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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

High-Level Conference "Towards a more inclusive and diverse transport sector"

European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc is inviting transport stakeholders and governments' transport representatives to the High-Level Conference "Towards a more inclusive and diverse transport sector". The aim of the conference is to promote diversity and to raise awareness of its importance.
By rswa178 / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

Apply now to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee

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Elected politicians from member cities of the CIVITAS Forum Network are invited to apply to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee (PAC). Five spaces are available for new members to join this small group of leading and highly motivated politicians whose cities are leading the way in advancing sustainable mobility in Europe.

By BAXCOamc / Updated: 01 Aug 2019

The ALLIANCE final event: Future of Automotive Lightweighting Day

On 19 September, ALLIANCE (Affordable Lightweight Automobiles Alliance) will host their final event, the Future of Automotive Lightweighting Day, following the Aachen Body Engineering Days. The event will include the final results of over 3 years of automotive lightweighting research on materials, process technologies and support tools, the impact these are expected to generate on the environment, and on cost – for the driver, and OEMs.

By SSPCR / Updated: 31 Jul 2019
By SSPCR / Updated: 24 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