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By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 23 Oct 2019

Public transport in Spanish city of Ontinyent will be free from 2020

The mayor of Ontinyent, Jorge Rodriguez, has announced that all urban transport in the city will become free of charge from 1 January 2020. This is a pioneering measure in cities of more than 30,000 inhabitants in Spain. The announcement coincides with the completion of the current contract for urban transport service.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 14 Oct 2019

Study suggests significant benefits from Barcelona's superblocks

A recent study by the health institute BCNecologia, based in Barcelona, suggests that there are potentially significant benefits to be delivered from Barcelona’s ambitious plans for applying the superblock model. The model effectively takes urban space away from the car and gives it to people, enabling an increase in walking and also providing more space to socialise. The superblocks also have better cycling and public transport links, to replace car journeys.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 14 Oct 2019
By fabiotomasi / Updated: 18 Sep 2019

Sustainable mobility in MED tourist destinations

Take a journey through the concrete experiences of small and large Mediterranean port cities (Ravenna, Lisbon, Sète, Limassol, Portimão) on 19 September 2019. The event will explore different voices and perspectives (tourist associations, cruise lines, local institutions) celebrating a participatory and constructive path.
By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 02 Sep 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 01 Aug 2019

Smart Mobility Congress

The Smart Mobility Congress is a meeting place for sector experts and industry practitioners, to develop connections and business, discuss case studies and promote networks among peers. Under the theme 'Leading the Way', the Congress will showcase new solutions and explore how smart mobility is reshaping our cities. Its ultimate goals are to help accelerate the development of mobility products, services and projects and shorten their go-to-market time; and to tackle the urban mobility challenges faced by modern cities and economies.

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

Renfe accelerates its digital revolution and enters the MaaS market

Since high-speed rail arrived in Spain in 1992 with the Madrid-Seville line, the Spanish state railway operator, Renfe has been gaining traction to become one of the most technologically advanced railway operators in the world.

Now Renfe wants to sprint from being a rail operator to an integral mobility operator, reorienting its future business model and paying particular attention to digital transformation.

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 03 Jul 2019

The city of Algeciras approves its new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

The Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) and the Traffic Improvement Plan of the city of Algeciras were approved last week by the Municipal Council of the city. The documents will come into force once they are published in the Official Gazette of the Province of Cadiz. The SUMP has been developed with the involvement of local political parties, neighbourhood associations, social groups and residents.

By Raffaele Vergnani / Updated: 05 Jun 2019
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