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By Hannah Abson / Updated: 22 Sep 2023

Urban mobility in Kharkiv during the war

Before the full-scale invasion, urban mobility meant one thing for Kharkiv and any other City in the world: an environmentally friendly and developed transport infrastructure, the ability to get from one point of the City to another quickly and efficiently. Starting from 24.02.2022 and for a certain period afterwards, urban mobility in Kharkiv stopped performing its usual functions. Below, we describe the functioning of Kharkiv's transport and the role of urban mobility during the war.

By Hannah Abson / Updated: 22 Sep 2023

Initiatives across Europe for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2023

Around 3,000 towns and cities from approximately 50 countries around the world have been celebrating EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK this week, between 16 - 22 September. During this period thousands of activities have been held promoting walking, cycling, public transport and eco-friendly transport options. The pinnacle of this celebration was World Car-Free Day, traditionally celebrated on 22 September. On this day many urban areas were temporarily closed to motorised traffic, allowing pedestrians and cyclists to make use of this public space.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 20 Sep 2023

Dublin has launched an augmented-reality map to enable anyone to explore the city

The Irish capital, Dublin, has added virtual city visits to its tourism portfolio. An interactive map has been created that employs an augmented-reality environment that enables anyone to pay a virtual visit to Dublin using their mobile device.
By Anna Westervelt / Updated: 24 Aug 2023
By Anna Westervelt / Updated: 24 Aug 2023
By Anna Westervelt / Updated: 10 Aug 2023
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 19 Jun 2023

Mobility decision makers discuss the future of urban mobility

Local leaders from cities and regions across Europe joined leaders from the industry, NGOs, operators, new mobility providers, think tanks and international policymakers for a frank, honest and collaborative exchange on sustainable urban mobility and the multiple challenges to be tackled.
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 21 Jun 2023
By Jane Tewson / Updated: 20 Jun 2023


In the three decades since the Rio Summit and the launch of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Conference of the Parties to the Convention (COP) has convened member countries annually to determine, identify and assess climate measures. The 21st session of the COP (COP21) led to the Paris Agreement, which mobilised countries into collective action to limit global temperature increasing beyond 1.5C above pre-industrial levels by 2100, and act to adapt to the already existing effects of climate change.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 15 May 2023