The Slovenian government has announced an investment of €63 million to fight detrimental PM10 air quality pollution in 3 of the most affected areas: Maribor, Celje, and Murska Sobota.Language English
UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced in November that the government will provide local councils across the country with a further £175 million (€154 million) to create safe space for cycling and walking. The announcement came shortly after surveys and independent polls showed strong public support for measures to reduce road traffic and reallocate road space for active travel.Language English
The Croatian city of Split has announced the creation of a city-wide public bike sharing scheme to improve connectivity within the city. “From Trogir to Podstrana, Split to Dicmo” is the guiding idea behind the new public bicycle sharing system that connects eight municipalities of the urban agglomeration.Language English
The city of Barcelona has announced a major expansion of its ‘superblocks’ initiative, as part of a 10-year plan to reduce car dependence and cut pollution. The project will take place in the central Eixample district.Language English
Located at the Adriatic Sea, Izola (11,000 inhabitants) is an attractive place to live and visit. Thanks to a recent project by the Municipality and IZP Izola, the opportunity to cycle in Izola will increase significantly. An investment of around € 1.9 M which includes a 40% funding share by EU Cohesion Funds, sees major new cycling infrastructure connections becoming a reality.
Izola hopes for a push of sustainable mobility options thanks to the increase in cycling infrastructure quantity and quality, including public lighting in the project to comply with the latter aim.Language English
European Commission Executive Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, who is leading the European Commission’s Green Deal activities, has highlighted the importance of cycling to deliver the ambitious targets of the EU Green Deal during a round table discussion with selected mayors and transport ministers held on 30 October 2020.Language English
We invite you to participate in the open public consultation on the revision of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive.
ITS improves safety, traffic efficiency and driver comfort by helping people make the right decisions and adapt to traffic situations. EU rules aim to accelerate and coordinate the deployment and use of these systems.
This revision will assess the availability of infrastructure and traffic/travel data across the whole EU transport network. It will also cover new developments such as:Language English
As a cornerstone of its urban mobility policy, the European Commission has strongly encouraged European towns and cities of all sizes to embrace the concept of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs). By improving accessibility to, through, and within urban areas and promoting the shift towards more sustainable modes of transport, SUMPs hold the potential to improve the overall quality of life for residents by addressing issues of congestion, air- and noise pollution, climate change, road accidents, unsightly on-street parking and the integration of new mobility services.Language English
In late October, the first local results of the City Changer Cargo Bike (CCCB) project were presented in Varna, a famous tourist destination in Bulgaria and a core logistics centre due to its location on the Black Sea coast.Language English