E-mobility company 1GE opened its first e-mobility shop in Tbilisi, Georgia. The company aim to highlight the importance of “green” energy to residents of Georgia and surrounding areas by promoting electromobility. Various events are planned with the aim of increasing awareness about e-mobility and its positive consequences for urban life, the 1GE team intend to organise gatherings at popular resting sites in Tbilisi (Lisi Lake, Turtle Lake etc.) where people will have the opportunity to ride on e-bikes and e-scooters and learn more about electromobility in general.
In June, the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) released a report on the Future of Cities, which considers how cities can address future mobility challenges. The report highlights the factors which are contributing to change in urban areas, brings attention to future challenges and sets out how cities can adopt solutions to develop cities of the future.
The European Commission has released guidance for cycling projects across the EU. The guidance aims to help practitioners in city authorities with responsibility for cycling and sustainable transport, as well as providing engaging content for other relevant stakeholders involved in cycling policy and infrastructure development.
A major challenge in the automotive industry is to produce a single, integrated drivetrain to work on different classes of hybrid and electric cars and thus meet the growing trend for greater sustainability.
The H2020 financed SUMP project PROSPERITY that supports local and national governments to improve the quality and take-up of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans is in its final months.