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Polis is a network of European cities and regions cooperating for innovative transport solutions. Rotterdam holds the Polis presidency in 2016.
Polis president Pex Langenberg, Rotterdam: "Cities are playing an increasingly pivotal role in Europe. This also includes actively bridging the gap between government and industry, between public and private initiatives." [continue]
Polis in cooperation with the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP) - a joint initiative of the United Nations Economic Committe for Europe (UNECE) and the World Health Organisation - hosted a well attended Side Event on health and trasnport at the 2016 International Transport Forum's Summit in Leipzig on 18 May.Read more
Polis member Mr. Peter Mann, Senior Director - Transport, Bristol City Council, UK, was interviewed at the International Transport Forum’s 2016 Summit on “Green and Inclusive Transport” in Leipzig, Germany on 18 May 2016.Read more
Polis President Mr. Pex Langenberg, Vice Mayor of Rotterdam, was interviewed at the International Transport Forum’s 2016 Summit on “Green and Inclusive Transport” in Leipzig, Germany, on 20 May 2016.Read more
After nearly four years of demonstrating fully automated road transport systems in 7 towns and cities across Europe, the CityMobil2 partners would like to share the projects results and their thoughts for the future deployment of these systems.
Workshop targeting representatives of city authorities to determine relevant new use cases for C-ITS and cities.
The CIVITAS Initiative is running a three-day summer course from 7 - 10 June in the Spanish city of Málaga. The course will look at sustainable urban mobility in the context of quality of life in cities. There is great potential for sustainable urban mobility to contribute to making cities more pleasant places in which to live and spend time, with positive impacts on the environment, local economy, and even the physical and mental health of residents.