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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 17 Sep 2019

Launch of EU Urban Mobility Package Consultation

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In 2013, the European Commission put forward the Urban Mobility Package which supports the mission of enhancing urban mobility while reducing congestion, accidents and pollution. To achieve these goals, proposals for relevant action at local, Member State and EU level were outlined.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 16 Sep 2019

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2019: promoting walking and cycling for better towns and cities

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Today, 16 September 2019 sees the start of the 18th edition of EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK, the European Commission’s flagship campaign promoting clean and sustainable urban transport. Almost 3,000 towns and cities from around 50 countries will join with their activities promoting safe walking and cycling with the call to action “Walk with us!”.
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 12 Sep 2019

Electric mobility and infrastructure

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Electric mobility is clearly on the rise. In the second week of September, 2019, vehicle manufacturers presented their latest electric vehicle models at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Prices for the vehicles start below €30,000.  However, new affordable vehicles are only one side of the coin. The other side is ensuring a complete and interoperable network of recharging infrastructure.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

Apply now to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee

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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 this small group of leading and highly motivated politicians whose cities are leading the way in advancing sustainable mobility in Europe.

By BAXCOamc / Updated: 01 Aug 2019

The five As for digital transport inclusivity

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There are 5 main inclusivity requirements to be fulfilled by transport systems and Bax & Company have created a matrix summarising, for each requirement, how introducing digital technologies to the transport sector can provide more inclusive services for vulnerable users.

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By SSPCR / Updated: 31 Jul 2019
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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 17 Jul 2019

Give your views on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

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The European Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion, shaping research and development in the coming years. There is an online public consultation until 08 September 2019 to allow stakeholders to provide their views about the most pressing challenges and important impacts to focus on.
By gtavadze / Updated: 10 Jul 2019

First dedicated e-mobility shop opened in Tbilisi, Georgia

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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.

By Thomas Mourey / Updated: 10 Jul 2019