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The process of developing policy generally involves research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information to produce recommendations. Guidelines can help cities develop and assess their transport policies to address existing and new policy objectives. Research organisations and institutions provide valuable data and analysis to underpin policy recommendations and decisions.


By Conall Martin / Updated: 07 Oct 2021
By dana.agrotti / Updated: 07 Oct 2021

Urban Transports Community publishes a Policy Brief on promoting soft mobility in the Mediterranean

In June 2021, the Urban Transport Committee (UTC) published its first policy brief on promoting soft mobility in the Mediterranean. The Committee, which promotes sustainable urban mobility planning in the Euro-Mediterranean region, is an initiative of Interreg MED co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, which brings together seven local cooperation projects and some 120 organisations active in twelve Euro-Mediterranean coastal areas.

By Conall Martin / Updated: 06 Oct 2021
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 04 Oct 2021

European Public Health Alliance: Urban Mobility has to change – substantively and fast

EPHA, European city networks and sustainable transport associations call for a more effective use of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) to drive the transition of urban mobility to public transport and active mobility.
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 04 Oct 2021
By dana.agrotti / Updated: 04 Oct 2021
By dana.agrotti / Updated: 04 Oct 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 15 Sep 2021
By Elena Tavlaki / Updated: 10 Sep 2021
By dana.agrotti / Updated: 06 Sep 2021