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CITIES FORUM 2023 – Call for hosting cities is OPEN

4 ore 29 min fa
Cities interested in hosting and co-organising the CITIES FORUM with DG REGIO can indicate their interest by submitting an application by 31 January 2022. Language English

The Call for Expression of Interest to join the Mission “100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030” is now open

Gio, 02/12/2021 - 09:00
The Commission launched on 25 November a call for expression of interest addressed to cities to join the European Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities. Language English

300 new fossil-free buses to be introduced in Stockholm in 2022

Mar, 30/11/2021 - 10:00
Stockholm will gain 300 new fossil-free, accessibility adapted buses in 2022 when Transdev begins operating services in two new traffic areas. Language English

Riga becomes a testing ground for mobility experiments

Lun, 29/11/2021 - 10:14
The Latvian capital, Riga, has tested six innovative prototypes relating to urban mobility in an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Language English

Manchester plans for carbon neutral public transport network

Gio, 25/11/2021 - 07:09
Greater Manchester invests in public transport connections and turning the entire fleet carbon neutral within 10 years. Language English

Report calls for public transport to double to meet climate targets

Mar, 23/11/2021 - 09:04

The group of C40 Cities and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have released a report calling for renewed investment in public transport in order to meet emissions reduction targets.

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Copenhagen’s cycle superhighways act as an inspiration to other regions

Lun, 22/11/2021 - 08:54
In Denmark’s Capital Region, 30 municipalities have joined forces to create ‘cycle superhighways' that provide infrastructure to support long-distance commuting by bicycle. Language English

The TRIMIS website revamp has now been published

Ven, 19/11/2021 - 09:10

TRIMIS (the Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System portal) is an open-access knowledge management system that consists of a large database of EU-funded and nationally-funded transport research projects and programmes together with an inventory of transport technologies and innovations. The portal has now published a new revamp to improve usability.

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Winners of the European Road Safety Charter Awards 2021 announced

Gio, 18/11/2021 - 18:30
A Romanian children’s car safety project and a Dutch music video helping to protect young cyclists were among the winners at this year’s Excellence in Road Safety Awards. Language English

Mission Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities: Info Kit for cities now available

Gio, 18/11/2021 - 17:17
The European Commission has made an Info Kit for Cities available with comprehensive information about the Mission “100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030.” Language English

More translations of the SUMP guidelines and decision-makers summaries now available

Gio, 18/11/2021 - 11:09
Further translations of the SUMP guidelines and decision-makers summaries are now available, including in Latvian, Czech and Slovak. Language English

Autonomous boats on the Amsterdam Canals

Gio, 18/11/2021 - 10:00
November 2021 sees the start of a whole new and innovative mobility offer in Amsterdam, with two autonomous boats, or 'roboats', starting to navigate the busy canals of the city. Language English

Fingal tests lamp post EV charging

Gio, 18/11/2021 - 08:00
Fingal County Council tests lamp post e-charging points addressing car owners without access to off-street parking. Language English

Lessons from Aachen’s SUMP approach

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 09:00
The city of Aachen recently won the prestigious “Transformation Award” at the CIVITAS Awards 2021 after being recognised with the second place for CIVITAS Awards in 2016, 2018 and 2020. In a recent publication CIVITAS recognizes Aachen’s strong effort and commitment to urban mobility transformation and the efficiency of their SUMP approach. Language English

Autonomous robot is delivering parcels in Helsinki

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 08:52
A new autonomous, electric robot has been launched to deliver parcels as part of a pilot project in Helsinki. Language English

Catalonia adds on-demand and express bus lines in the Lleida province

Lun, 15/11/2021 - 08:30

In order to complement other public transport modes, the authorities in Catalonia have set up four new on-demand bus lines, along with a new express bus line in the Lleida province.

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LOW-CARB transnational handbook on pilots for low-carbon mobility in functional urban areas

Ven, 12/11/2021 - 12:30
The LOW-CARB project has worked to enhance the quality and efficiency of sustainable urban mobility planning and services in functional urban areas across Central Europe. The handbook inspires solutions for improving the mobility services at functional urban area level.  Language English

UVARExchange survey on enabling cross-border enforcement of Urban Vehicle Access Regulations

Ven, 12/11/2021 - 09:00
The UVARExchange project is inviting you to take part in a survey to share current mechanisms/processes used by your city or country to enforce UVARs with respect to foreign vehicles, as well as describe any challenges faced or barriers preventing you from enforcing UVARs. Language English

Deutsche Bahn sets stage for further innovations in its car sharing services

Gio, 11/11/2021 - 10:00
Deutsche Bahn has been operating its own car sharing services for 20 years and currently offers the largest car sharing network in Germany. The service has grown to include 4,500 vehicles that can be booked in more than 400 cities and municipalities. Language English

Educational toolkits to help fight gender stereotypes in transport

Mer, 10/11/2021 - 08:00
Educational toolkits have been developed to help fight gender stereotypes and help students discover career opportunities in the transport sector. Language English