The Autonomous Province of Trento in Italy will receive €300 million financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to distribute loans to municipalities and public entities in need of funding for sustainable public investments and for economic recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement was signed on 21 July 2020 and €160 million in loans for eligible measures has already been provided.Language English
A reminder that the registration for Urban Mobility Days 2020, the European Commission’s first large-scale digital urban mobility conference, is now open!
The conference takes place from 29 September - 2 October 2020.
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The Polish capital, Warsaw, is to implement its first 'woonerf' neighbourhood by the end of 2020.
The term 'woonerf' is a Dutch word, which increasingly appears outside of the Netherlands, such as in the Greek city of Serres and soon in the Polish capital. The idea of a 'woonerf' is popular these days, since it refers to designing streets for living with space for people and walking instead of focusing on cars.Language English
As everywhere in Europe, the majority of cities throughout the Baltic Sea Region struggle with high inner-city traffic volumes causing severe congestion, poor air quality, noise, and high CO2 emissions, consequently reducing accessibility, putting road safety at risk, increasing health problems and reducing the quality of life.Language English
As a result of the Corona crisis, The Netherlands are now living in a 1.5-metre society. Now that an increasing number of activities outside the home are allowed to take place, individual mobility will slowly increase again. In the immediate future, this will mainly be done by car and bicycle, as the capacity of public transport remains limited for the time being. At the same time, more activities are making a greater claim of public space.Language English
As part of the SASMOB project, the City of Szeged – a CIVITAS Award-recognised champion of sustainable mobility in Hungary – is working on an intelligent data-driven municipal response system, which will help optimise urban mobility services and provide better information to users and commuters.Language English