This month, we highlight the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK, SUMP and Road Safety Awards; findings from the EU Road Safety Results Conference; and the relaunch of the European Road Safety Charter.
A poll has shown that public opinion in the EU strongly supports more ambitious national climate targets. Two thirds of respondents wanted their country’s climate targets to be increased, while 84% supported increased climate efforts in the transport sector.
A report that analyses the role of so-called 'living labs' has been published. It included an inventory of urban mobility living labs in the Pan-European region and was undertaken by LuxMobility and Breda University of Applied Sciences. It was funded by the EIT Urban Mobility.
On 21 April 2021 co-legislators reached a provisional agreement on the European Climate Law, enshrining the EU's commitment to achieving at least a 55% reduction in net greenhouse gas emissions, and climate neutrality by 2050.
The University of Ljubljana have run a study about the best economic and technical solutions for the electrification of a bus line in Maribor to achieve sustainability goals and improve air quality in the city.
The European Commission announced on 19 April 2021 the winners of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Awards 2020, the 9th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award) and the EU Urban Road Safety Award.