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By Matthew Collings / Updated: 22 Mar 2023

Commission Recommendation on National Support Programmes for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

On 8 March, the European Commission adopted a Recommendation to help the 430 major cities along the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) by offering support in developing their Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

PIARC World Road Congress 2023

The XXVIIth edition of the PIARC World Road Congress, held every four years, will take place in Prague from 2–6 October 2023. The theme is “Prague 2023 – Together on the road again.” The event is an opportunity for professionals and stakeholders in the road construction and road management industries to discuss road safety in person. Stakeholders will present the latest trends and technologies in the road transport sector and discuss the challenges emerging due to the modernisation of road infrastructure.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

MOVE 2023 conference

MOVE, the fifth edition, will be held at the ExCeL centre in London, UK from 21-22 June 2023. MOVE is a specialised and focused event dedicated to mobility. The event provides an opportunity for delegates from around the world to exchange ideas and form partnerships, grow their professional network and uncover new opportunities. MOVE brings together public and private stakeholders that are redefining the transport industry and urban mobility across the world.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

Webinar #4 on Sustainable Mobility: Electric mobility

The fourth webinar on sustainable mobility, this time focused on electric mobility, will take place online on 19 April 2023 11:00-12:00 CET. The transport sector contributes to a high number of emissions in cities. Hence promoting zero emission mobility modes is important and electric mobility can help to achieve this switch to sustainable transport. It can also contribute to creating safer and cleaner cities and fight climate change.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

Cities on the Frontline of the Energy Crisis: the Covenant of Mayors Europe 2023 Conference

This year’s Covenant of Mayors Europe conference in Brussels on 30 March 2023 9:30-1:30 CET will focus on the local response to the energy crisis and discuss how it has shown (once again) that cities are the frontrunners of Europe’s energy transition, and how these efforts can become long-term strategies to redefine lifestyles in the face of climate change.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

PoP Community Workshop Series

The DUT (Driving Urban Transitions) partnership is hosting a Workshop series on key challenges through a set of capacity building activities for public officers and practitioners passionate about the energy transition processes and urban transformation. The DUT Partnership aims to tackle urban challenges and the Public Officers and Practitioners Community enables local authorities and municipalities to translate global strategies into local action.The first of these workshops will be held on 29 March 2023 10:00-12:00 UTC.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 21 Mar 2023

Urban Living Labs: Experiments for designing radical urban transitions

On 28 March 2023 14:00-17:00 the Driving Urban Transitions (DUT) partnership invites urban living lab managers to join a workshop on “Experiments for designing radical urban transitions” to exchange perspectives, experiences and ideas. The event offers an opportunity to share insights about what is needed to take a big leap forwards towards sustainability and liveability.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 13 Mar 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 13 Mar 2023

World Bicycle Day 2023

World Bicycle Day on 3 June 2023 draws attention to the benefits of using the bicycle — a simple, affordable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation. The bicycle contributes to cleaner air and less congestion and makes education, health care and other social services more accessible to the most vulnerable populations.

By Matthew Collings / Updated: 13 Mar 2023