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Taxi vouchers made available for those people most in need in Italy

Eltis - Mar, 19/10/2021 - 09:00
The ministry of transport in Italy is providing funds for people with disabilities, or for those who have suffered financial loss as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, to support their mobility. The funds are being provided in the form of vouchers so that beneficiaries are able to receive discounts while travelling by taxi. Language English

German cities start dialogue on electrifying taxi fleets

Eltis - 6 ore 26 min fa

The German city of Hamburg, the German Taxi Association and several other German cities have come together to discuss Hamburg’s initiative on the electrification of the taxi sector, as well as the common challenges that participants are facing in decarbonising the sector.

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SHOW Survey: Local regulation of shared, connected and automated mobility services

Eltis - Ven, 15/10/2021 - 16:09
The EU-funded SHOW project has launched an online public survey to gather opinions from a variety of stakeholders on which regulatory aspects need to be considered to create a level playing field for transport operators. Language English

New SUMP Topic Guide on Sustainable Neighbourhood Mobility Planning

Eltis - Ven, 15/10/2021 - 11:45
The new SUMP Topic Guide on Sustainable Neighbourhood Mobility Planning, which highlights how planning efforts at the neighbourhood level and at the city-wide level can complement one another, is now available. Language English

Elche plans to restrict car use in 3 low emission zones by 2023

Eltis - Gio, 14/10/2021 - 08:00
Elche presents its plans to install 3 low emission zones by 2023 in its central areas, along with improvements to its public transport services. Language English

New Spanish translation of the SUMP Guidelines now available!

Eltis - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 12:18
A new Spanish translation of the SUMP Guidelines has now been made available. Language English

Italian translation of the SUMP Summary for Decision-Makers now available!

Eltis - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 12:01
The interactive summary to make the Guidelines for developing and implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (2nd edition) more accessible and easy to use is being translated to many different languages, for which the Italian version is now available. Language English

Baden-Württemberg introduces a mobility guarantee financed by car owners

Eltis - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 09:02

As part of Baden-Württemberg’s actions to deliver its climate targets, the German region aims to double demand for public transport by 2030, while reducing car traffic in cities by one-third.

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Connecting Europe Express reaches final destination after 20,000km journey

Eltis - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 09:00

On 7 October 2021, the Connecting Europe Express reached its final destination of Paris after 36 days travelling across Europe - West to East, North to South, and even visiting neighbours outside the EU. This train was specially put together for the occasion of the European Year of Rail 2021, aiming to raise awareness of the benefits of rail and the challenges which still need to be overcome. The train made over 120 stops, crossed 26 countries and 33 borders, travelling on three different gauges along the way.

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Ireland's new National Development Plan focuses on sustainable transport

Eltis - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 09:16
While Ireland's new National Development Plan for the period 2021-2030 includes road development projects, there is a more general focus on the integration with sustainable modes of transport. Language English

SUMP headquarters - the SUMP Platform Coordinating Group

Eltis - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 09:00
The Coordinating Group of the European Platform on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) is a unique body, which deserves special attention after many years in operation. As a dedicated arena for EU-financed projects working with SUMPs, it has played a considerable role in boosting the uptake of quality SUMPs, which provide an effective multi-sectoral framework for towns and cities to tackle common urban mobility challenges. Language English

Transport and mobility projects to receive EUR 7 billion

Eltis - Ven, 08/10/2021 - 09:00
On 16 September, the European Climate, Environment and Infrastructure Executive Agency (CINEA) launched a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport programme, making €7 billion of funding available. Language English

Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission

Eltis - Gio, 07/10/2021 - 10:00
On 29 September 2021 the European Commission launched five new EU missions, including the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities mission which aims to deliver at least 100 climate-neutral and smart European cities by 2030. Language English

Urban Transports Community publishes a Policy Brief on Promoting Soft Mobility in the Mediterranean

Eltis - Gio, 07/10/2021 - 10:00

In June 2021, the Urban Transport Committee (UTC) published its first policy brief on promoting soft mobility in the Mediterranean. The Committee, which promotes sustainable urban mobility planning in the Euro-Mediterranean region, is an initiative of Interreg MED co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, which brings together seven local cooperation projects and some 120 organisations active in twelve Euro-Mediterranean coastal areas.

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European Parliament issues wake-up call on road safety

Eltis - Mer, 06/10/2021 - 13:43
Robust road safety measures, such as a 30 km per hour speed limit and zero-tolerance for drink-driving, are the way to reach zero deaths on EU roads by 2050, say MEPs. Language English

Call for applications for the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Awards

Eltis - Mer, 06/10/2021 - 13:09
The applications are open for the 2021 EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Awards, the 10th Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) Award and the 2021 EU Urban Road Safety Award. Applications for all awards must be submitted by 31 October 2021. Language English

European Public Health Alliance: Urban Mobility has to change – substantively and fast

Eltis - Mer, 06/10/2021 - 10:00
EPHA, European city networks and sustainable transport associations call for a more effective use of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) to drive the transition of urban mobility to public transport and active mobility. Language English

Turku is conducting three pilot projects to promote cycling

Eltis - Mar, 05/10/2021 - 09:05
The Finnish city of Turku has launched three new pilot projects to help promote cycling. These include the installation of charging cabinets for electric bicycle batteries, enclosed bike parking garages and real-time monitoring systems for these. Language English

Project identifies best measures to address transport noise pollution

Eltis - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 09:27

The 'Phenomena' project focused on noise pollution, by identifying and assessing measures to reduce the detrimental effect of transport noise on health. The project has now released its findings.

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A great success for ROADPOL Safety Days 2021

Eltis - Lun, 04/10/2021 - 08:36
Of the 25 countries that took part in ROADPOL, the annual flagship campaign of the European Road Policing Network, 16 registered zero fatalities on the specified safety control day. Language English


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