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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.

 

 
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By TASN / Updated: 17 Oct 2019

Why is the difference in cycling between Copenhagen and Stockholm so substantial?

Why is there such a remarkable difference in the cycling levels between the two Scandinavian capital cities of Copenhagen and Stockholm? The two cities are generally considered to be culturally close but show clear differences with respect to cycling policies and infrastructure.

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By Chiara Benetti / Updated: 08 Oct 2019

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) 2020

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition is the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific and industrial know-how in the field of biomass. The EUBCE combines one of the largest science and technology conferences with a high-quality industry exhibition, attracting biomass professionals from around the globe.

The EUBCE is supported by European and international organisations such as;

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 08 Oct 2019

Capacity Building for Member States on the Effort Sharing Regulation

The European Commission, Directorate-General Climate Action, has commissioned a project led by Ricardo to strengthen Member States' capacity to implement and meet their objectives, under the Effort Sharing Legislation. A key part of this project is delivering workshops with the aim to share practical experiences between the Member States in the implementation of national policies to reduce GHG emissions in sectors that fall under the scope of the legislation. 

By Youris.com / Updated: 23 Sep 2019

“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Share Results in Brussels at EU Regions Week 2019

On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban, and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are hosting the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the European Week of Regions and Cit

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 14 Oct 2019

Launch of EU Urban Mobility Package Consultation

In 2013, the European Commission put forward the Urban Mobility Package which supports the mission of enhancing urban mobility while reducing congestion, accidents and pollution. To achieve these goals, proposals for relevant action at local, Member State and EU level were outlined.

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 16 Sep 2019

Bucharest plans to restrict most polluting cars in 2020

The Mayor of Bucharest, Gabriela Firea, has announced a project which plans to severely restrict access to central Bucharest for polluting cars. The project plans to introduce a tax on cars registered outside of Bucharest and Ilfov county when entering the capital.

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By rswa178 / Updated: 29 Aug 2019

Apply now to join the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee

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.

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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: 03 Sep 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019