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Cities and Regions for Better Transport

Polis is a network of European cities and regions cooperating for innovative transport solutions. Rotterdam holds the Polis presidency in 2017.

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]

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  • Added on 07 December 2017

    Cities around the world cooperate to save lives

    PRESS RELEASE: POLIS and the International Transport Forum’s “Safer City Streets” initiative cooperate for safer roads. The second joint workshop on 7 and 8 December brings cities from around the world, which are committed to reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured in traffic, to Brussels. [presse release as pdf]

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    Is urban transport disruption good or bad? Cities will decide

    The public sector used to be the primary provider and contractor of local and regional transport services and data, but third parties - vehicle manufacturers, telecom companies, app developers - have entered this domain. This brought Polis to stage a debate on the question what should be the role of local authorities in the transport system of tomorrow. The session Who’ll take the chair? - The changing role of the local authority closed the Polis Annual Conference 2017.

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  • Added on 06 December 2017

    Regulating vehicle access is opening up cities

    Access regulations help to manage mobility in cities. The Polis conference Opening Plenary session, titled Combat & Curb? Regulating access to city centres, focused on urban vehicle access regulations (UVARs). These can be successfully implemented to decrease air and noise pollution, curb congestion and improve liveability and safety in cities and regions.

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  • Final SafetyCube Conference

    The Final SafetyCube Conference will reveal the SafetyCube Decision Support System (DSS). The DSS enables policy-makers to select and implement the most appropriate strategies, measures and cost-effective approaches to reduce casualties of all road user types and all severities in Europe and worldwide.

    22 March 2018 - 23 March 2018
  • Transport Research Arena TRA 2018 in Vienna, 16-19 April 2018

    From 16 to 19th April 2018, the 7th Transport Research Arena (TRA) will take place in Vienna, Austria


    16 April 2018 - 19 April 2018

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