Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award)

By Roberto Tomasi / Updated: 28 Mar 2023

The Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award) recognised local authorities that have developed an outstanding sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP) and contributed aspects in the framework of the annual theme of the European Mobility Week (EMW) project.

The SUMP award was handed out between 2012 and 2022 during an annual joint ceremony with the EMW Award in Spring each year.

Thematic focus of the SUMP Award

The award highlights a different aspect of mobility planning in each edition:

  • The 10th SUMP Award focused on Stay safe and healthy with sustainable mobility, promoting health and safety in urban transport planning. 
  • The 9th SUMP Award focused on zero-emission mobility for all, promoting emission-reduction strategies and the promotion of accessible and inclusive transport.
  • The 8th SUMP Award recognised outstanding work on encouraging walking & cycling as the preferred modes of mobility in urban areas.
  • The 7th SUMP Award will focused on multimodality, which has been declared theme of the year by the European Commission - DG MOVE.
  • The 6th SUMP Award focused on shared mobility in sustainable urban mobility planning.
  • The 5th SUMP Award acknowledged the integration of urban freight in transport planning. 
  • The 4th SUMP Award focused on providing multimodality and intermodality in sustainable urban mobility planning.
  • The 3rd SUMP Award recognised outstanding work regarding monitoring and evaluation of the SUMP
  • The 2nd SUMP Award edition looked at successful territorial and policy integration.
  • The 1st edition of the award opened in 2012 and recognised stakeholder and citizen participation in the SUMP process

SUMP Award winners

All award winners and finalists were:


10th SUMP Award:

9th SUMP Award: 

8th SUMP Award:

7th SUMP Award:

6th SUMP Award:

  • Winner: Turda (RO) (video)
  • Finalists: Greater Manchester (UK) (video), Milan (IT) (video)

5th SUMP Award:

  • Winner: Brussels (BE) (video)
  • Finalists: Budapest (HU) (video), Stockholm (SE) (video)

    4th SUMP Award:

    3rd SUMP Award:

    2nd SUMP Award:

    1st SUMP Award:

                    Member status: 
                    Past member
                    Contract period: 
                    January, 2018 to December, 2022
                    Brussels, Belgium
                    POLIS Network
                    CIVITAS MOMENTUM, CIVITAS Park4SUMP, European Mobility Week
                    Policy & Communication Officer