Public and stakeholder involvement

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Effective policies and measures require the involvement and ownership of stakeholders, including the wider public. A strategy that includes the public and stakeholders can help cities undertake effective reviews and host discussions that can strengthen urban mobility plans and enable greater chances of success.

 
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By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Local decision makers: join the CIVITAS Politicians' Forum to exchange on urban mobility with peers

Politicians from CIVITAS Forum Network member cities are invited to attend this year's Politicians' Forum being held at the CIVITAS Forum in Umeå.

Taking place from 09:30 to 12:00 on 20 September 2018, the meeting will gather senior officials from local authorities across Europe who are leading the way in advancing sustainable urban mobility.

Panel discussions and conversation tables give delegates the chance to interact and exchange experiences with fellow politicians on this year's meeting topic - “Citizens' involvement, urban mobility, and politics”.

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By cnebusi / Updated: 09 Aug 2018

SmartBlueCity- 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Conference & Exhibition 2018

The SmartBlueCity Euro-Mediterranean conference and exhibition is organized annually with the help of many partners and supporters. This year its focus is on “Featuring Territorial Intelligence of Small and Medium-sized Cities and Insular Communities in the Mediterranean Scenery - Bridging Local Endeavors to Global Developments”. The aim is to: bring together city and regional authorities with industry, SME’s, academics and professionals; and present current developments and innovative ideas for strengthening smartness and pursuing sustainability objectives.

By rswa178 / Updated: 30 Aug 2018
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 03 Aug 2018

European Week of Regions and Cities 2018

The 2018 European Week of Regions and Cities offers the opportunity for local and city-level governments to showcase their capacity to stimulate economic growth, facilitate job creation and successfully engage in EU cross-border cooperation.

The week will comprise of over 100 workshops, debates and exhibitions, as well as providing the opportunity to network. The event welcomes 6,000 participants every year, including regional decision-makers, policy experts, researchers, private company representatives and journalists.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 03 Aug 2018

PRAISE Conference 2018

This year, the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is holding its eighth Annual European PRAISE Conference, with a focus on developments in work-related road safety.

The PRAISE Conference aims to draw attention to the high levels of injury and death associated with commuting and driving at work. With road collisions accounting for an estimated 40% of work-related deaths in Europe, this conference will highlight the importance of safety and road risk management.

By tmorante / Updated: 06 Aug 2018

Open Call for 'Follower Cities'

If your region, city or town is developing a sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP) for its functional urban area or is implementing or planning to implement a pilot measure for LOW-carbon mobility, you are warmly invited to apply to become one of 18 selected cities in the Interreg Central Europe region to benefit from the LOW-CARB ‘Follower City Programme.’

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By Hannah Figg / Updated: 26 Jul 2018

The Telegraph Britain's Smart Cities Conference 2018

This is the only event connecting the UK’s council and private sector leaders to drive innovation in frontline services. Now in its fourth year, The Telegraph is proud to bring together an audience of 300 government officials, smart city experts, technologists and innovators to bolster regional economic development using city-wide digital infrastructure, new technologies and financing models

The agenda includes:

  • Plugging the shared commute gap using demand-responsive transport in a realtime world

By Fred Dotter / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

CIVITAS PROSPERITY: SUMP National Training event gets Hungarian cities engaged in sustainable transportation planning

From 04-07 June the city of Szeged hosted the SUMP National Training for Hungarian cities in the CIVITAS PROSPERITY project. Participants were able to gain a complete understanding of sustainable mobility planning, long run achievements and could question experts from countries and cities with greater experience in sustainable mobility planning.

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 23 Jul 2018

How to get involved with the 'European Day without a Road Death' project

 

In 2018, for the third year in a row, project EDWARD (the European Day without a Road Death) will take place; this year's event will be held on 19th September 2018 during the European Mobility Week. The objective of the campaign, launched by the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) and supported by the European Commission, is that no one should die on European roads on EDWARD Day.

In the period leading up to EDWARD, the project wants all road users to think about the risks they face, the risks they may pose to others and how they can go about reducing those risks.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 19 Mar 2019

Stockholm: Achieving sustainable mobility using urban vehicle access regulations

Stockholm is recognised as a pioneer of using urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs) to reduce congestion, improve air quality and promote alternative transport modes within the city centre. The city ranked second worldwide in the Urban Mobility Index presented in the Arthur D Little Future of Mobility report 3.0, which was published in April 2018. Stockholm scored 57.1% compared with the worldwide average of 42.3% and was very close to the first-place city, Singapore, which achieved 59.3%.

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