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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. 

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 23 Dec 2020
By Kyrillos Spyrid... / Updated: 30 Nov 2020

SMARTA Final Conference

The SMARTA Project is hosting its final conference as a digital event on 10 and 11 December 2020. The conference will feature four sessions spread over two days and will be the perfect occasion for mobility practitioners to discuss and learn what works in rural mobility.
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 16 Dec 2020

Thessaloniki SUMP: a successful SUMP drafted in times of economic uncertainty, six years on.

Situated in the heart of the Thermaic Gulf, Thessaloniki is home to a population of over one million people and is surrounded by 14 municipalities.

In 2014, during a period of economic uncertainty, Thessaloniki implemented its metropolitan Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). Six years on, the Transport Authority is trying to view the pandemic as an opportunity to encourage the use of sustainable transport.

By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 26 Nov 2020
By Antal Gertheis / Updated: 25 Nov 2020
By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 26 Nov 2020
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 18 Nov 2020

Let’s make cycling the European way! EU leaders discuss needs and funding opportunities

European Commission Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, who is leading the European Commission’s Green Deal activities, has highlighted the importance of cycling to deliver the ambitious targets of the EU Green Deal during a round table discussion with selected mayors and transport ministers held on 30 October 2020.

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 18 Nov 2020
By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 10 Nov 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 29 Oct 2020