Safety and urban mobility

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As active travel becomes more popular in Europe, the way in which urban spaces are being used is changing. Safety and urban mobility includes the ways in which practitioners seek to ensure the safety of all road and public space users – incorporating all modes of urban travel. 

By Conall Martin / Updated: 15 Jul 2021

9th International Cycling Safety Conference

International Cycling Safety Conference (ICSC) is an international forum for researchers and practitioners to share knowledge and ideas on how to make cycling safer. Due to practical constraints, the event scehduled for 10-12 November 2021 is now a fully online format.

The conference will cover a broad range of topics relating to safety of cyclists and cycling as a transport mode. Topics to be covered will include:

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 17 Jun 2021
By rswa178 / Updated: 05 Jul 2021
By Mariliza Merti / Updated: 17 May 2021



Speed management will be at the heart of the 6th UN Global Road Safety week (17-23 May 2021), which is being coordinated by the UN Road Safety Collaboration and chaired by World Health Organization (@UNGRSW)


- Cycling, Walking and Swimming competition

- A social media campaign on FB, Twitter, Instagram

- A collaboration between the UN Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) and the European Union (EU)


Objectives :

- Support the initiative of the 2021 #RoadSafetyWeek

By Mariliza Merti / Updated: 13 May 2021
By bnemeth / Updated: 11 May 2021

Greater Grenoble Area Mobility Authority convinces SUMP Award Jury with inclusive transport and decarbonisation efforts

In order to win the 9th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award), the Greater Grenoble Area Mobility Authority (SMMAG) presented an extraordinary case, by combining strong ambitions with a detailed action plan until 2030. The 9th SUMP Award, that focused on the theme of ‘zero emission mobility for all’, was given to the Grenoble-Alpes Metropolitan Area, as it highlighted ambitious aims, including plans to significantly reduce the pollution derived from transport.

By hubert / Updated: 04 May 2021
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 26 Apr 2021
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 26 Apr 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 20 Apr 2021