Monitoring and evaluation

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Urban mobility measures should be monitored and evaluated to understand how they work and perform. This helps cities identify problems and areas for improvement, and record elements that have been a success.

A good monitoring and evaluation system will inform project reports and provide useful data to stakeholders on the urban mobility situation in their city.

By rswa178 / Updated: 02 Apr 2020

SUMPs-UP Mobility Practitioners Webinar: Second Edition of the SUMP Guidelines

The fifth SUMPs-Up webinar for mobility practitioners introduces a landmark new document: the second edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines.

Launched in October 2019, they contain a fully updated SUMP cycle, more details on the measure planning, financing and implementation aspects, and over 60 new good practice examples from cities all around Europe. They are presented by Lasse Brand, Rupprecht Consult, one of the main authors of the Guidelines.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 27 Mar 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 26 Mar 2020

SUITS Webinar: Data management and exploitation for sustainable urban mobility

The SUITS webinar "on data management and exploitation for sustainable urban mobility", will advocate crowdsourcing as a sustainable and low-cost method to acquire mobility data and it will present a data modeling approach to minimise traffic delays. The webinar will also discuss approaches to effectively handle the potential for "big data" that may result from the proposed data collection methodologies.

The webinar will take place on 05 May 2020, at 2pm (CET).   

By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 23 Mar 2020

Smart city index 2020, Trento ranks first among Italian cities

The fifth edition of the "Smart City Index 2020" of EY identifies Trento as the most sustainable city in Italy for transport, energy and environment, followed by Turin, Bologna and Mantua.

While in previous editions the keyword for the various indicators was “intelligence”,  which is understood to be the ability to innovate, in 2020 the index focuses on urban sustainability. In other words, it considers smart city infrastructures in the various components of transport, energy and environment such as water, greenery and waste.

By Patrick Troy / Updated: 26 Mar 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 17 Feb 2020
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By rswa178 / Updated: 02 Apr 2020

SUMP Good Practice Fact Sheets

A series of fact sheets chronicle the good practice examples of SUMP measures, instruments and planning procedures in the seven partner cities of CIVITAS SUMPs-Up.

They cover activities that have taken place in Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain), Malmö (Sweden), Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Turin (Italy) since SUMPs-Up began in September 2016.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 09 Jan 2020

Urban traffic measurements - city residents can now monitor traffic in their area

For urban mobility planners and policymakers to influence changes in mobility patterns, they need to have a detailed knowledge of the existing situation. Traditionally, gathering information about mobility patterns and in particular, vehicular traffic has required costly traffic surveys which rarely distinguish between vehicle type – and only present a short snapshot of the situation.  

By rswa178 / Updated: 17 Dec 2019

Join a CIVITAS study visits on sustainable mobility in 2020!

Mobility practitioners in towns and cities are invited to join a series of sustainable mobility study visits organised by the CIVITAS Initiative in 2020.

These will take place in Madrid (Spain), Szeged (Hungary), Vinnytsia (Ukraine), Bratislava (Slovakia) and Utrecht (the Netherlands). As hosts of sustainable urban mobility study visits in 2020, these cities are offering participants the chance to discover their latest mobility innovations and the projects they are implementing to create clean, green and liveable urban environments.