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Vilnius app tells commuters the story of their city during their trip

Gio, 23/06/2022 - 13:00
Trolley bus users in Vilnius are taken on a historical journey, adding a new experience to their commute. Language English

COVID-19 Impacts on Cycling in Europe and North America

Gio, 23/06/2022 - 09:00
The COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way we accessed society. Research by Virginia Tech provides detailed analysis of how pro-cycling measures were introduced during and after the pandemic and some visions for the future. Language English

Lithuania wins road safety prize after deaths fall more than 50% in a decade

Mer, 22/06/2022 - 13:00
Lithuania has been announced the winner of this year’s European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) Award. Language English

16 year-olds will be able to drive electric cars in Spain

Mar, 21/06/2022 - 09:11
The Spanish Ministry of the Interior has announced the launch of a new B1 licence to allow 16-year-olds to drive electric cars by 2023. Language English

European Parliament votes for all new cars to be zero emission from 2035

Lun, 20/06/2022 - 09:37

Lawmakers in the European Parliament plenary session voted in early June to require that all new cars and vans be zero emission from 2035, as part of the EU's efforts to reduce transport's carbon dioxide emissions.

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Register to attend the Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2022 ceremony

Gio, 16/06/2022 - 13:27
Registration to attend the annual Excellence in Road Safety Awards ceremony, taking place on Monday 17 October, is now open. Language English

Keeping a 'Just Transition' to sustainable mobility

Gio, 16/06/2022 - 08:00
As new technologies and mobility services emerge in our effort to create smarter, more sustainable transport, these must be steered in a way which prompts policy driven innovation, addressing critical economic, social and political concerns- while keeping our carbon reduction targets in focus. Language English

Eskişehir, Known as Turkey's College Town, Prepares its Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Mer, 15/06/2022 - 08:58

The rapid change and transformation of the world with the unpredictable urban growth brought on by densely populated cities of the last century have given rise to many social, environmental, economic and political problems. Although the city administrations want to solve issues such as climate change, increasing energy consumption, increasing poverty, and a lack of financing, these issues are usually handled one by one. This approach leads to solutions that yield low integration and short-term effects, thus creating problems in accessing and implementing long-term solutions.

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European Cargo Bike Industry Surveys 2022

Mar, 14/06/2022 - 08:00
The annual cargo bike industry surveys for manufacturers and operators are now open, running until 18 June 2022. Language English

Rotterdam offers e-bikes to transport bulky waste

Lun, 13/06/2022 - 09:36
Rotterdam has launched an electric cargo bike rental service to enable residents to dispose of bulky waste. Language English

Paris announces controversial plan to transform ring road into green belt

Ven, 10/06/2022 - 12:58
The French capital Paris has proposed to transform the city's ring-road by transforming one of the road's four lanes into a dedicated lane for public transport and shared transport, as well as increasing the amount of green space. Language English

Finland sets up working group for development of alternative fuel infrastructure

Gio, 09/06/2022 - 08:44
Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has created a working group to support the roll-out of infrastructure for alternative transport fuels and energy sources. Language English

New report on public transport research and innovation in Europe

Mer, 08/06/2022 - 09:42
The European Green Deal and its target for reducing emissions together with the New EU Urban Mobility Framework put public transport in the spotlight of EU mobility policies. Research and innovation is thus required in order to respond to these needs. This JRC report provides a review of recent trends, challenges and achievements of European research and innovation initiatives in public transport. The report identifies relevant projects that focus on public transport, using the Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) database. It identifies the main actors and trends in European public transport research and it discusses the main areas of development in order to identify the main achievements. It also presents future research needs and policy recommendations. Language English

City districts in Prague are receiving support to improve transport infrastructure

Mer, 08/06/2022 - 09:32
The Czech capital Prague is supporting its districts in developing infrastructure for transport.  Language English

Road accidents rising in Belgium post Covid

Mar, 07/06/2022 - 09:20

In Belgium, the number of fatalities in road traffic accidents in the first three months of 2022 was 50% more than in the same period last year; while the number of injuries in accidents has risen by nearly a quarter in the same period.

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Spanish Sustainable Mobility Law makes progress

Lun, 06/06/2022 - 10:05
The Spanish Government has approved the preliminary draft of the Sustainable Mobility Law presented by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda. The draft law is now being processed in the Spanish Parliament and is expected to be approved in 2023. Language English

3 June is World Bicycle Day

Ven, 03/06/2022 - 09:02
Today, 3 June 2022, is World Bicycle Day, which celebrates how increasing the amount we cycle benefits us in a number of ways. Language English

Gothenburg focusing on reducing emissions from waste collection

Gio, 02/06/2022 - 09:29

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is seeing the results of its actions over the last seven years to reduce emissions from the city's fleet of waste collection trucks.

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Konya prepares its Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Mer, 01/06/2022 - 14:56

The rapid change and transformation of the world with unpredictable urban growth brought on by densely populated cities of the last century has given rise to many social, environmental, economic and political problems. Although its impact has decreased, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world and caused immense changes. It has also changed travel habits to a great extent. Private modes of transport have become increasingly prevalent. Micro-mobility vehicles became more important for short-distance journeys within cities.

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Ireland reduces public transport fares nationally

Mer, 01/06/2022 - 09:09

Ireland has reduced public transport fares nationally for the first time since 1947. The move sees prices for a range of services drop by 20%.

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