-step guidance on how to develop and implement a SUMP, lessons can also be learnt from the many European cities that have implemented a SUMP to demonstrate what the outcome for an urban area could look like.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 24 Feb 2020
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 Feb 2020
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 18 Feb 2020

New Park4SUMP brochure on "Good reasons and principles for Parking Management"

The CiViTAS Park4SUMP project works to improve the integration of innovative parking management solutions into Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. In February 2020, Park4SUMP published a new brochure on “Good reasons and principles for Parking Management”.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 17 Feb 2020
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 21 Jan 2020

Eurostat data on transport costs per household of EU member states 2018

EUROSTAT has published the latest statistics on household costs in the EU member states. Expenditure on transport took second place out of all household costs with on average 13.2% of all household costs. It is surpassed only by housing costs (24%) and ranks even before average spending for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 21 Jan 2020

EU Green Week 2020

Attracting attention around the globe, EU Green Week is the biggest annual event on the European environment policy calendar. It's a forum for stakeholder debate at the European, national and local levels, generating input that feeds back into policymaking and implementation. And it is a truly European event – in addition to a high-level conference in Brussels, numerous events are organised by partner organisations across the whole of Europe.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 16 Jan 2020

Parking and SUMP: A perfect match - Park4SUMP project

Park4SUMP is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project, which supports cities to adapt their parking management strategies as part of their Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs). It aims to encourage innovative parking solutions to become part of cities’ SUMP and other city planning processes.

A practitioner brief on Parking and SUMP integration has become a part of the new SUMP guidelines.

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 13 Jan 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 17 Jan 2020