Quality, audits and benchmarking

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Pursuing a quality management approach is not only necessary, but will help cities develop and implement better transport policies.

Good transport planning is informed by reference to good practice elsewhere. Auditing and benchmarking help cities compare their plans and performance against that of others - not in a spirit of competition, but rather one of continuous improvement.

 
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By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

A report from the CIVITAS SUMPS-Up project provides city planners with the step-by-step know-how necessary to develop SUMP action plans. Furthermore, it takes into account different levels of SUMP development experience and SUMP maturity among cities.

The report contains guidance in terms of what to include in an action plan, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

In addition, it breaks down the process of developing an action plan into a six-step process, with the final stage of this an implementation plan.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Awards recognise European sustainable mobility success stories

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has been announced as the deserving winner of the “CIVITAS Resilience” award for its extensive ad-hoc initiatives under its “Mobility Plan for the New Normal”. In addition, Funchal scooped the “CIVITAS Legacy” award with its decision to address traffic head-on by imposing multiple traffic access restrictions and closing city centre streets to vehicles.
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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award Nominees - 2020

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards reward a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspire other cities for action. The shortlisted cities in 2020 were Funchal, Portugal, Larissa in Greece and Aachen in Germany - all of whom received recognition from the judging and selection panel for their inspirational approaches to sustainable urban mobility.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Finalist - Larissa, Greece

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Finalist - Aachen, Germany

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Winner - Funchal, Portugal

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action. The winner of the CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 is Funchal, in Portugal.

Funchal has been involved in CIVITAS since 2008, with active participation in CIVITAS projects, PAC and other activities of the CIVITAS community. The city has also demonstrated;

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 03 Sep 2020