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.

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By s.govender@rupp... / Updated: 12 Oct 2020

LOW-CARB’s pilots and innovations for low-carbon mobility in cities

In this webinar, the Interreg LOW-CARB Project will showcase the implementation of its innovative pilots that advance low-carbon mobility and sustainable mobility planning in Central Europe. The unique contexts of Central European regions give it the potential to leapfrog its way into the greener sustainable futures and can lead the rest of Europe by setting a good example. This webinar presents five of LOW-CARB’s pilots in Leipzig (DE), Skawina & Kraków (PL), Koprivnica (HR), and Szeged (HU). They are:

By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 02 Oct 2020
By Patrick Troy / Updated: 22 Sep 2020
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By rswa178 / Updated: 09 Sep 2020

Feature your city in a new CIVITAS e-publication and videos

Unfortunately, the CIVITAS study visits scheduled for 2020 could not take place due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

But as an alternative, CIVITAS is producing an interactive e-publication that will immerse readers in the best practices of leading mobility cities. Alongside the cities selected to host the study visits in 2020, it will include two other cities.

Apply now to have your city featured - present three sustainable urban mobility best practices and showcase your city with a video!

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 10 Sep 2020

Paris pedestrianises school areas at the start of the new school year

As children in Paris return to school, the city of Paris has decided to introduce a pedestrian zone around 80 schools in the city. Depending on local circumstances, streets directly surrounding the schools are either completely closed to traffic or traffic is limited to 20km/h with additional restrictions in the hour prior to the start of schools in the morning and in the afternoon when schools end.

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By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 10 Aug 2020
By adham / Updated: 13 Aug 2020
By adham / Updated: 13 Aug 2020
By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 20 Jul 2020