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Rome kicks off the Logistics Living Lab

Rome kicks off the Logistics Living Lab

On February 24, Roma Capitale, Rome Mobility Agency and Roma Tre University present the Logistics Living Lab of Rome....
Read more 21/02/2020
Decision Makers Summary for EU SUMP Guidelines out now

Decision Makers Summary for EU SUMP Guidelines out now

An interactive summary has been created that makes the new edition of the EU SUMP Guidelines more accessible and easy to use....
Read more 21/02/2020
Annex to new edition of EU SUMP Guidelines now available

Annex to new edition of EU SUMP Guidelines now available

The annex to the Guidelines for Developing and Implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (second edition) is now available to read and download....
Read more 21/02/2020
New SUMP Self-Assessment tool released

New SUMP Self-Assessment tool released

Do you want to evaluate your urban mobility planning approach and/or SUMP? Then try the new SUMP Self-Assessment tool! Fill out the questionnaire and receive an individual assessment, advice, links to...
Read more 21/02/2020
Île-de-France Mobilités offers 500 euros e-bike purchase incentive

Île-de-France Mobilités offers 500 euros e-bike purchase incentive

Since December 2019 Île-de-France Mobilités is granting Ile-de-France residents an incentive ranging from 500 to 600 euros to purchase an electric bike. ...
Read more 20/02/2020
The INDIMO project: making digital mobility more inclusive and accessible for all transport users.

The INDIMO project: making digital mobility more inclusive and accessible for all transport users.

The new EU-funded project INDIMO (Inclusive Digital Mobility Solutions) kicked off its activities with its first consortium meeting, held in Brussels on 12 and 13 February 2020. The proliferation o...
Read more 17/02/2020
European Commission launches Evaluation Survey on Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

European Commission launches Evaluation Survey on Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

The objective of the study is to enable DG MOVE to assess the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence and EU added value of the Directive, with a view to draw lessons for the future....
Read more 11/02/2020
Why Co-Creation matters

Why Co-Creation matters

Why is it so important to involve citizens in the identification of mobility challenges at the neighborhood level? Four CIVITAS projects - SUNRISE, Cities4People, Metamophosis and MUV - explained it i...
Read more 10/02/2020
WANTED: Good Practices for the INTERREG e-smartec Project

WANTED: Good Practices for the INTERREG e-smartec Project

The e-smartec project aims at collecting a wide array of Good Practices for targeted marketing techniques' successful deployments. Share yours now!...
Read more 10/02/2020
Answer today to ReVeAL’s Market Consultation on Technology and Services for Future Options for UVARs

Answer today to ReVeAL’s Market Consultation on Technology and Services for Future Options for UVARs

ReVeAL performs a Market Consultation on Technology and Services for Future Options for Urban Vehicle Access Regul ations (UVARs): fill in the survey today!...
Read more 10/02/2020
SPROUT Webinar: Understanding Transition in Urban Mobility

SPROUT Webinar: Understanding Transition in Urban Mobility

The first SPROUT webinar, on Understanding Transition in Urban Mobility, will take place on 24 February at 15.00 (CET time)...
Read more 05/02/2020
TRA 2020 unveils conference programme

TRA 2020 unveils conference programme

The conference programme of the Transport Research Arena 2020, "Rethinking Transport", has just been published. The event will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on 27-30 April 2020....
Read more 05/02/2020
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: JOIN THE EfficienCE project User Forum!

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: JOIN THE EfficienCE project User Forum!

Are you currently in the process of developing a pilot measure for energy efficient Public Transport infrastructure or adopting innovative technologies? If yes, apply now!...
Read more 31/01/2020
SPROUT Open Innovation Community officially kicks off activities

SPROUT Open Innovation Community officially kicks off activities

Its goal: involving urban mobility stakeholders in the definition of innovative urban mobility policy responses...
Read more 31/01/2020
TfL launches London FreightLab to innovate for freight and servicing

TfL launches London FreightLab to innovate for freight and servicing

The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) are looking for the best innovators to apply for an innovation challenge, London FreightLab, to develop new ways of tackling some of the biggest issues associa...
Read more 31/01/2020
Ghent to build Europe’s largest bicycle parking

Ghent to build Europe’s largest bicycle parking

Railway company NMBS is expanding the indoor bicycle shed of the Gent Sint-Pieters station into the largest in Europe, with 17,000 places....
Read more 30/01/2020
Île-de-France Region launches call for expressions of interest in freight and logistics

Île-de-France Region launches call for expressions of interest in freight and logistics

By encouraging local authorities and logistics professionals to collaborate on common solutions, the Region aims to enhance the attractiveness of the Ile-de-France region, to give value to the sources...
Read more 30/01/2020
How to integrate urban nodes in the TEN-T corridors?

