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By Chiara Benetti / Updated: 06 Mar 2019

European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE) 2019

The 27th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition taking place between 27 and 30 May 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, is a premier global event for research and development on all aspects of this dynamic energy sector, attracting over 1 500 participants from more than 65 countries. It is a world class renowned science-to-science, business-to-business and science-to-industry platform with an absolute and exclusive focus on the global Biomass sector.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Cycling in Europe: Celebrating success in a starter city - Águeda, Portugal


The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) has produced guidance to support the design and implementation of cycling projects in the Member States. This new guidance builds on the existing city and national-level information to provide a coherent and ‘universal’ set of guidelines that will be relevant to a range of different cities and environments.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 15 Jan 2019

Municipalities of Braga (PT) and Pontevedra (ES) create partnership for urban mobility projects


The Portuguese Municipality of Braga has partnered with the Spanish City of Pontevedra in developing a Mobility and Traffic Management Study.

This study will be an instrument that will establish a global strategy for intervention in accessibility and mobility management, and will define a set of actions and measures that contribute to the implementation of a more sustainable model, focussing on economic development, greater social cohesion and ensuring environmental protection and energy efficiency.

By Robert Pressl / Updated: 19 Sep 2018

Participate at the Portuguese National Meeting on SUMPs

The European Commission has recognised sustainable urban mobility planning as a core element of the European vision for Urban Mobility. As part of the effort to spread the message and increase uptake of this planning approach, Portugal has organised a special event which will run back-to-back with activities in European Mobility Week.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 08 Oct 2018

Light Electric Vehicle Summit 2018

The Light Electric Vehicle Summit (LEVS) delivers a global forum, enabling the development of partnerships and knowledge sharing amongst industry experts in the LEV space. 

The Summit will explore the following topics:

  • LEV Infrastructure 
  • Research & Development
  • Integration of LEVs into Urban Transport
  • Legal Aspects
  • State of the Art
  • Challenges & Opportunities

The Summit will include presentations and dicussions on a variety of electric vehicles, from e-Bikes to electric wheelchairs. 

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 13 Aug 2018

Compact electric vehicle rental service develops in Lisbon


A compact electric car rental service, using Birò vehicles, is being developed in the Portguese capital Lisbon. The Birò is a 100 % electric vehicle; it is very compact, quiet and has a removable lithium battery. It was created by a private Italian start-up, called Estrima, to respond to the problems of urban mobility and first arrived in the Portuguese capital in November 2017 to facilitate the movement of people living in Lisbon. Similar fleets exist in Milan and Amsterdam.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

URBACT City Festival

URBACT enables cities to work together to develop new and sustainable solutions to major urban challenges, through networking, sharing knowledge, and building capacities for urban practitioners. It is funded by the European Union Development Fund and EU Partner and Member States since 2002.

Europe’s cities are invited to come to Lisbon, Portugal on 13-14 September for the 2018 edition of the URBACT City Festival. Celebrating cities as actors of change in Europe, URBACT’s Festival is open to all EU city representatives. 

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 15 Nov 2018
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 15 Nov 2018
By coroyannakis51 / Updated: 01 May 2018

Surveying tourists: an insight into Madeira on-field evaluation activities


What exactly do we know about tourist’s mobility behaviour? To give an answer to this query, Horários do Funchal has performed, during last summer, two evaluation campaigns simultaneously at the airport and port of Madeira. Results are already available and provide the baseline for the CIVITAS DESTINATIONS project and food for thought for integrated planning