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Appraisals of urban mobility schemes are crucial to assess the expected benefits of particular schemes, determine their suitability to meet policy objectives and to prioritise them.

 
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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 bnemeth / Updated: 26 May 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 18 May 2020
By rswa178 / Updated: 02 Apr 2020

SUMPs-Up Mobility Practitioners Webinar: Integrating SUMPs into urban planning and climate work

This mobility practitioner webinar from CIVITAS SUMPs-Up focuses on how to integrate SUMPs into urban planning, climate and energy strategies.

Alongside CIVITAS SUMPs-Up experts, a presentation is given by the SIMPLA project, which harmonised Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and SUMPs.

The City of Lahti (Finland) also introduces its “Lahti Direction” urban development plan, which integrated mobility and land-use planning.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 17 Feb 2020
By rswa178 / Updated: 17 Dec 2019

New SUMPs-Up fact sheets reveal SUMP good practices

A series of fact sheets chronicling good practice examples of measures, instruments and planning procedures related to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) are now available to read.

The fact sheets give details of projects that have taken place in the seven partner cities of the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project. Partner cities are Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Donostia-San Sebastian (Spain), Malmö (Sweden), Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Turin (Italy).

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 15 Apr 2019

CIVITAS Forum 2019 - calls for contributions, exhibitors and sponsors ends 31 May

The calls for contributions, exhibitors and sponsors are currently open for this year's CIVITAS Forum closing 31 May 2019. For more information about the event, including the draft programme and full details on travel and accommodation, visit the event page here.

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By Anna Clark / Updated: 07 May 2019

Future of Transport - how do we deal with it?

Are you a transport professional who is interested in understanding how best to deal with the fast-changing urban transport landscape while ensuring the shift towards zero-carbon urban mobility? Then this is the course for you! With a mix of lectures, workshops, site visits and the chance to exchange with peers this EIT Climate-KIC course will provide you with tools and methods that will give practical support in dealing with long-term planning in complexity.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 22 Mar 2019

Lisbon, Lindau and Greater Manchester win EU sustainable mobility awards

Yesterday evening the European Commission announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards 2018, and the 7th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium). 

Lisbon was revealed as the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities, with Lindau taking home the award for smaller municipalities. The 7th SUMP Award was won by Greater Manchester.  Click on the following video links to view this years finalists in action:

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 22 Mar 2019

Watch the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK and SUMP Award ceremony live

The European Mobility Week (EMW) and SUMP award ceremony will be available to watch live at 19:00 CET on Thursday 21st March.

The ceremony will be live-streamed on the European Union's TV information service, Europe by Satellite plus (EbS+)

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