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  • Spanish supermarket chain introduces low emission home delivery

    Monday, September 2, 2019 - 09:13
    Urban freight/city logistics

    A Spanish supermarket chain, Alcampo, has teamed up with a local startup company, Revoolt, to offer its customers a low emission home delivery service in the northern Spanish city of Logroño. ...

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  • The world’s first dynamic ‘bridge’ made of autonomous boats

    Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 13:54
    Autonomous and connected vehicles, Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, Collective passenger transport

    Could a fleet of autonomous boats bridge the waterway between Marineterrein Amsterdam and the Amsterdam City Center? Researchers at MIT, in collaboration with the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced...

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  • Tampere plants the seeds of a smarter future

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 14:41
    Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, Public and stakeholder involvement

    On March 2019, the City of Tampere organised two open events. Addressing issues related to energy and mobility, they first gave an open seminar on e-car charging points and smart district heating...

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  • Apply now to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 13:00
    Policy and research, Public and stakeholder involvement, Quality, audits and benchmarking, Other

    Elected politicians from member cities of the CIVITAS Forum Network are invited to apply to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee (PAC). Five spaces are available for new members to join...

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  • Cycling is now an integral component of Dutch Climate Policy

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 09:45
    Walking and cycling

    In order to address the increasing threat from climate change, the Dutch government has presented its Climate Agreement, which includes cycling as an integral element.

    Temperatures in the...

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  • Zhytomyr is the first Ukrainian city to adopt a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 09:37
    Urban mobility planning

    Forward-looking, integrated mobility planning is a key tool to address urban challenges and ensure a more sustainable urban future in a strategic and meaningful way. On 20 June 2019, the city of...

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  • Lisbon creates “Alliance of Innovators” to find bold mobility solutions

    Friday, August 23, 2019 - 09:50
    Urban mobility planning

    The European Commission will finance the municipality of Lisbon, providing €4.5 million for the development of a digital data sharing system that will make it possible for the information left by...

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  • EU Transport Research & Innovation status assessment report published

    Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:26
    Autonomous and connected vehicles, Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, Collective passenger transport, Intermodality, Mobility management, Monitoring and evaluation, Policy and research, Safety and urban mobility, Shared mobility, Traffic and demand management, Transport for people with reduced mobility, Urban freight/city logistics, Urban mobility planning, Walking and cycling

    The Transport and Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) have published their latest status report on Transport Research and Innovation in the EU. ...

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  • New video case study on Parking Management in Krakow available!

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 14:58
    Urban mobility planning

    Take a look at the latest video case study of the Civitas Park4SUMP project highlighting the efforts of Krakow to turn its transport system from a car-oriented one towards sustainable urban...

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  • Vienna introduces more 'encounter zones' to improve public space

    Monday, August 19, 2019 - 09:19
    Traffic and demand management

    Vienna is seeing the introduction of more encounter zones – ‘Begegnungszonen' in German – in order to improve the quality of public space in the city. 

    The proliferation of encounter zones...

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