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Besides public transport such as rail, metro, tram and bus networks, collective passenger transport also covers car-sharing, car-pooling and flexible mobility services such as train-taxi schemes and demand-responsive transport in areas of low demand.

Improvements to public transport services may address public transport vehicles and related infrastructure, as well as management techniques.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

A report from the CIVITAS SUMPS-Up project provides city planners with the step-by-step know-how necessary to develop SUMP action plans. Furthermore, it takes into account different levels of SUMP development experience and SUMP maturity among cities.

The report contains guidance in terms of what to include in an action plan, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

In addition, it breaks down the process of developing an action plan into a six-step process, with the final stage of this an implementation plan.

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By Go Mobility 2018 / Updated: 08 Jan 2020

Go Mobility 2020

Go Mobility is the new mobility exhibition of southern Europe, fostered by the Regional Council of Gipuzkoa and the Basque Government.

The event is integrated with the strategy for the development of electromobility that the institutions are fostering, spearheaded by MUBIL – Gipuzkoa Electromobility Center.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 17 Dec 2019

Join a CIVITAS study visits on sustainable mobility in 2020!

Mobility practitioners in towns and cities are invited to join a series of sustainable mobility study visits organised by the CIVITAS Initiative in 2020.

These will take place in Madrid (Spain), Szeged (Hungary), Vinnytsia (Ukraine), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Utrecht (the Netherlands). As hosts of sustainable urban mobility study visits in 2020, these cities are offering participants the chance to discover their latest mobility innovations and the projects they are implementing to create clean, green and liveable urban environments.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 17 Dec 2019

New SUMPs-Up fact sheets reveal SUMP good practices

A series of fact sheets chronicling good practice examples of measures, instruments and planning procedures related to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) are now available to read.

The fact sheets give details of projects that have taken place in the seven partner cities of the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project. Partner cities are Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain), Malmö (Sweden), Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Turin (Italy).

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Dec 2019

Urban Transport 2020

The continuing requirement for better urban transport systems and the need for a healthier environment has added to the increasing success of this annual meeting which attracts international delegates from many different countries. Innovative systems, new approaches and original ideas need to be thoroughly tested and critically evaluated before they can be implemented in practice, which highlights the importance of the meeting. Moreover, there is a growing need for integration with telecommunications systems and IT applications in order to improve safety, security and efficiency.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Dec 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Dec 2019
By Lilian Krischer / Updated: 03 Dec 2019
By Antal Gertheis / Updated: 28 Nov 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 09 Jan 2020

Rivas Vaciamadrid: using a SUMP to enhance environmental and social wellbeing

In 2010, Rivas Vaciamadrid implemented its first SUMP and three years later, Rivas Vaciamadrid received the SUMP Award, recognising the city’s ambitious goals to enhance sustainability mobility. Rivas Vaciamadrid’s SUMP covers five key thematic areas: pedestrians; bicycles; public transport; private vehicles (and parking) and stakeholder involvement.
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