Walking and cycling

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Walking and cycling are the cleanest and most efficient forms of transport, particularly suited for short to moderate distances. Both provide numerous benefits. They improve health, do not produce air or noise pollution and help to reduce congestion.

Introducing cycling infrastructure (e.g. bike lanes, bike parking and hire schemes) are ways in which cities can promote cycling, while creating pedestrian-friendly spaces can promote commuting, shopping and recreation.

By Conall Martin / Updated: 01 Apr 2021
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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 15 Mar 2021
By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 01 Mar 2021
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Multimodality made visible – Mobility Points in Baltic Sea Region cities

How can we transform our urban areas from car-dominated spaces to spaces for people? Can we support changes to the way that people travel in cities through the provision of multimodal infrastructure and options? How can we, together with our residents, create a city space for all?

These were the leading questions for the cities.multimodal projects (INTERREG BSR Programme 2017-2021), including 10 cities around the Baltic Sea as well as numerous expert partners.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 17 Feb 2021
By Sophia / Updated: 17 Feb 2021
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 17 Feb 2021
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 11 Feb 2021
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 08 Feb 2021

Coimbra Region seeks funds to promote cycling and mobility services

The Portuguese Coimbra Region Intermunicipal Community (CIM) recently submitted four applications to support the development of cycling infrastructure and mobility services in the region. CIM applied for funds from the Centre Region's Operational Programme, amounting to €13.6 million. The investment would aim to implement elements of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Action Plan (PAMUS) of the Coimbra Region, which promotes the implementation of a mobility strategy focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.