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Report on 'Mobility as a Service (MaaS): A digital roadmap for public transport authorities'

Ven, 22/01/2021 - 11:00
A new CERRE Mobility Report explains that the use of new technology alone will not be enough to achieve the Commission’s decarbonisation and digitalisation goals and that adopting broad new regulations will be necessary. Language English

Bicycles and ITS: Finding the right solutions for Bike Parking

Gio, 21/01/2021 - 11:53

As early as 2005, innovations including bicycle parking facilities with access through electronic identification or an automatic bike storage system without user effort were presented, and these innovations have continued to raise the question as to whether human effort or interaction is becoming superfluous in 21st century bicycle parking?

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Call for feedback on the SUMP Topic Guide on mobility planning for resilient cities

Mer, 20/01/2021 - 17:09
CIVITAS Initiative calls for feedback on the draft SUMP Topic Guide on mobility planning for resilient cities by 22nd January. Language English

Call open to host CIVITAS Forum 2021!

Mer, 20/01/2021 - 13:00
City from across Europe are invited to apply to host the CIVITAS Forum Conference 2021. Language English

You can now register for the SOLUTIONSplus global learning programme on electric mobility

Mer, 20/01/2021 - 12:00
The SOLUTIONSplus project has opened registrations for its first course on e-mobility. The e-learning programme aims to provide participants with a basic understanding of e-mobility in a global and online learning environment. Language English

Paris public transport operator orders 109 electric buses

Lun, 18/01/2021 - 09:36
French state-owned public transport operator RATP orders 109 electric buses from French manufacturer Bluebus. Language English

Coronavirus changes cities: Cycle paths boom in Italy

Lun, 18/01/2021 - 09:10
The Coronavirus pandemic has triggered unprecedented investment in cycling in Italy. Since the pandemic began, bicycle trips have notably increased and 193 km of new cycle paths have been built. The ambitious goal is to add another 2,600 km. Language English

Cities-4-People publishes its final set of deliverables

Ven, 15/01/2021 - 18:27
This project focused on people oriented transport and mobility has now concluded and published a set of deliverables for future consultation and replication. Language English

EIT Urban Mobility launches its first free online course

Gio, 14/01/2021 - 10:00
EIT Urban Mobility Academy recently launched its Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) called Designing the Cycling City. Language English

Vienna cleans up illegal parking hotspots to speed up public transport

Mer, 13/01/2021 - 13:30
The Viennese public transport operator Wiener Linien has teamed up with the city boroughs to mitigate the problem of illegal parking hotspots. Language English

E-course creating successful bicycle infrastructure - launches 1 February 2021

Mer, 13/01/2021 - 09:52
DTV Capacity Building has produced an e-course on developing successful cycling infrastructure to help mobility professionals and bicycle enthusiasts promote cycling. Language English

The INCLUSION project launches guidance for a fair(er) transport system

Lun, 11/01/2021 - 09:40
Over the last three years, the EU-funded INCLUSION project has been addressing the challenges of accessibility to public transport in peripheral, peri-urban and rural areas. The experience of the project resulted in three key publications, which will provide valuable guidance to local authorities, planners and practitioners that strive to make mobility more inclusive, accessible and fair for all types of user. Language English

Greater Lyon tightens its low emission zone

Lun, 11/01/2021 - 09:26
The Municipality of Lyon tightened restrictions on its low emission zone (LEZ) on 1 January 2021 Language English

STF adopts report on recommendations for public authorities for electric recharging infrastructure

Ven, 08/01/2021 - 12:00
The Sustainable Transport Forum (STF) adopts report "Recommendations for public authorities for procuring, awarding concessions, licences and/or granting support for electric recharging infrastructure for passenger cars and vans". Language English

STF call for applications: Sub-group on best practice for public authorities to support the deployment of recharging infrastructure

Ven, 08/01/2021 - 11:30
The Sustainable Transport Forum calls for applications for a new sub-group on best practice for public authorities to support the deployment of recharging infrastructure. Language English

New TfL report confirms increasing popularity of walking and cycling in London

Gio, 07/01/2021 - 11:00
Transport for London (TfL) has committed to allocating additional funds to improve walking and cycling infrastructure in the capital over the next months following reports that show that walking and cycling in the UK’s capital has considerably increased since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic began. Language English

SUMP is coming to Hungary – new Hungarian translation now available

Mer, 06/01/2021 - 13:00

By first publishing in English, the 2nd edition of the SUMP Guidelines were made available to cities worldwide. Meanwhile, many national institutions have been working to translate the SUMP Guidelines into their own language – to make them even easier to use and to establish the concept of SUMPs in their own country.

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33% increase in cycling in Hamburg captured by the new thermal imaging cameras

Mar, 05/01/2021 - 11:00

Thanks to Hamburg’s new bicycle counting network launched earlier this year, the city has concluded that cycling has skyrocketed by 33% in 2020 compared to the previous year.

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Data sharing framework looks to accelerate the use of London car clubs

Lun, 04/01/2021 - 11:00
A new framework has been launched to enable data sharing between London boroughs and car club operators, with the aim of encouraging the use of car clubs in London. Language English

Lithuania invests EUR 3 Million to scrap old cars for green mobility choices

Gio, 31/12/2020 - 11:00

All around Europe, governments motivate people to rethink their mobility choices. To add some momentum, the Lithuanian government has launched a programme that rewards people to scrap their old, polluting cars and get compensated for the costs of more sustainable choices. People can receive support for annual public transport tickets (max. EUR 310 for Vilnius City ticket), electric mopeds or motorcycles (max. EUR 1,000), e-bikes (max. EUR 700) as well as e-scooters and conventional bicycles (max. EUR 400).

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