Polis joined forces in April 2016 with many associations in the transport sector calling on more investment on CEF Transport grants.
This paper calls for the necessary means to make the TEN-T network, a smart and well thought transport infrastructure plan for Europe, a reality. On its own it will create 10 million additional jobs by 2030.
We want to be able to exploit at the fullest the synergies between transport, energy and digitalisation to keep our continent at the forefront of the 21th century. For this reason, the transport sector urges the EU institutions to increase the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget in the upcoming review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework.
The third meeting of the City Pool on C-ITS and cities, organised jointly by the CIMEC and CODECS projects, took place on 14 November 2016 in Barcelona. Hosted by CODECS partner RACC, the workshop aimed to enhance awareness of C-ITS among urban transport practitioners and to promote discussion on the potential for C-ITS deployment in the urban environment. More than 50 people attended the workshop, half of which were from cities.
The Polis Annual Conferences provide an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience and for the wider transport community to engage with representatives of city and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.
The European Commission (DG REGIO and DG MOVE) is organising an URBAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK event bringing together cities to exchange knowledge and experiences in Smart, Innovative & Sustainable urban mobility on 23 November 2016 at Les Ateliers des Tanneurs in Brussels.
The General Assembly is jointly organised by the European Commission Directorates-General for Mobility and Transport, Energy and Communications Networks, Content & Technology. It is an official associated event of the current Dutch Presidency. In its third edition, this event is the place to be for learning about key policy and market trends for smart cities and communities and creating new contacts and networks.