The City of Copenhagen wants to ban electric scooter rentals from the city centre. Under a new regulation proposed by the Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs, Ninna Hedeager Olsen, it will no longer be possible to rent or park an electric scooter in the majority of Copenhagen's historic centre and adjacent neighbourhoods. The regulation is to put an end to the clutter and disorder caused by abandoned electric scooters in Copenhagen’s streets.Language English
Urban Mobility Days 2020 has made session presentation slides available for download.
Follow the links below to access informative presentations about the wide range of topics that were discussed during the virtual conference. Sessions are also available to view on the Eltis Mobility Portal YouTube channel.Language English
Many cities around Europe have seen an increase in cycling during the COVID-19 crisis, and the Polish city of Kraków is no exception.
In the first three weeks of September 2020, there was an increase in cycling of 26% in the city compared to the same period in 2019. Kraków has 13 measuring points for cycling traffic in the city, data from which has been used to calculate the city-wide increase. However, on some routes the increase has been substantially more, including 59% at the measuring point on Tynieckiego Street in the city.Language English
With the projected growth in transport demand, the current way of providing transport is unsustainable and generates the need for innovative services that could support seamless mobility and a shift from car ownership to usership. An emerging trend in this direction is the integration of on-demand modes with public transport, leading to the 'Mobility as a Service' (MaaS) concept.Language English
The revision of the Clean Vehicles Directive, which was adopted last year, aims to mobilise public procurement to accelerate the deployment of clean vehicles. The Directive sets national targets, defined as a minimum share of clean vehicles in the total number of vehicles procured in each Member State, but leaves full flexibility in how the effort is distributed within each Member State.Language English
The city of Valencia has launched a project to provide 1,060 smart parking spaces for people with reduced mobility, for loading and unloading. The spaces can also be used by taxis. The system allows the intelligent management of these restricted-use parking spaces, showing which places are free or not.Language English
In an effort to be fully accessible to everyone, Spanish city Barcelona has implemented a new system on its bus network that helps people with visual impairments to improve their autonomy whilst using public transport.Language English
The recorded conference sessions are available to view online.Language English