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The COVID-19 pandemic presents a serious threat to public health and as a result, lockdowns and other coordinated restrictive measures have become necessary in order to save lives. Mobility is at the heart of many of these measures as essential workers must be able to continue to access their place of work, whilst others have been asked - or required - to stay at home to prevent the spread of the virus. 

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 26 Oct 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 26 Oct 2020
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 19 Oct 2020

Krakow sees a cycling boom during COVID-19

Many cities around Europe have seen an increase in cycling during the COVID-19 crisis, and the Polish city of Kraków is no exception. 

In the first three weeks of September 2020, there was an increase in cycling of 26% in the city compared to the same period in 2019. Kraków has 13 measuring points for cycling traffic in the city, data from which has been used to calculate the city-wide increase. However, on some routes the increase has been substantially more, including 59% at the measuring point on Tynieckiego Street in the city.

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By Yoann Le Petit / Updated: 07 Oct 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Resilience Award Nominees - 2020

Watch this video clip to see the inspiring urban mobility measures implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Porto and Rome.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Finalist - Larissa, Greece

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Finalist - Aachen, Germany

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Winner - Funchal, Portugal

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action. The winner of the CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 is Funchal, in Portugal.

Funchal has been involved in CIVITAS since 2008, with active participation in CIVITAS projects, PAC and other activities of the CIVITAS community. The city has also demonstrated;

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Resilience Award Finalist - Porto, Portugal

The “CIVITAS Resilience” award aimed to recognise cities that have introduced (ad-hoc) bold and transformational measures due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, combined with a clear vision regarding the resilience and long-term sustainability of the adopted approach.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Resilience Award Winner - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

The “CIVITAS Resilience” award aimed to recognise cities that have introduced (ad-hoc) bold and transformational measures due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, combined with a clear vision regarding the resilience and long-term sustainability of the adopted approach.

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