Urban mobility planning

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Good planning helps choosing and designing the right measures, or packages of measures, for a city’s particular transport context, and getting them off the ground.

A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) – a strategic plan designed to satisfy the mobility needs of people and businesses in cities and their surroundings for a better quality of life - can play a big role in this regard. To discover more about these plans, visit the dedicated Mobility Plans section on Eltis.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Oct 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 08 Oct 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 17 Oct 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 04 Oct 2019

The eight SUMP principles

There are eight principles that are considered to be vital to the production of a successful sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP). Watch this animated video to discover the principles that underly the SUMP process. 

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 04 Oct 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Oct 2019

Who can use the Guidelines?

Watch this video to find out who can use the 2nd edition Sustainable Urban Mobility plan guidelines and thematic guides from Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director-General responsible for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and some of the document authors. 

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Oct 2019

Extending the SUMP Guidelines to include a range of topics

Authors of some of the seventeen topic guides and practitioner briefings that accompany the 2nd edition of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Guidelines explain why and how their contribution will assist practitioners of urban mobility to create their SUMP. The authors describe why the new thematic guides are an essential addition to the guidelines.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 02 Oct 2019

Introducing the Revised SUMP Guidelines (Video)

Matthew Baldwin (Deputy Director-General responsible for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) and Siegfried Rupprecht (Executive Director of Rupprecht Consult) explain the rationale behind the SUMP Guideline revisions.
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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 03 Oct 2019

REAL CORP 2020

In 2020, the location of the REAL CORP annual conference will be Aachen, where experts will gather to discuss developments and challenges in urban planning. The audience for this conference consists of researchers from any relevant field, urban development experts from policy, administration, special interest groups, and NGOs, and actors or representatives from economy, commerce, or industry. 

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 24 Sep 2019

seeSUSTAINtec

seeSUSTAINtec is the only event in Bulgaria that successfully combines the crucial topics Waste Management & Recycling, Energy Efficiency & Renewables and Smart Cities. seeSUSTAINtec aims to bring more innovations into the region and to disseminate environmental knowledge, which will inspire more key industry players for a sustainable change.