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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 23 Mar 2020

Two European capitals cut pedestrian and cyclist deaths to zero after traffic changes

Helsinki and Oslo recorded zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths last year, a milestone that was achieved following changes to traffic infrastructure. Norway achieved zero child road deaths for the first time, based on ages 0-15 years.

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By A e Roberts / Updated: 19 Mar 2020

New Mobility Hub Guidance published

There is still significant political and social resistance to losing the space which is currently allocated to private cars. One strategy to overcome such reluctance can be to provide enhancements to public space which offers immediate public gains.

Mobility hubs are a new tool for the streetscape to do this. They not only help to provide convenient and connected access to a range of sustainable modes of transport alongside public transport, walking and cycling but can also reprogramme space away from private car parking and towards the good of the local community.

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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 13 Mar 2020

Special report 06/2020: Sustainable Urban Mobility in the EU: No substantial improvement is possible without Member States’ commitment

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has just released their special report, ‘Sustainable urban mobility in the EU: No substantial improvement is possible without Member States’ commitment’. The auditors examined whether EU support had helped the development of more sustainable urban mobility options and if cities had progressed since the European Commission’s 2013 Urban Mobility Package.

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By lbrunner / Updated: 17 Mar 2020
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 13 Mar 2020

Market Consultation on Technology and Services for Future Options for Urban Vehicle Access Regulations

ReVeAL is a Civitas project that has requested feedback from any cities, technology and/or service suppliers or developers that could assist and enhance the implementation of urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs) today, or in the future.
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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 12 Mar 2020
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 26 Mar 2020
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 06 Mar 2020

European Commission launches the Intelligent Cities Challenge

The European Commission has just announced a €7 million action to help promote green, climate-neutral, sustainable growth in 100 smaller EU cities. The 100 Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) is part of many EU projects that will contribute to the European Green Deal, an economy fit for the digital age and for the people.
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By Pier Paolo Pentucci / Updated: 26 Mar 2020

Cross Border Transport and Mobility in the EU; Interreg Crossmoby project

The path towards a barrier-free single European market requires particular attention to be paid to cross-border transport.The aim of the workshop is to provide a systematic analysis of what has already been done and what are the next priorities.
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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 26 Feb 2020