How to integrate urban nodes in the TEN-T corridors?

The Vital Nodes project aimed to improve European interconnection while developing sustainable mobility within the urban nodes of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The policy recommendatio...
Read more 29/01/2020
Polis to bring cities’ perspectives to world leaders summit on road safety

Polis to bring cities’ perspectives to world leaders summit on road safety

Polis will contribute to several sessions and side events of this year's Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, which will take place on 19-20 February 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden....
Read more 29/01/2020

Application to the Procura+ Awards 2020 is now open

Public authorities can now submit their candidacies to the 2020 edition of the Procura+ Awards, a prestigious recognition of procurements and related initiatives with remarkable economic, environment...
Read more 28/01/2020
SOLUTIONSplus Flagship Project Starts

SOLUTIONSplus Flagship Project Starts

Integrating Urban Electric Mobility Solutions in the Context of the Paris Agreement, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the New Urban Agenda...
Read more 28/01/2020
Leuven’s mobility advisor Tim Asperges is the Mobility Person of the year

Leuven’s mobility advisor Tim Asperges is the Mobility Person of the year

Every year, the Belgian Network for Sustainable Mobility (Netwerk Duurzame Mobiliteit) designates a person who has done a lot for sustainable mobility in Flanders region (Belgium). For the year 2019 T...
Read more 28/01/2020
Why You Should Subscribe to the e-smartec Newsletter

Why You Should Subscribe to the e-smartec Newsletter

We care for each other, we care for our space, we become part of mobility planning. A fresh new project, 6 test-bed areas and one ultimate goal: to provide tailored guidelines on citizens and stake...
Read more 27/01/2020
Polis becomes a member of IMET

Polis becomes a member of IMET

Polis joins the IMET initiative which publishes a paper on electric mobility and energy transition...
Read more 24/01/2020
Traffic Efficiency Working Group to discuss vehicle automation

Traffic Efficiency Working Group to discuss vehicle automation

The next meeting of the Polis Traffic Efficiency Working Group will take place in Milton Keynes (United Kingdom) on Thursday, 26 March 2020....
Read more 24/01/2020
Inspiration and guidance on inclusive transport from the INCLUSION project

Inspiration and guidance on inclusive transport from the INCLUSION project

INCLUSION (www.h2020-inclusion.eu) aims to understand, assess and evaluate the accessibility and inclusiveness of transport solutions in rural, remote and deprived areas especially for vulnerable user...
Read more 14/01/2020
Governance Working Group meeting to discuss data, PPPs and integration with public transport

Governance Working Group meeting to discuss data, PPPs and integration with public transport

The Polis Working Group for Governance & Integration will hold the first meeting of 2020 in Brussels on 10-11 March 2020. Save the date!...
Read more 14/01/2020
Call for Sessions at Urbanism Next Europe 2020 is OPEN

Call for Sessions at Urbanism Next Europe 2020 is OPEN

The Call for Sessions & Speakers for Urbanism Next Europe 2020 is now open: we are looking for bold ideas and great speakers, and you could be one of them!...
Read more 13/01/2020
How to use scenarios to support transport planning?

How to use scenarios to support transport planning?

A new report released by the MORE project explores how cities can make use of scenario-based planning to make better decisions....
Read more 13/01/2020
Call for the 2020 Covenant of Mayors Awards is open!

Call for the 2020 Covenant of Mayors Awards is open!

The Covenant of Mayors Awards are a great opportunity to showcase the progress made with your Sustainable Energy (and Climate) Action Plan, and become a reference example for the whole Covenant Commun...
Read more 08/01/2020
New year, new me(tro)

New year, new me(tro)

2020 has begun, and the Brussels public transport company STIB has resolved to prepare for the challenges of a new decade by introducing a number of significant measures. In an effort to address th...
Read more 07/01/2020
Barcelona: now home to southern Europe’s largest low-emissions zone

Barcelona: now home to southern Europe’s largest low-emissions zone

Having come into effect on 1 January 2020, many roads in the Catalan capital are now off limits to cars, unless drivers are willing to face charges of up to €1,800 for driving in the city during the...
Read more 06/01/2020