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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.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 10 Jul 2019

European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event, during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to generate growth, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional-level action. 

By rswa178 / Updated: 16 May 2019

CIVITAS Study Visit - Budapest (Hungary)

CIVITAS is organising a study visit to Budapest (Hungary) from 3-5 June 2019.

In the last few years, the city has become prominent on the international and European urban mobility scene thanks to participation in networks and mobility projects. The Hungarian capital has also been awarded prizes such as the prestigious European Mobility Week Award and the Euro-China Green and Smart City Award.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 16 May 2019

European Clean Energy & Clean Mobility Conference

This conference aims to establish greater synergies between clean energy and e-mobility, through innovative policy and technology implementation.

By Elena Tavlaki / Updated: 07 May 2019
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 07 May 2019

Measuring the progress of Dresden’s SUMP


The German city of Dresden’s sustainable urban mobility development plan (SUMP) plays an important role in improving transport in the city. The SUMP assists political decision-makers, traffic-related institutions, NGOs and institutional partners while aiming to support the economy and providing city residents with a clear direction in which policy will move. This was the conclusion of a recent evaluation report, ‘Initial evaluation of the Transport Development Plan 2025plus of the City of Dresden'.

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By suvi.hanninen / Updated: 10 May 2019

FinEst Smart Mobility - Smart Digital Solutions for Improved Traffic and Cross-border Mobility


With over 8 million passengers and 300,000 trucks travelling between Helsinki West Harbour and Tallinn Old City Harbour every year, traffic flows leading through the centrally located ports generate substantial congestion, noise and other negative externalities.

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 Ella Andrew / Updated: 09 May 2019

Smart Country Convention

The Smart Country Convention will focus on digital solutions for administrations and public services in municipalities, regions and national governments. An exhibition combining networking and training opportunities, the Smart Country Convention features a lecture programme and a specialist congress. Along with the design of citizen services and data management, the digitisation of administrations involves IT security and infrastructure. In addition to that, the digital transformation of public services includes the following areas:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 09 May 2019

Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit

Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Summit is an annual event that brings innovators and policymakers together to change the way we move in cities. Autonomy is a Business to Business and Business to Government event that takes place over two days: Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 October 2019 at La Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris.

Autonomy will include:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 09 May 2019

Urban Transport 2019

The International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment has successfully been reconvened for 25 years, always attracting a wide international spread of delegates.