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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 08 Apr 2019
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 11 Apr 2019

Insight into the planning strategies of the 2018 EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Award winners Lisbon and Lindau

Miguel Gaspar, the Deputy Mayor for Mobility and Safety of Lisbon explains the main pillars of the cities' transport policy. Lisbon is currently developing its SUMP. The vision building phase has been completed as well as data collection. The city has a very clear strategy of moving forward with public transport as the backbone of urban mobility and a strong focus on active transport. The increase in the share of walking within the last 5 years is impressive and completely against the trend in many other cities.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 25 Mar 2019

Member State Cycle-Friendly Employer Certification – Call for Applications

The Cycle-Friendly Employers (CFE) Consortium has launched a new call for members from countries that have not yet been involved in its work. The CFE Consortium was established in 2017 to develop and implement a Certification Framework in Europe that can be implemented at the national level.

What is the CFE Certification Framework?

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 25 Mar 2019

European cities working to reduce the carbon footprint of their procurement

Oslo, Rotterdam and Copenhagen are showing how cooperation with private sector actors is essential to reducing the carbon footprint of transport-related procurement activities.

The three cities are pilot sites in BuyZET, an EU-funded project on zero-emission procurement. Within the project Oslo, Rotterdam and Copenhagen are developing innovative procurement plans to achieve the zero-emission urban delivery of goods and services.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 22 Mar 2019

Lisbon, Lindau and Greater Manchester win EU sustainable mobility awards

Yesterday evening the European Commission announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards 2018, and the 7th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium). 

Lisbon was revealed as the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities, with Lindau taking home the award for smaller municipalities. The 7th SUMP Award was won by Greater Manchester.  Click on the following video links to view this years finalists in action:

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 25 Mar 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 21 Mar 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 22 Mar 2019

Watch the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK and SUMP Award ceremony live

The European Mobility Week (EMW) and SUMP award ceremony will be available to watch live at 19:00 CET on Thursday 21st March.

The ceremony will be live-streamed on the European Union's TV information service, Europe by Satellite plus (EbS+)

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 19 Mar 2019

Polis Annual Conference 2019: Call for exhibitors and sponsors

The Annual Polis Conference 2019: Innovation in Transport for Sustainable Cities and Regions call for exhibitors and sponsors is now open. You can showcase your innovative solutions and approaches at Europe's leading event on sustainable mobility in cities and regions.

When: 27-28 November 2019

Location: The Egg, Brussels

The conference enables you to:

•             Connect with up to 550 committed transport innovation professionals

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 12 Mar 2019