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Four European cities awarded for their efforts to improve cycling

13 ore 49 min fa
Four European cities have been awarded by European Cyclists’ Federation for their efforts to make their cities more cycling friendly and safer for all road users. Language English

Report ranks European countries and cities by their public transport ticket offerings

Mer, 07/06/2023 - 09:06
A report by Greenpeace ranks 30 European countries, and their respective capital cities, by the quality of their public transport ticket offerings. Luxembourg topped the national list, while the cities of Tallinn (EE), Luxembourg (LU) and Valletta (MT) topped the ranking of capital cities. Language English

New SUMP Topic Guide on Mobility Management now available

Mar, 06/06/2023 - 18:51
A new Topic Guide on Integrating Mobility Management for Public and Private Organisations into SUMPs has been developed to support urban planners and transport practitioners in promoting sustainable transport in different local circumstances. Language English

Outlook for connected and automated public transport vehicles reviewed

Mar, 06/06/2023 - 08:57

The PAV project has published its European Outlook 2023 report on Co-operative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM), which provides an overview of current developments and trends in CCAM for public transport in Europe.

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Athens has its first fully accessible metro station

Lun, 05/06/2023 - 09:08
Athens has its first fully accessible metro station, after the city's Monastiraki station became fully accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. Language English

World Bicycle Day is on 3 June 2023

Sab, 03/06/2023 - 10:04
World Bicycle Day on 3 June 2023 celebrates the bicycle as a simple, affordable, reliable, clean, healthy, environmentally friendly and sustainable means of transport. As part of this day, the United Nations' General Assembly is encouraging initiatives to organise bicycle rides at the national and local levels as a means of strengthening physical and mental health and well-being, whilst tackling climate change, and developing a culture of cycling in society. Language English

France plans to invest €2 billion in cycling

Mer, 31/05/2023 - 08:49
The French Government has published a plan to transform the country's cycling infrastructure and industry. Language English

Sofia introduces on-demand bus service for its more remote neighbourhoods

Mar, 30/05/2023 - 12:57
The Bulgarian capital, Sofia, has become the latest European city to introduce on-demand bus services in their more remote neighbourhoods to complement timetabled public transport services. Language English

WHO urges Europe to rethink mobility to improve health and wellbeing

Mar, 30/05/2023 - 08:36
The Director of the World Health Organisation's (WHO's) Europe office, Hans Kluge, has called on European governments to push for safe and clean mobility solutions to improve safety, address climate change and increase wellbeing. Language English

Webinar explores labour challenges facing the logistics sector

Lun, 29/05/2023 - 12:54
POLIS' Just Transition Webinar Series brought together experts from across logistics to examine the future of jobs in the sector, the challenges ahead and the responses needed. Language English

The Hague pilots a high flat-rate parking fee at its beach and city centre

Lun, 29/05/2023 - 08:22
The Hague has begun the pilot a high flat-rate fee for parking of €50 per day in some streets of the city centre and at the beach in order to deter visitors from coming by car. Language English

Lithuania supports #BikesForUkraine

Mer, 24/05/2023 - 09:07
Nearly 500 bicycles collected by the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications left Vilnius for Ukraine on 19 May in support of the #BikesForUkraine campaign. Language English

CINEA highlights ongoing work on connected mobility

Mar, 23/05/2023 - 08:51
CINEA has published a brochure that presents a comprehensive overview of the Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility projects that it is currently managing. Language English

Lisbon bans through traffic from its inner city for three months

Lun, 22/05/2023 - 09:27
In the city of Lisbon, major infrastructure works are being used as a catalyst to change mobility behaviour in its inner city area. Language English

TRA2024: abstract submission closes on 29 May 2023

Lun, 22/05/2023 - 09:03
The abstract deadline for TRA2024, "Transport Transitions, Advancing Sustainable and Inclusive Mobility" has been extended until 29 May 2023. This is your opportunity to make a contribution to the advancement of the transport sector. Language English

New toolkit aims to help the transport sector address its gender imbalance

Mer, 17/05/2023 - 08:35
A new toolkit is being launched to support the transport sector to improve gender diversity and create more equitable employment opportunities and processes. Language English

Polish translation of SUMP Decision Makers Summary now available

Mer, 17/05/2023 - 08:00
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 Polish version is now available. Language English

Montreal borough is to base parking fees on the size of a car

Mar, 16/05/2023 - 09:35
A borough in Montreal is to introduce a residential parking scheme that bases its pricing on the net mass of the vehicle and its type of engine. Owners of lighter and less polluting vehicles will pay the lowest parking rates. Language English

Study shows that re-manufacturing e-bike components can lower costs

Lun, 15/05/2023 - 09:32
A study from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation has shown that e-bike components can be re-manufactured in a circular economy process that delivers re-manufactured components with the same properties as new components. Language English

Call for Proposals for #ChallengeMyCity 2023

Lun, 15/05/2023 - 08:00
#ChallengeMyCity is a programme that enables European cities to identify and test market-ready innovative mobility solutions that will help them tackle their most pressing urban challenges. This year's challenge focuses on the cities of Braga (Portugal), Larissa (Greece), Heraklion (Greece), and Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain). Language English