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Issue #59
August 2012

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Editorial

Dear members,

the 2012 Polis Conference programme is under preparation and a draft programme will be released soon. More than 130 abstracts have already been reviewed. Please save the dates 29-30 November 2012 in Perugia and visit the conference page for updates.

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Yours sincerely,
Sylvain Haon
Secretary General


QUICK NEWS

Second Joint EPA-Polis Parking Workshop: Register now!

"How can we be better? Improving quality of parking management to manage and balance urban transport demand" is the topic of the upcoming EPA-Polis Parking Workshop on 20 September 2012 in Helsinki. More information and registration.

URBACT annual conference "Cities of Tomorrow: Action Today”

Cities are asked for ideas, good practices and case studies for the URBACTannual conference on 3-4 December in Copenhagen. Among the key topics is "How can cities develop low carbon urban environment through better mobility and accessibility". More information.

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Calendar

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Members in action

University of Dresden evaluates road electrification for heavy trucks

In the ENUBA project, overhead line equipment is elaborated as an electromobility solutions for heavy trucks for long distances. Dresden's university now evaluates the research results to reach conclusions on the overall economic and ecological impact.

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Brussels Region invests in metro workshops

The Brussels Regional decision to migrate towards automated metro systems, has consequences for the depots and workshops. The Region will invest over 85 million euros to enable proper maintenance of the trains.

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European projects

Smartfusion-Straightsol workshop presentations on-line

On July 3rd the Smartfusion and Straightsol projects discussed Smart Urban Freight Solutions and possibilities for future collaboration.

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News from the institutions

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Funding opportunities and partner search

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