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Findings from the EU Road Safety Results Conference

Mar, 20/04/2021 - 12:39
The European Commission released new figures on 20 April 2021 which show road deaths fell to a record low in 2020 as traffic volumes dropped significantly. Language English

Winners of the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Awards announced

Lun, 19/04/2021 - 16:00
The European Commission announced on 19 April 2021 the winners of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Awards 2020, the 9th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award) and the EU Urban Road Safety Award. Language English

New early warning system for autonomous vehicles

Lun, 19/04/2021 - 09:31
A research team at the Technical University of Munich has developed a new early warning system for autonomous vehicles that uses artificial intelligence to warn the driver when it foresees a situation that the system will not be able to handle on its own. Language English

Amsterdam trials waste collection by boat

Lun, 19/04/2021 - 09:17

Amsterdam is experimenting with a new, cleaner, solution to waste disposal - using electrically powered boats, with a little help from the city’s well-developed system of canals.

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EU Sustainable Energy Week: Call to host sessions now open

Lun, 19/04/2021 - 08:00

The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place on 25-29 October 2021 under the theme: ‘Towards 2030: Reshaping the European Energy System’.

The Policy Conference is the biggest European conference dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders will focus on sustainable energy issues, debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas. 

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How the bicycle revolution has disrupted French cities

Ven, 16/04/2021 - 13:32
French publication Le Monde have published an article on the wide-ranging socio-economic impacts of the "velorution" - the bicylce revolution - in French towns and cities. Language English

Relaunch of the Road Safety Charter

Ven, 16/04/2021 - 08:00
The European Road Safety Charter, led by the European Commission, has now been relaunched with the appointment of Ricardo. Language English

Key outputs from the SMARTA (Smart Rural Transport Areas) project now available

Gio, 15/04/2021 - 08:00
The key outputs from SMArt Rural Transport Areas (SMARTA) project (which focused on rural mobility) are now available. Language English

15 projects recommended for funding under the ERA-NET Cofund on Urban Accessibility and Connectivity

Mer, 14/04/2021 - 09:00
National funding agencies in the ERA-NET Urban Accessibility and Connectivity have agreed upon 15 projects recommended for funding. Language English

New report by CEDelft and the EPHA in tackling the surge in air pollution

Mer, 14/04/2021 - 08:00
CEDelft and the European Public Health Alliance have published a report evaluating the effectiveness of transport policies at the city level. Language English

Access City Award 2021

Mar, 13/04/2021 - 14:37
The winner of the 2021 Access City Award - which recognises and celebrates a city's efforts to become more accessible - is the city of Jönköping, in Sweden. Language English

Marijampolė initiates Sustainable Mobility Plan

Mar, 13/04/2021 - 08:00
The city of Marijampolė has launched its sustainable urban mobility plan, laying out a sustainable vision for the city’s transport infrastructure. Language English

Luxembourg unveils first cycling streets

Lun, 12/04/2021 - 01:00
The first cycling streets, which give priority to cyclists and bring in a speed limit of 30 km/h, were unveiled in a pilot project in Luxembourg. Language English

Romania launches a national Green Friday campaign to promote the use of alternative transport

Gio, 08/04/2021 - 08:00
March 2021 saw the launch of a national campaign in Romania to promote the use alternative transport in order to reduce pollution and carbon emissions. Language English

Better accessibility to public infrastructure for disabled people in Iași

Mar, 06/04/2021 - 09:00
Iași starts improvement programme for side walks' accessibility and usability to people with reduced mobility. First actions concentrate on transport stations, audio signals for traffic lights and tactile pavements. Language English

6th UN Global Road Safety Week campaign launched

Lun, 05/04/2021 - 09:00
The campaign for the 6th United Nations Global Road Safety Week, which seeks to garner policy commitments to deliver 30 km/h (20 mph) speed limits in urban areas, is now live. Language English

Setúbal pushes the development of electric mobility

Ven, 02/04/2021 - 09:57
Setúbal and neighbouring municipalities in Portugal are supporting the development of electric mobility through a unique project. Language English

Warsaw starts the construction of a third metro line

Gio, 01/04/2021 - 10:06
The Mayor of Warsaw has approved the construction of the city's third metro line, which will have six new stations by 2028. Language English

Results from the first full year of Vienna's metro station PV system

Mer, 31/03/2021 - 09:00
A new, foil-based photovoltaic (PV) system is being tested on the roof of a Vienna metro station by Wiener Linien. Language English

Guimarães invests in PT tickets for students and people with reduced mobility

Mar, 30/03/2021 - 19:00
The Câmara de Guimarães supports pupils and people with reduced mobility to use public transport with more than EUR 500,000. Language English