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Pilsen finished tests of a new battery technology for a trolleybus line

Mar, 30/03/2021 - 09:00
The Pilsen City Public Transport Company (PMDP) in Cezch Republic has successfully finished tests of a battery buffer storage station for trolleybus lines. Language English

EIT Urban Mobility launches 6 calls for proposals

Lun, 29/03/2021 - 09:00
EIT Urban Mobility launched 6 new calls for proposals on 19 March 2021 Language English

Spanish translation of the SUMP Summary for Decision-makers now available

Ven, 26/03/2021 - 08:00

Publication of Guidelines and Summaries for developing and implementing a 

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Estonia’s free county public transport did not fulfill goals

Mer, 24/03/2021 - 07:23
Estonia's National Audit Office of Estonia have been investigating the free public transport introduced in Tallinn. It was found that the free county public transport has not been efficiently planned and managed and thus does not cut car trips as expected. Language English

The CIVITAS Forum 2021 is coming - save the date!

Mar, 23/03/2021 - 11:57
Save the date! The CIVITAS Forum Conference 2021 will take place on 20-21 October 2021 in Aachen (Germany). In a Forum-first, this year's event will be a hybrid one. Language English

Finalists for the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Awards announced

Lun, 22/03/2021 - 13:47
The finalists of the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Awards, the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award) and the EU Urban Road Safety Award were revealed today. Language English

Multiple funds in Italy are supporting the development of sustainable mobility

Lun, 22/03/2021 - 08:44
While the pandemic has had its costs, in terms of lives and its impact on the economy, the crisis has also presented major opportunities for innovation. In Italy, European and national funds are available to develop sustainable mobility at different levels. Language English

Toulouse starts testing autonomous electric shuttle

Lun, 22/03/2021 - 08:37
The French Metropolis of Toulouse has recently green-lit the start of a trial for an autonomous electric shuttle on the open road. Language English

Baden-Württemberg supports municipalities in hiring new employees for sustainable mobility

Lun, 22/03/2021 - 07:00
The Ministry of Transport Baden-Württemberg in Germany is supporting employing additional staff in local authorities to further promote the transition to sustainable mobility. Language English

TRIMIS and its link to Urban Mobility

Ven, 19/03/2021 - 16:29
TRIMIS (the Transport Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System portal) is an open-access knowledge management system that consists of a large database of EU-funded and nationally-funded transport research projects and programmes, including many related to urban mobility. Language English

Call for Applications now open to join CIVITAS Mobility Match sessions!

Ven, 19/03/2021 - 16:04
Mobility practitioners and city planning staff from European countries can now apply to participate in the CIVITAS Mobility Match sessions. Language English

Manchester pushes work on active travel infrastructure plan

Gio, 18/03/2021 - 07:17
Manchester creates a new active travel route in Ancoats and New Islington. Consultations propose investments in better junctions and public spaces, less car traffic and on-street parking and add greeneries and trees to the route. Language English

Report on EU-wide alternative fuels infrastructure deployment

Mer, 17/03/2021 - 10:00
The European Commission has published a report on the alternative fuels infrastructure Directive. Language English

EAFO policy paper: Europe on the electrification path towards clean transportation

Mar, 16/03/2021 - 07:34
The European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) published a policy paper on Europe's electrification pathway towards clean transportation. Language English

Guidelines on reversing car dependency

Lun, 15/03/2021 - 09:29
The International Transport Forum has released a new report on “Reversing Car Dependency”. The document includes guidance for governments on how to encourage people to leave their cars at home and use more sustainable means of transport, regardless of how they are powered or who drives them. Language English

Brussels exempts drivers with reduced mobility in Low Emission Zone

Lun, 15/03/2021 - 09:16
People with reduced mobility can request an exemption from Brussels' Low Emission Zone following a recent decision by the regional government. Language English

Senate of Berlin adopted plan including city-wide zero emission zone

Gio, 11/03/2021 - 12:13
Germany's Capital aims to introduce a zero-emisison zone covering the entire city in the medium time range. Language English

Report sheds light on the main challenges, trends and factors influencing city logistics

Gio, 11/03/2021 - 10:13
The resilience of the logistics chains is essential and has been put through several stress tests with the rise of on-demand logistics, aiming to accommodate citizen’s expectations for fast delivery at low or even or zero cost. Urban logistics have long been an important element of sustainable urban mobility, with its importance being further reinforced with the COVID-19 crisis. The fast-changing patterns of consumers, who are increasingly turning to online on-demand platforms, is also bringing additional stress to the existing systems and to last-mile deliveries with pressing calls for action. Language English

How to plan cycle logistics hubs

Lun, 08/03/2021 - 08:25
“A Guide to Planning Cyclelogistics Hubs” was recently launched by The CityChangerCargoBike (CCCB), a CIVITAS project supported by the EU's Horizon 2020 programme. This guide aims to inspire a move towards cyclelogistics cargo bike hubs by providing readers with detailed indications for their development. Language English

Autonomous bus trial launched in Malaga

Lun, 08/03/2021 - 08:14
An autonomous electric bus has begun operation as part of a trial launched in Malaga. Language English