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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 12 Dec 2019

Developments in Shared Mobility - TRIMIS Insights

The Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) is a portal run on behalf of the European Commission, which captures the latest research in the transport sector across Europe. The TRIMIS Digest provides a snapshot of the latest trends in transport, with Issue 11 focusing on developments in shared mobility. This article provides an overview of the key themes outlined by the Digest.
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 12 Dec 2019

Choosing the most impressive MOBILITY ACTION 2019

This year’s EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK saw a record 1,028 MOBILITYACTIONs from businesses, schools, NGOs and other organisations across Europe.

Five of those have been nominated for the title of Best MOBILITYACTION 2019, and you can help to choose the winner. To win the competition, the nominee needs to get the highest number of points overall.

The nominees are:

1) Literary Competition on the Theme "Walk to the end of the city" (Bulgaria)

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 09 Dec 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 12 Dec 2019
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 12 Dec 2019

New call for tender – ‘User-friendly Information Tool on Urban and Regional Vehicle Access Regulation Schemes’

In light of the rapid development of UVARs in the EU, an information tool is considered by the European Parliament to be a useful instrument for people travelling within the EU.

Consequently, DG MOVE has announced a new preparatory action with the general objective to foster the real-time information of road users about urban and regional access schemes.

The specific objective of this tender is to:

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 04 Dec 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 03 Dec 2019
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 27 Nov 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 20 Nov 2019

EU launches a Blending Facility to support sustainable transport projects

A new call for proposals under the new Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Blending Facility has recently been launched by the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA). Under the Blending Facility, €198 million in grants has been made available to promote the participation of private sector investors and financial institutions in projects contributing to the environmental sustainability and efficiency of transport in Europe.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 11 Nov 2019