Traffic and demand management refers to measures such as parking management, reallocating urban space in favour of sustainable modes of transport (including shared space), access controls, road pricing, and traffic signal control strategies.
Winchester City Council is to start charging for overnight off-street parking in the city centre. In addition, the authorities in the English city plan to work with the regional authority to align on-street parking conditions in the city with its new off-street parking policy.
A borough in Montreal is to introduce a residential parking scheme that bases its pricing on the net mass of the vehicle and its type of engine. Owners of lighter and less polluting vehicles will pay the lowest parking rates.
The Finnish capital Helsinki began work to renovate its main boulevard, the Mannerheimintie, in March 2023. The project will take more than two years to complete and will see the renewal of infrastructure, including tram tracks, as well as the addition of bicycle lanes to the boulevard.
The mayor of Bucharest, Nicuşor Dan, has announced the modernisation and extension of the capital's smart traffic light system in order to increase road safety, improve traffic flow and reduce air pollution.
The London Borough of Lewisham wants more trees, bicycle parking and charging points for electric vehicles on its streets to transform them into places that encourage walking, cycling and public transport use, as part of its Sustainable Streets Programme.
The European Metropolis of Lille (MEL) has announced a bold new measure to persuade drivers to leave their car during rush hours - paying car drivers who give up driving alone during rush hour on the most congested routes.