The city of Nicosia has completed the rehabilitation of Kyriacou Matsi avenue, one of the most important and busiest streets in the Cypriot capital. Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and Nicosia’s Mayor, Constantinos Yiorkadjis, officially re-opened the street in mid-July 2021, right before the start of the city's busy tourist season. The city underlined that the rehabilitation of Kyriacou Matsi avenue was an extremely important project, which will change the face of the city by making it more beautiful, more functional and more accessible.Language English
In July 2021, Oslo City Council adopted new regulations that put several restrictions on e-scooters. The aim of the measures in the Norwegian capital is to reduce the number of accidents and the nuisance that e-scooters cause for some, in particular to people with impaired sight and/or mobility. The most prominent measures include the introduction of a ban on e-scooter rentals between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. in the city and the setting of a cap on the number of e-scooters available for hire.Language English
France has become the first European country to adapt its road and traffic regulations to allow the operation of fully-automated vehicles on public roads.Language English
The Slovenian Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has approved EU funding for a range of cycling routes across the country. The total value of the projects amounts to €17.7 million. The projects will be supported by the EU, with €8.3 million coming from the European Regional Development Fund.
The eight projects which have been approved, and which will receive the funding, are:Language English
The UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on 30 June 2021 a partnership with Motability – a national disability charity – to assess and introduce accessibility standards for electric vehicle (EV) charge points.Language English
The New European Bauhaus Initiative (NEB) is an environmental, social, and cultural initiative that complements the European Green Deal and combines aesthetic experience, sustainability, and inclusivity. For this Cross-KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community) NEB activity, EIT Urban Mobility will capitalise on existing citizen-centred engagement programmes aligned with the NEB mission.Language English