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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 rswa178 / Updated: 06 Aug 2019

The Story of Turin's Transformative SUMP

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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

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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

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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.

By SSPCR / Updated: 24 Jul 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 17 Jul 2019

Give your views on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

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The European Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion, shaping research and development in the coming years. There is an online public consultation until 08 September 2019 to allow stakeholders to provide their views about the most pressing challenges and important impacts to focus on.
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 10 Jul 2019

Transport research and innovation to help shape the urban mobility ecosystem of tomorrow

This Urban Mobility Workshop, organised by the Urban Mobility Working Group of ERTRAC, the European Road Transport Research and Advisory Council, will discuss the following questions:

By Youris.com / Updated: 05 Jul 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 16 Jul 2019

Venice City Solutions 2019

The 2nd edition of the "Venice City Solutions Series" will be held from 24 to 25 October 2019. It is an annual meeting, bringing together different issues which are key to implementing SDGs at the local level, with a specific focus on the role of local governments as key stakeholders involved in Agenda 2030.

The 2018 edition will welcome more than 140 participants from 36 countries to Venice, to discuss the need to finance the SDGs at the local level.

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 Ella Andrew / Updated: 11 Jun 2019

Digital Transport Days 2019

Digital Transport Days 2019 will be held in Helsinki this year, organised by European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, in cooperation with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The conference will offer a European viewpoint on digital solutions for transport and mobility. The conference will explore the latest developments in the field, to help define and implement enabling policies, as well as developing customer-oriented services.