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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 Hannah Figg / Updated: 22 Aug 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 22 Aug 2019

CIVITAS Study Visit – Tel Aviv (Israel)

CIVITAS is organising a study visit in the city of Tel Aviv. This will take place from 11-13 November 2019.

Tel Aviv is currently seeking responses to its changing mobility habits, moving from relying on cars as the main mobility mode to sustainable modes, such as public transport and bicycles.

The visit will focus on the following topics: Tel Aviv's shared bicycle scheme, car-sharing and the city programme for sustainable mobility.

By Youris.com / Updated: 12 Aug 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 13 Aug 2019

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK

Any town or city worldwide is warmly invited to participate in EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK. To take part, each town or city must commit to one or more of the three criteria below, which must be held during the week of 16-22 September (the week takes place on the same dates every year) to be eligible for registration. Only the official local authority of the participating town or city may register for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK.

By SSPCR / Updated: 31 Jul 2019
By Ella Andrew / Updated: 01 Aug 2019

Velo-city 2020

Velo-City is the world's premier cycling summit, focusing on cycling infrastructure, bicycle innovations, bicycle safety and the social and cultural changes driven by cycling.

Velo-City will:

By Ella Andrew / Updated: 24 Jul 2019

PACTE project 4th Workshop - Active Mobility

A lack of physical activity has become a major challenge for individuals and the European Union over the past few decades.

Funded under the Sport Chapter of the Erasmus+ Programme, Promoting Active Cities Throughout Europe (PACTE) intends to contribute to the global effort to raise further awareness on the importance of health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA).

By SSPCR / Updated: 24 Jul 2019
By Thomas Mourey / Updated: 10 Jul 2019
By Francesco Ripa / Updated: 08 Jul 2019

If you buy an e-bike, Angers will pay you 25% back

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The French city of Angers is refunding residents that buy an e-bike in a bid to promote active mobility in the area.

The programme will refund 25% of the price as a subsidy for electric bikes bought between 17 June 2019 and 31 December 2020. The subsidy covers electric bicycles and e-cargo bikes and is limited to 200 euro for an e-bike and 400 euro for a e-cargo bike.