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By SSPCR / Updated: 23 Jul 2019
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 14 Jun 2019

City centres can be designated as no-fly zones under new EU rules for operating drones

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On 24 May 2019, the European Commission adopted EU rules on operating drones.  Among a list of measures, Member States will be able to establish "no-fly zones" over city centres and other areas, such as airports. The new rules also address registration of operators and identification of drones and are designed to ensure drone traffic across Europe is safe and secure for people on the ground and in the air.

By Ash Oyofo / Updated: 10 Jul 2019

Draft Revised SUMP Guidelines - feedback survey now closed

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The online feedback survey for the draft second edition of the European SUMP Guidelines is now closed. The draft Guidelines are still available to download but are now undergoing final review following feedback from stakeholders and practitioners.
By Dagmar Roeller / Updated: 14 Jun 2019

Policy & Project Manager

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Polis is looking for an experienced policy & project manager who will be employed on a full-time long-term contract. The policy and project manager will coordinate Polis’ policy and advocacy activities and will manage European-funded projects in the field of sustainable urban mobility and transport innovation. Apply until 17 June.

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By Youris.com / Updated: 28 Mar 2019

Smart city: enthusiasm but caution on new 5G technology

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5G networks no doubt have the technological specs necessary to power smart cities, but without careful design and planning the complexity of integrating everything from traffic to health care could prove overwhelming

Long-touted advances of smart cities may finally become reality with the increases to wireless network speeds and bandwidths promised by the switch to 5G. Seamless integration of our homes, cities and utilities can change the way we interact with everything from grocery stores to doctors.

By EUSPM / Updated: 12 Mar 2019
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 06 Mar 2019

Eltis is 20

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Eltis recently celebrated 20-years as the repository of information, knowledge exchange and sharing of practical experiences in the field of sustainable urban mobility in Europe!

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 06 Feb 2019

Could your photo be the front cover of the updated SUMP Guidelines?

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CIVITAS SUMPs-UP has launched a new photo competition. Ideally, they are looking for images that depict dynamic scenes of different transport modes mixing together in urban environments – the greener, safer and more sustainable the better!

The winning photo will feature as the front cover of the new EU SUMP guidelines - one of the EU’s key mobility planning documents.

Entries should be sent to contact@sumps-up.eu by 6 March 2019, 18.00 CET (Central European Time).

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 14 Jan 2019

Traineeship

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Trainees work all over the European Commission/Services/Agencies mostly in Brussels, but also in Luxembourg and across the European Union. The content of the job depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy etc. 

There are two training periods per year:

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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 28 Nov 2018

ITF releases 'Safer City Streets: Global Benchmarking for Urban Road Safety'

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Safer City Streets, the worldwide traffic safety network for liveable cities recently published its first global benchmark of urban road safety. The data, collected from 31 cities in 20 countries reveals striking differences in road safety performance between cities.