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Greater Manchester prepares for the launch of its clean air zone

Lun, 27/09/2021 - 08:00

Manchester is set to launch its clean air zone (CAZ) on 30 May 2022, as part of its Clear Air Plan to tackle air pollution. All ten Greater Manchester local authorities have approved the Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan, which includes a government directed ‘Category C’ charging CAZ, meaning charges only apply to taxis, vans, buses, coaches and HGVs that do not meet the required emission standards.

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Why Cities Should Encourage More Electric Scooters

13 ore 29 min fa
If cities continue to ban or reject the idea of electric scooters, then these cities miss out on the various economic and environmental benefits of electric scooters. Language English

Join the e-smartec e-course on how to build the engagement strategy of a SUMP

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 13:30
After two intense years of work, the e-smartec project has decided to channel all the knowledge and experience acquired by the partners into something specifically crafted for the wider public: a free online course! Language English

Call for feedback on the SUMP Topic Guide on the safe use of micromobility devices in urban areas

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 10:00
Stakeholders can feedback on a new draft SUMP Topic Guide focusing on micromobility in the SUMP planning and implementation process. Language English

UVARExchange project kicks off

Ven, 24/09/2021 - 10:00

UVARExchange, a project which aims to support cities with foreign vehicle enforcement of urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs), kicked off on 14 September 2021. The project is the European Parliament Preparatory Action 2 (EP PA 2) contracted by DG MOVE, and will be run by Panteia together partners Armis, AustriaTech, CORTE, MAPtm, TRT, Sadler Consultants and AlbrechtConsult.

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Health campaign in Cluj-Napoca: 20 squats for a bus ticket

Mer, 22/09/2021 - 11:38
The Romanian city combines a healthy lifestyle with routine and daily transportation. The so-called "health ticket" is again available for Cluj residents who accept the challenge of doing 20 squats in two minutes. Language English

Rome initiates its Great Bicycle Ring Road

Mar, 21/09/2021 - 09:00

Rome is pioneering new cycling infrastructure through the GRAB (Great Bicycle Ring Road) project.

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Oxford to see Britain's first Zero Emission Zone in 2022

Lun, 20/09/2021 - 09:17
Oxford plans to launch its Zero Emission Zone pilot in February 2022. From then, only zero-emission vehicles will be able to enter the city centre's streets without being charged. Language English

CIVITAS short stories: Supporting Varna in its way to substantiality

Ven, 17/09/2021 - 10:00
CIVITAS is sharing stories from CIVITAS projects that implemented sustainable neighbourhood planning and SUMP solutions. The latest publication story examines the case of the city of Varna in Bulgaria, a touristic city and a good example to sustainable mobility. Language English

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK celebrates its 20th year!

Gio, 16/09/2021 - 13:30
EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK, the European Commission’s awareness-raising campaign promoting clean and sustainable urban transport, comes to towns and cities across Europe and beyond starting today until 22 September. Language English

Austria to launch a single ticket for all public transport

Gio, 16/09/2021 - 09:00
Austria will introduce a single ticket that should give access to all public transport across the nation for just under 1,000 EUR per year. Language English

State of the Union 2021

Mer, 15/09/2021 - 18:08
On 15 September, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen delivered her State of the Union address as well as a Letter of Intent, outlining flagship initiatives that the Commission plans to undertake in the coming year. Language English

Gdansk starts using electric minibuses for those with reduced mobility

Mer, 15/09/2021 - 08:59
Gdansk has begun to electrify its fleet of minibuses that provide transport services to those with reduced mobility, i.e. those who are not able to use standard public transport vehicles. Language English

European Year of Rail: Connecting Europe Express

Mar, 14/09/2021 - 10:38
The ‘Connecting Europe Express’, a special train introduced as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, left Lisbon station on 2 September 2021 to start its journey across Europe. Language English

Study identifies success factors for electric carsharing

Lun, 13/09/2021 - 09:14
A recent study from the International Council on Clean Transportation has analysed electric carsharing schemes in Europe and North America to identify success factors and best practices. Language English

European Green Capital 2023 and European Green Leaf 2022 Award Results

Ven, 10/09/2021 - 13:38
The European Green Capital 2023 Award goes to the Estonian city of Tallinn. The title of European Green Leaf 2022 jointly went to the Portuguese city of Valongo and Winterswijk in the Netherlands.  Language English

USER-CHI peer learning programme - second call to become a fellow city!

Mer, 08/09/2021 - 10:00

USER-CHI is an industry-powered, city-driven and user-centric project that co-creates and demonstrates eMobility solutions in five connecting nodes of the Mediterranean and Scandinavian-Mediterranean TEN-T network: Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (ES), Berlin (DE), Budapest (HU), Rome (IT) and Turku (FI). These are also known as the USER-CHI demonstrator cities.

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Amsterdam expands the use of its smart bike parking tag

Mar, 07/09/2021 - 09:27
The City of Amsterdam takes action to increase the speed of access to bicycle parking, through the use of a scannable barcode tag as a means of entering parking facilities. Language English

Barcelona issues annual public transport tickets to former car owners

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 17:12

In Barcelona a large effort is underway to encourage drivers to replace car travel with public transit. Since 2017, the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona has provided over 12,000 metropolitan tickets to those that gave up their private vehicle.

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One billion euros to decarbonise urban transport in Spanish cities

Lun, 06/09/2021 - 10:55

The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (Mitma) in Spain has opened its first call to distribute €1 billion of European funds from the national Recovery and Resiliency Plan among city councils. The main objective of this first support programme is to accelerate the decarbonisation of cities, to improve air quality and to mitigate noise.  

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