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By jessdonnelly / Updated: 16 Feb 2021

Eltis newsletter - February 2021

This month, we highlight the importance of urban mobility in Europe's Beating Cancer Plan and share case study examples looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Urban Mobility.

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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 16 Feb 2021
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 26 Feb 2021
By ManesP / Updated: 21 Jan 2021

Norwegian shared mobility provider Bilkollektivet chooses MOQO - Environmentally friendly mobility concept with high growth potential

More and more people than ever before are signing up to Bilkollektivet , a cooperative founded 25 years ago in Oslo and the oldest car sharing provider in the country. Every month 400 to 500 new people register up for the ever-growing pool of vehicles. A cooperation between the Norwegians and the German mobility software specialist MOQO (www.moqo.de) now makes car sharing even easier, more transparent and more convenient for both the operators and the approximately 11,000 users it now boasts.
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By Healy / Updated: 21 Jan 2021

Report on 'Mobility as a Service (MaaS): A digital roadmap for public transport authorities'

A new CERRE Mobility Report explains that the use of new technology alone will not be enough to achieve the Commission’s decarbonisation and digitalisation goals and that adopting broad new regulations will be necessary.
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By Conall Martin / Updated: 14 Jan 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 12 Jan 2021

STF adopts report on recommendations for public authorities for electric recharging infrastructure

The Sustainable Transport Forum (STF) adopts report "Recommendations for public authorities for procuring, awarding concessions, licences and/or granting support for electric recharging infrastructure for passenger cars and vans".
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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 21 Dec 2020

CIVITAS DESTINATIONS supports electromobility

Tourism is important for economic growth, especially in the underperforming Mediterranean economies. In order to support sustainable transport in these areas, DESTINATIONS, a CIVITAS HORIZON 2020 living lab project, has developed and implemented sustainable mobility measures and actions in six European tourist sites.

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By Conall Martin / Updated: 10 Dec 2020

ECF releases 27 country guides to unlock cycling investment

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) has released 27 country-specific guides which aim to help local and regional authorities unlock investments in cycling through the EU Structural Funds.

The ECF is pushing for modal shift towards cycling, and this will require sustained investment. In particular, there is a need for safe and comfortable cycle routes in urban, peri-urban and rural areas throughout Europe.

There are currently two main sources of EU funding available to achieve this:

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 11 Dec 2020