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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: 15 Jul 2021

'Fit for 55': European Commission proposes transformation of EU economy and society to meet climate ambitions

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels.
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 05 Jul 2021
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 21 Jun 2021
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 18 Jun 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 15 Jun 2021

Findings from the Eurocities Mobility Forum meeting: Climate neutrality is mission possible

The message from the first day of the Eurocities Mobility Forum was climate neutrality is mission possible, where mobility experts and transport planners came together to discuss the solutions, challenges, and visions for mobility in the years to come.
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 14 Jun 2021
By rswa178 / Updated: 05 Jul 2021
By Mariliza Merti / Updated: 02 Jun 2021
By hubert / Updated: 13 May 2021
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 11 May 2021

Public supports increased 2030 climate targets and more action on transport

A poll has shown that public opinion in the EU strongly supports more ambitious national climate targets. Two thirds of respondents wanted their country’s climate targets to be increased, while 84% supported increased climate efforts in the transport sector.