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Intermodal transport refers to the use of at least two different modes of transport during one door-to-door journey. The level of integration in terms of ownership, operation or usability is an important aspect of intermodality. Improving intermodal transport requires the development of seamless integrated transport chains.

By Hyatt / Updated: 03 Aug 2016

Do you work in the field of sustainable mobility? Please share your experience!


I have created a survey intended for individuals and organizations, who are concerned with Sustainable Mobility and Urban Development. The survey seeks to gain key insights into which factors best support change (modal shift) in cities, by better understanding the priorities, strategies and experiences of all who are concerned with this topic.

By Simone Bosetti / Updated: 09 Jun 2016

CIVITAS study tour and thematic workshop

The municipalities of Parma and Reggio Emilia took part in a number of CIVITAS thematic co-operation activities and are also active members of the Political Advisory Committee (PAC).

Reggio Emilia coordinated also ENTER-HUB, an URBACT project that promoted the role of railway hubs/multimodal interfaces of regional relevance in medium cities as engines for integrated urban development and economic, social and cultural regeneration.

By Gabor Heves / Updated: 06 Jun 2016

Online course on AMC: a direct marketing tool to increase rural public transport use

The Smart Move project promotes the use of public transport in rural areas through the active mobility consultancy (AMC) concept. The central objective of the project is to promote the use of existing public transport services via a personalised travel marketing approach.

The SmartMove project has developed a free, easy-to-use online course that offers insights into the SmartMove approach. It provides background information and presents the first-hand experiences of SmartMove project partners.

By News Editor / Updated: 12 Apr 2016
By Gabor Heves / Updated: 10 Mar 2016
By François Gigot / Updated: 29 Mar 2016
By Simone Bosetti / Updated: 12 Feb 2016

Study tour: Attractive nodes and e-buses

Umeå Central is the newly rebuilt urban railway station of the city of Umeå in Sweden.

It is an example of how planning, architecture and art can be combined together to create a functional urban interchange node that is also a new attractive and safe public space.

The city has also begun to substitute its conventional bus fleet with a fully electric one, testing and implementing an innovative, reliable ultra-fast charging technology for operating its bus system.

By News Editor / Updated: 05 Sep 2016

Creating a comfortable intermodal transport hub in Clermont-Ferrand (France)

With about 3.5 m travellers passing through the railway station in Clermont-Ferrand in central France, it is undoubtedly the city’s most important transport hub. The city decided, however, that the improvement of its connections with other forms of transport was essential.

By Pavlina Dravecka / Updated: 23 Dec 2015
By Merle / Updated: 08 Mar 2016

Bristol, Europe’s Green Capital in 2015, unveils city toolkit


In 2015, the city of Bristol has been Europe’s Green Capital. This was also an outcome of 40 years of environmental efforts with great progress in many areas. Now, Bristol is willing to help other cities around the world to “go green” by sharing its experience and knowledge about sustainability at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21). The city is doing this through a free online toolkit called The Bristol Method ( which documents everything Bristol has learnt from its year as European Green Capital so other cities can benefit.