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Mobility management refers to the promotion of sustainable transport. At the core of mobility management are 'soft' awareness-raising measures like information, communication and marketing campaigns. Mobility management measures do not necessarily require large financial investments and may provide cities with good value for money.

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 13 Sep 2019

Nordic Smart Cities

City leaders need new ways of thinking about planning, designing and building our cities - putting the citizen and liveability at the heart of all future projects, developments, and transformations. Every city or municipality is different, with different challenges and a different culture - for cities to become really smart they must embrace their unique context. 

By gregorysmith / Updated: 10 Sep 2019

Case study on effect of the machine learning on congestion handling, Debrecen, Hungary

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This case study, produced by the Engineering Faculty, Mechatronical Department at Debrecen University shows the results of the KnK Venturi Traffic Optimisation Machine Learning (ML) System on a given traffic problem. The solution provided by machine learning demonstrates the problem-solving capabilities of new technologies.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 05 Sep 2019

OPTIMIX – The Mobility Facilitator in Strasbourg

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Strasbourg  is  promoting  the  implementation  of  company  travel  plans  as  part  of  the  policies  defined  in  its  Urban  Mobility  Plan. There is a free, online initiative for employers within the Strasbourg Eurometropolis which has been designed specifically to help them implement their mobility plans. The online platform, known as Optimix launched in 2015 and has since been implemented by over 40 companies.  

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 02 Sep 2019

Cities Forum

The Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policies (DG REGIO) welcomes policymakers, urban practitioners, experts, researchers, sustainable cities promoters and all those interested in urban matters, to save the date for the fourth edition of the Cities Forum, which will take place in Porto, at the Alfândega Congress Centre.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 27 Aug 2019

Maastricht Bereikbaar: integrated mobility management targeting employers and commuters

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Is it possible to enhance mobility and at the same time improve urban vitality and sustainability in a polycentric region — where many of the smaller centres are just outside the catchment area of the major public transport axes, and where many consider that the distances are too great to cycle?

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 03 Sep 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

The Smart City Summit and Urban Mobility Expo

The Smart City Summit and Urban Mobility Expo will bring together leading companies and delegates from across the UK along with global partners to present the most forward-thinking innovations that are transforming the way we live.

With the rollout of 5G, the Smart City of the future becomes a realistic vision. Stakeholders will come together over a packed two-day conference program to discuss the future of seamless connectivity, and how it will improve lives and cities.

Speakers include representatives from the following organisations:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

CIVITAS Study Visit – Cascais (Portugal)

In recent years, Cascais has developed its sustainable urban mobility programme "MobiCascais", which integrates local transport with regional transport and supports good practices implemented by the municipality. The city received the Global Mobi Award 2018 for a city with intelligent mobility.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

MOVE 2020

MOVE brings together disruptors and their technologies with stakeholders across all modes and disciplines, to create insights and promote collaboration. MOVE is multi-disciplinary, connecting start-ups with investors and corporate partners. In 2019, over 200 start-ups presented, pitched and found partners.

MOVE is where mobility is re-imagined. It aims to provide solutions to the following global mobility challenges:

By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 19 Aug 2019

Cycling in Leuven increases by 32% following its ban on through traffic

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A traffic circulation plan introduced in the Belgian city of Leuven in 2016 has led to an increase in cycling of 32% in just one year, partly thanks to a ban on through car traffic.

With its 100,000 inhabitants, Leuven is home to one of the region’s oldest and largest universities, counting more than 50,000 students. In 2016, the city introduced a new circulation plan, which prevented car traffic from driving through the city within its ring road.