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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 Angelo Meuleman / Updated: 23 Aug 2019

Shared Mobility Rocks

International Shared Mobility Symposium

Free of charge

Shared mobility on main stage! Because where does shared mobility come into its own better than on stage? The international event SHARED MOBILITY ROCKS immerses the audience in a full program of keynotes, panel discussions and jam sessions, glued together seamlessly with solid rock songs.

October 8th is 100% shared mobility. Because shared mobility becomes the sound of the coming years, and of the future, and is ready to pound the doors of our mobility.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 Aug 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

9th International Congress on Transportation Research - Transport 4.0: The Smart Evolution

The Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT/CERTH) and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) have organised the 9th International Congress on Transportation Research (ICTR ‘19), which will be held in Athens, Greece.

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

International Transport Forum (ITF) 2020 Summit

The International Transport Forum (ITF) is hosting its annual Summit in 2020 on the theme 'transport innovation for sustainable development'.

The Annual Summit of the ITF is the premier global transport policy event. Since 2008, the Summit has brought together ministers from around the world to share policy perspectives with CEOs, heads of international organisations, thought leaders from civil society and academia, and media.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2020

TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility.

TRA 2020 is themed 'Rethinking transport - towards clean and inclusive mobility' and brings together experts from around the world, to discuss innovations and the future of mobility and transport.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: COP25

The 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will take place in Santiago, Chile, with a pre-COP meeting taking place in Costa Rica.

This high-level conference will offer enhanced visibility to the work that is being carried out in the field of climate change. 

COP25 brings together thousands of stakeholders of varying backgrounds, including country representatives, companies, NGOs and academia. 

By rswa178 / Updated: 06 Aug 2019

The Story of Turin's Transformative SUMP


As the home of Fiat, Turin was long known as Italy's motor city. However, it is now making its mobility name in a different way and its SUMP sits at the heart of this transformation.

This video tells the story of its impact and what the future holds for Italy's third-largest city. Turin is a partner city in the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

Key publications for practitioners working on SUMPs available in new languages


Four publications from CIVITAS SUMPs-Up are now available in French, Hungarian and Spanish. Three manuals on SUMP measure selection and a report giving guidance on developing a SUMP action plan are those that have been translated.

By rswa178 / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

Action Plan for Sustainable Mobility in Madeira approved


An Action Plan for Sustainable Mobility in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (PAMUS RAM) was approved at the end of June.

The plan is vital to efforts to transition towards clean, inclusive and safe transport in the Portuguese region.

It provides the Regional Government with an instrument that links the short-, medium- and long-term action strategy for the development of infrastructure and transport of the RAM, improving accessibility throughout its territory and providing more sustainable mobility and transport to residents and visitors.