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Polis is a network of European cities and regions cooperating for innovative transport solutions. Manchester holds the Polis presidency in 2018.

Polis president Jon Lamonte, Transport for Greater Manchester: "Urban regions are key drivers for national and global economies, and transport is essential for their success and development. Challenges such as congestion, air quality and changes in customer behaviour have no obvious route to resolution, they require innovation." [continue]

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  • Added on 17 May 2018

    POLIS Side Event at ITF Summit addresses how cities unlock innovation to improve urban road safety

    On 23 May 2018, Polis will moderate the side event "From data to policy: New approaches for data-driven and smart road safety policies in cities and regions". It takes place in the framework of the International Transport Forum Summit in Leipzig (DE), and city speakers include Gothenburg and New York City.

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  • Added on 17 May 2018

    Please Contribute to the Vital Nodes Assessment

    Vital Nodes is about freight transport in the Urban Nodes of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). It aims at developing sustainable mobility within the urban nodes, addressing the multi- and intermodal connection between long-distance and last-mile freight logistics. We would like to invite you to our survey about the needs and chances you see in the integration of Urban Nodes in the TEN-T. We would highly appreciate if you had 15 minutes to fill it in. You can find it here:

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  • Added on 13 May 2018

    Global Alliance Formed to Standardize Parking Data

    Three major parking associations join forces to develop an international parking data standard. The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS), recently formed by the International Parking Institute (IPI), the British Parking Association (BPA), and the European Parking Association (EPA), is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to develop, promote, manage, and maintain a uniform global standard that will allow organizations to share parking data across platforms worldwide.

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  • International Transport Forum Summit

    The 2018 Summit on “Transport Safety and Security” will address issues ranging from terrorism and cyber-security to road safety and extreme weather disruption, including the risks and benefits of automated driving. Safety and security are core concerns for transport.

    23 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
  • DATEX II Forum

    This event is intended to provide ITS system users, policy makers, software developers, information architects and ITS consultants an opportunity to become acquainted with the latest DATEX II developments. The 'urbanisation' of DATEX II is currently an important activity.

    23 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
  • From data to policy: New approaches for data-driven and smart road safety policies in cities and regions

    Polis organised an official side event to the International Transport Forum Summit in cooperation with ETSC, iRAP, NACTO, NY City DOT, the Open Transport Partnership, TfL and Volvo Group.

    23 May 2018 - 3 document(s)

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