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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 Ash Oyofo / Updated: 25 Mar 2019

7th SUMP Award on multimodality - Greater Manchester


This video features content on Greater Manchester – winner of the 7th SUMP Award on multimodality – showcasing the efforts which have so impressed the expert panel of judges.

The finalists for the award included Basel (Switzerland), Dresden (Germany) and Greater Manchester (United Kingdom), with each taking a different approach to their SUMP implementation. The jury was particularly impressed by:

By Ash Oyofo / Updated: 25 Mar 2019
By Ash Oyofo / Updated: 25 Mar 2019

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Award 2018 – Larger municipalities – Lisbon


This video features content on Lisbon, winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for larger municipalities.

The EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards showcase local authorities that demonstrate significant efforts in promoting sustainable urban mobility, while the SUMP Award recognises outstanding sustainable urban mobility planning.

The finalists for the larger municipalities award were:

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+)

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

2019 Smart Cities and Regions Summit

The 2019 Smart Cities and Regions Conference will bring together experts from government and industry to give their views on how smart technology can be used to improve the lives of Irish citizens.

A wide range of topics will be covered providing exclusive insights into how we can deliver more efficient, sustainable and safer cities and towns.

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Urban green growth: The Norwegian seminar on green economics

Urbanisation has the potential to be a strong enabler of a green, net-positive economy. However, on our current trajectory, cities are growing into 'more of the old', rather than providing the infrastructure for a better economy. This seminar - a collaboration between BI, UiO and IFE - will offer theory, practical examples and networking opportunities.

Key topics include:

  • Urban green growth within planetary boundaries
  • Six innovations for urban green growth
  • Applied green city economics - jobs, climate and energy

Key speakers include: 

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 19 Mar 2019

Polis Annual Conference 2019: Call for exhibitors and sponsors


The Annual Polis Conference 2019: Innovation in Transport for Sustainable Cities and Regions call for exhibitors and sponsors is now open. You can showcase your innovative solutions and approaches at Europe's leading event on sustainable mobility in cities and regions.

When: 27-28 November 2019

Location: The Egg, Brussels

The conference enables you to:

•             Connect with up to 550 committed transport innovation professionals

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Urban and metropolitan adaptation to Climate Change

The European urban context faces new issues related to climate change, such as record-breaking heatwaves, pollution peaks and waste management. A number of solutions to fight against climate change and mitigate it in the best conditions are thought out locally, at municipal level.

This conference will present local solutions to these issues. Key topics include:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 20 Mar 2019

Open Mobility Conference 2019

This year, the MaaS Alliance and TravelSpirit Foundation are hosting the Open Mobility Conference 2019!

This new event will examine how to build an open ecosystem of mobility and lay the foundations for seamless Mobility as a Service (MaaS).

By rswa178 / Updated: 19 Mar 2019

Fact sheets reveal innovative mobility measures in CIVITAS ECCENTRIC cities


The full set of fact sheets chronicling the innovative mobility measures being implemented within CIVITAS ECCENTRIC are now available. The fact sheets cover the five cities involved in the project. They are Madrid (Spain); Munich (Germany), Ruse (Bulgaria), Stockholm (Sweden); and Turku (Finland). 

The fact sheets outline key details relating to each of their respective solutions, including: