Integrating Mobility Management into SUMPs: submit feedback now on the draft SUMP Topic Guide

By Vanessa Holve / Updated: 06 Dec 2022

How can we ensure that an increasing urban population does not translate into more traffic, congestion and pollution in European cities? Mobility management offers solutions to this issue. With its ‘soft approach’, mobility management is highly adaptable in promoting sustainable transport in different local circumstances.

With SUMPs and mobility management both seeking to achieve the same overall goal - namely the increased use of sustainable modes of transport - measures associated with mobility management form an essential part of any SUMP.

The main objective of this Topic Guide is to provide guidance to urban mobility practitioners, policy makers, school management, and both public and private employers who wish to implement mobility management measures in their jurisdictions. It focuses on the integration of mobility management for public and private organisations into Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) and the implementation process in order to achieve a modal shift towards more sustainable modes of transport. In doing so, it explores how transport planning can better include mobility management for the 5 following areas: urban developments, public authorities, companies, the education sector, as well as the tourism and leisure sectors.

For each sector, the Topic Guide proposes a selection of key recommendations (checklist) and includes a variety of good practice examples from all over Europe, highlighting the benefits of better integrating mobility management for public and private organisations into SUMPs.

The first draft of the Topic Guide has been developed by the Policy Support Group of the CIVITAS ELEVATE Coordination and Support Action, which consists of experts from five organisations (European Platform on Mobility Management, Klimaaktiv mobil, Tisséo Collectivités, Alba Iulia Municipality, Gdansk Municipality), the CIVITAS Policy Advisory Committee, TRT (Trasporti e Territorio), and a group of stakeholders from the mobility management sector. 

The public is warmly invited to participate in the consultation process. Public consultation is an important step of the process, as it allows stakeholders to contribute to the development of the Guide, as well as ensure that it is relevant to all urban mobility actors.

The link to the public consultation can be found hereFilecivitas_elevate_psg3_topic_guide_draft.docx

Feedback can be sent to Vanessa Holve (TRT) at until Tuesday 13 December 2022 at 17:00.


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