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 Carla Giaume / Updated: 25 Sep 2023
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 20 Sep 2023

Seville's cycling revolution: Urban Mobility Days explores!

Ahead of the European Commission’s flagship urban mobility conference, Eltis spoke to one panellist, Manuel Calvo Salazar, an independent consultant on eco-urbanism, sustainable mobility and transport and public space for active mobility, about how to implement cycling policies in a city.
By Anna Westervelt / Updated: 30 Aug 2023
By Anna Westervelt / Updated: 24 Aug 2023
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 17 Aug 2023
By Carla Giaume / Updated: 14 Aug 2023
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 10 Aug 2023

Malta promotes participation in EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2023 by offering a grant scheme

Malta opens two competitions to support local council and NGOs in tackling congestion, air pollution and lack of accessibility, by working for pedestrian and cycling schemes in the line of the 2023 European Mobility Week.
By Isobel Duxfield / Updated: 31 Jul 2023

Steps towards a cycling revolution: Jill Warren on the future of pedal power for all

Jill Warren, CEO of European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), who will join the Urban Mobility Days' panel in Seville, shares why securing a brighter future for cycling is critical and how the sector needs to change to achieve this.

By Carla Giaume / Updated: 31 Jul 2023
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 21 Jul 2023