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Spanish government to finance ticket price reduction to promote public transport

Eltis - Gio, 04/08/2022 - 08:00
Spanish transport ticket prices are to be reduced for residents in the face of extraordinary price increases for fuel. Language English

Hungarian translation of the SUMP Topic Guide for Smaller Cities and Towns now available

Eltis - Mer, 03/08/2022 - 17:15
The SUMP Topic Guide for Smaller Cities and Towns, which support cities with a population of less than 100,000 in developing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, is now available in Hungarian. Language English

Tallinn runs free self-driving bus pilot

Eltis - Mer, 03/08/2022 - 08:00
Tallinn experiments with a self-driving bus for 2 months on a 1.8 km circuit route in real traffic conditions, as well as reduces the speed for 80 different streets in the centre. Language English

Madrid approves its new SUMP

Eltis - Mar, 02/08/2022 - 09:38
Madrid has approved the final text of the 'Madrid 360 Sustainable Mobility Plan', a key planning instrument that will set the structure for the capital's mobility policies until 2030. Language English

New Expert Group on Urban Mobility – Call for expression of interest for members representing local and regional authorities

Eltis - Lun, 01/08/2022 - 12:15
A Commission expert group on urban mobility was adopted on 28 July 2022. This call for expression of interest is intended to support the Commission in the selection of group members representing Member States' authorities at the regional and local level. Language English

Public transport commits to improving accessibility for all

Eltis - Lun, 01/08/2022 - 10:23
The International Association for Public Transport (UITP) has signed the “Lecco Declaration”, setting the framework for the industry to improve accessibility for all to public transport. Language English

New trams begin to arrive in Bucharest

Eltis - Ven, 29/07/2022 - 09:00
A year ago, Bucharest committed to spending €200 million on 100 new trams and €600 million to renovate the tracks. The first new trams are now arriving in the Romanian capital. Language English

Hyper Voisins' big mobility experiment

Eltis - Gio, 28/07/2022 - 08:00
The Parisian area of Hyper Voisins has become a laboratory for social experimentation. Language English

Germany is trialling a €9 national monthly transport pass

Eltis - Mer, 27/07/2022 - 08:43
Germany's trial with a subsidised public transport pass, which gives holders access to all buses, trams, metros and intercity trains for only €9 a month, is approaching its half-way point. Language English

SUMI Secretariat - a central point for all cities on the Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators

Eltis - Mar, 26/07/2022 - 10:00
The SUMI Secretariat is established to provide technical assistance to the 100 EU Mission “Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities” for the calculation of the revised SUMI indicators. Language English

New EU rules to improve road safety and enable fully driverless vehicles in the EU

Eltis - Ven, 22/07/2022 - 08:00
As of 6 July, a new set of European rules entered into force, requiring new vehicles to be equipped with a range of mandatory advanced driver assist systems to improve road safety. Language English

Danish report maps out the problem of 'ghost cycling'

Eltis - Mer, 20/07/2022 - 09:00
Cyclists riding against traffic forms a challenge in Danish cities. ‘Ghost cycling’ occurs mostly in the morning peak and is for some part a result of spatial separations created by urban roads. Language English

Luxembourg's experience with free public transport

Eltis - Mar, 19/07/2022 - 09:05

In 2020, Luxembourg became the first nation in the world to make all public transport entirely free at the point of use. The country has found that this is only part of the solution.

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Catalonia approves a plan to confront sexual harassment on public transport

Eltis - Lun, 18/07/2022 - 10:22

In 2020, the Government of Catalonia conducted a survey of women’s experiences of urban mobility and sexual harassment on public transport in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona. The survey revealed that around 17% of all reported criminal acts that have taken place on public transport, of which 60% of the victims are women and 40% are men.

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TandEM Women in Cycling - Cycling Training and Empowerment for Women by Women

Eltis - Ven, 15/07/2022 - 09:00
EIT Urban Mobility and Amsterdam-based cycling NGO BYCS are offering a free train-the-trainer course that will equip women to start a women’s cycling programme in their city.  Language English

Urban Mobility Days 2022 - Day 1 Programme now available

Eltis - Gio, 14/07/2022 - 13:00
As Urban Mobility Days fast approaches, we are delighted to share a preview of what we have in store for the first day of the programme. Language English

Stricter rules for e-scooters: New law in Brussels goes further than the Belgian one

Eltis - Gio, 14/07/2022 - 08:00
On 1 July, new federal laws for the use of e-scooters in Belgium have come into place. The law puts in place several restrictions related to their use in an effort to address concerns over road safety and hinderance linked to the increasing use of e-scooters. Language English

The Belgian city of Hasselt launches e-bikes for people with reduced mobility

Eltis - Mer, 13/07/2022 - 08:00
A wheelchair bike and a side-by-side tandem will now be available for rent for people with reduced mobility in the city of Hasselt. Language English

Small electric vehicles are transforming urban delivery

Eltis - Mer, 13/07/2022 - 07:00
An electric bike startup, which rents e-bikes to food delivery workers and other couriers, is partnering with and EV company to test a new electric three-wheeled vehicle for urban delivery. Language English

Braga forms Business Mobility Pact with 30 major companies

Eltis - Mar, 12/07/2022 - 08:00
The City of Braga has formed a Mobility Pact with 30 major companies that commit to take action for pushing sustainable mobility. Language English


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