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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 Daan Kuiper / Updated: 05 Sep 2016

Providing open-source multi-modal travel information in Milan (Italy)

The availability of high-quality real-time and properly processed data is essential for an electronic multi-modal transport planner, which can help travellers make better decisions regarding the choice of their transport.

After 36 months of research, development and large-scale trials, the EU co-funded SUPERHUB project unveiled an open-source platform for PC and mobile applications, able to plan customised urban routes, combining real-time data from the public and private sector. The city of Milan (Italy) was one of three pilot cities where the technology was tested.

By Cosimo Chiffi / Updated: 11 Dec 2015
By News Editor / Updated: 26 Nov 2015

Free webinars on sustainable urban mobility

The SOLUTIONS project is launching a series of free webinars that will help urban mobility professionals gain knowledge on how to make transport in cities more sustainable.

The webinars will run for one month between November and December and range from topics such as the transportation of goods to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).

By Gabor Heves / Updated: 09 Sep 2015
By François Gigot / Updated: 04 Sep 2015
By News Editor / Updated: 01 Mar 2016

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Interchanges play a key role in the integration of the urban mobility system and in enabling good intermodal solutions. Their efficiency and sustainability is therefore essential to achieve sustainable transport objectives in Europe.