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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 Eltis Team / Updated: 11 Aug 2015

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.

By News Editor / Updated: 25 Aug 2015

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.

By Pavlina Dravecka / Updated: 24 Aug 2015
By Christine Klaßen / Updated: 29 Jun 2015

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.

By News Editor / Updated: 08 Jun 2015

Reducing congestion with Warsaw's Park-and-ride system (Poland)

The City of Warsaw is becoming more and more congested. Instead of getting quickly from A to B, citizens and visitors to Warsaw are forced to battle against traffic jams – delaying considerably the time it takes to get to school or work.

Commuters are increasingly looking for solutions aimed at saving time, fuel and money. One of these, provided by the local authority, is the introduction of the Warsaw Park-and-ride (P&R) system.

By Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 05 Jun 2015

NweRIDE European Ride-Sharing Seminar

All over Europe, dynamic ride-sharing systems are being developed. Unfortunately there is no exchange of information between them.

But what if a tool existed that could match rides from different European ridesharing systems? Even more: what if this tool also included a link with public transport or even with company agendas?

The good news is that this tool does exist!

Learn all about this new way of travelling at the NweRIDE European Ridesharing Seminar.

By News Editor / Updated: 17 May 2016

Finland's innovative drive towards a single multi-modal transport service package

Finland is developing the world's first door-to-door mobility service. The concept is based on several approaches, one of which allows people to buy packages, similar to mobile phone bundles, which give them different transport options to get from A to B.

Eltis examines this pioneering approach to mobility and what the potential benefits are for citizens, the environment and businesses.

By Margit Braun / Updated: 05 May 2015
By François Gigot / Updated: 23 Apr 2015

Île de France study visit

The European Club of Intermodal Regions and Cities, managed by INTERMODES, and STIF (the Île de France regional transport organising authority) is hosting a study visit for participants to experience the transport network of the Île de France region.

STIF CEO Sophie Mourgard will also present on the region's public transport system the afternoon before the study visit, which is organised in conjunction with INTERMODES 2015

By François Gigot / Updated: 23 Apr 2015


In 2015, France is committed to the energy transition for a green growth and welcomes the Conference on Climate.

Taking place during this event will be the INTERMODES seventh annual congress in Paris, which expects to welcome 300 delegates from the 28 EU countries, and beyond.

On the topic of augmented intermodality, or how European communities pool their resources at the service of their citizens' mobility, the congress will bring together the testimonies of territories that are focusing on intermodality to encourage a modal shift.