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.
Metro escalator in Brussels
Tram, cars and city bike in Brussels
Bicycle rack on Funchal bus II
Bicycle rack on Funchal bus
Integrating cycling into the public transport system in Brno (Czech Republic)
The South Moravian region in the Czech Republic is leading a project that allows commuters to travel with their bikes along the public transport network.
The project is being developed since 2012 by the South Moravian county and KORDIS, the organisation in charge of integrating public transport systems in the region, in alliance with national railways and bus operators.
Improving Turku’s bus network through an innovative ITS (Finland)
Turku wants to realise its vision as a city of walking, cycling and public transport. It has set ambitious targets, including the significant reduction of emissions, and has a broad mix of activities planned to meet them.
In late 2013 Turku began collaborating with a global firm that develops intelligent transportation systems (ITS) to fit public transport vehicles with innovative on-board computers and ticketing systems.
European Mobility Week
Clean Air For European Cities
Air pollution has become the biggest environmental health risk with over 7 million deaths globally and 400 000 in Europe attributed to air pollution.
The external health-related costs in Europe are in the range of € 330- 940 billion per year. Despite the existing legislative framework and the citizens’ right to clean air in Europe, continuing violations of air pollution limits remain a problem and threaten health, the environment and the climate.