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Gothenburg opens Sweden’s first logistics centre for electric cargo bikes

Gothenburg opens Sweden’s first logistics centre for electric cargo bikes

Established in partnership with private operators, it will be Sweden's first logistics centre built for bicycles....
Read more 17/10/2019
AV consultation paper on passenger services and public transport

AV consultation paper on passenger services and public transport

The law commissions of England and Wales and of Scotland have launched a consultation paper on passenger services and public transport as part of a three-year review of the UK’s regulatory framework...
Read more 17/10/2019
Views sought on call topics for urban accessibility, connectivity and mobility

Views sought on call topics for urban accessibility, connectivity and mobility

An open, online consultation has been set up in order to get advice and feedback for the preparation of a transnational, European call for RDI (Research/Development/Innovation) proposals dedicated...
Read more 17/10/2019
Ile-de-France region to establish AV-based airport connection

Ile-de-France region to establish AV-based airport connection

The new autonomous mobility service will complement existing transport connections between Roissy-Charles de Gaulle and the business district of La Défense....
Read more 17/10/2019
Interesting funding opportunity for enhancing road safety

Interesting funding opportunity for enhancing road safety

The STP – Road Safety Advisory as hosted by the European Investment Advisory Hub (the Hub), is a gateway to advisory services to support the uptake of funding and financing opportunities for project...
Read more 17/10/2019
Apply for the 8th SUMP Award on Safe Walking and Cycling

Apply for the 8th SUMP Award on Safe Walking and Cycling

The call for applications for the 8th SUMP Award was officially launched at the occasion of the 6th SUMP Conference, in Groningen, on 17 June 2019. For this edition, the theme of the SUMP Award is "Sa...
Read more 17/10/2019
Join Shared and Micromobility experts talking at SAE Workshop in Paris

Join Shared and Micromobility experts talking at SAE Workshop in Paris

SAE International, in partnership with Autonomy & The Urban Mobility Submmit, is organizing the workshop “Shared and Micromobility: What’s Beyond the Hype?” in Paris....
Read more 13/10/2019
Organisations call for transport investments on the CEF II

Organisations call for transport investments on the CEF II

According to a consortium of 40 European associations and organisations - Polis included, incentives on transport with a strong CEF II, Connecting Europe Facility 2021-2027, will be the biggest asset...
Read more 10/10/2019
Revised European SUMP Guidelines launched at CIVITAS Forum 2019

Revised European SUMP Guidelines launched at CIVITAS Forum 2019

The publication of the second edition of the European SUMP Guidelines marks an important milestone in the take-up of new planning approaches in Europe....
Read more 04/10/2019
European Week of Regions and Cities: Polis-ERRIN Session on “Integrating New Mobility Services in Public Transport”, 8 October 2019, Brussels

European Week of Regions and Cities: Polis-ERRIN Session on “Integrating New Mobility Services in Public Transport”, 8 October 2019, Brussels

Join the open dialogue with cities and regions who will discuss how to identify needs and requirements of local and regional authorities in regulating and integrating new mobility services with public...
Read more 25/09/2019
Register for the joint Polis-EIT Climate KIC workshop “SuSMo–Shared Urban Sustainable Mobility” on 28 29 November 2019 in Brussels

Register for the joint Polis-EIT Climate KIC workshop “SuSMo–Shared Urban Sustainable Mobility” on 28 29 November 2019 in Brussels

The EIT Climate-KIC project on Sustainable Shared Mobility will kick off in Brussels in 2019 its first workshop, in a series of four events, targeting local governements, and other public and private...
Read more 25/09/2019
The SPROUT Project: Cities leading the urban mobility transition through the development of innovative policy responses

The SPROUT Project: Cities leading the urban mobility transition through the development of innovative policy responses

The new EU-funded project SPROUT kicked off on the 18th and 19th of September 2019 with its first project meeting in Zaragoza....
Read more 24/09/2019
Get Our Cities Moving: Join us at the AUTONOMY Summit!

Get Our Cities Moving: Join us at the AUTONOMY Summit!

The one-day event Get Our Cities Moving, co-organised by Polis and Autonomy, will connect high-level decision-makers from local authorities with leading mobility innovators to reflect on cities’ mo...
Read more 24/09/2019
“From Dream to Reality”: Leading Smart City Projects to Share Results in Brussels at EU Regions Week 2019

“From Dream to Reality”: Leading Smart City Projects to Share Results in Brussels at EU Regions Week 2019

The three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum will host the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the E...
Read more 23/09/2019
City declaration “The New Paradigm for Safe City Streets” launched today

City declaration “The New Paradigm for Safe City Streets” launched today

Deputy Mayor for Mobility and Safety in the city of Lisbon, Miguel Gaspar, along with Polis and Eurocities launched the new city declaration on road safety this morning in Brussels....
Read more 16/09/2019
New: Urban Road Safety Award – applications are now open!

New: Urban Road Safety Award – applications are now open!

European Commission launches new EU Urban Road Safety Award....
Read more 16/09/2019
Complete the questionnaire for the public consultation of the EU Urban Mobility Package

Complete the questionnaire for the public consultation of the EU Urban Mobility Package

The public consultation of the EU Urban Mobility Package has been approved by the SG and launched just yesterday, September 11, 2019. Responding to the questionnaire will be possible from September 11...
Read more 12/09/2019
Rovana Plumb nominated as EU Commissioner for Transport

Rovana Plumb nominated as EU Commissioner for Transport

European Commission (EC) president-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented on Tuesday, September 10, her team and the new structure of the next EC, officially proposing Romanian MEP Rovana Plumb for the...
Read more 12/09/2019
Nordic Edge Expo & Conference on Smart Cities: 24-26 September 2019, Stavanger (Norway)

Nordic Edge Expo & Conference on Smart Cities: 24-26 September 2019, Stavanger (Norway)

Smart Cities, from Local to Global: the speed of the transition to smarter and more sustainable cities is increasing, and at the heart of it all you will find Nordic Edge Expo. The leading conference...
Read more 12/09/2019
Velo-City 2020 cycling conference in Ljubljana launches call for abstracts

Velo-City 2020 cycling conference in Ljubljana launches call for abstracts

The next edition of Velo-city cycling conference series, co-organised by the City of Ljubljana and the European Cyclists’ Federation, will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 2-5 June 2020. The Cal...
Read more 11/09/2019
MAVEN project’s final results for policy makers on road automation

MAVEN project’s final results for policy makers on road automation

How can cities prepare for transitioning to road automation? And how is the role of the traffic manager changing with increased automation in transport? MAVEN has tried to answer these and many other...
Read more 11/09/2019
Online i-DREAMS survey: Call for expert views on safer driving until 30 September

Online i-DREAMS survey: Call for expert views on safer driving until 30 September

i-DREAMS expert survey is now online: it is possible to complete it to support the research for the i-Dreams system, a smart Driver and Road Environment Assessment and Monitoring System that will help...
Read more 11/09/2019
SKILLFUL Workshop on Future scenarios on skills and professions in transport

SKILLFUL Workshop on Future scenarios on skills and professions in transport

In a fast-changing world, which new skill requirements of workers at all levels in the transportation sector are needed to cope with the rise of new technologies? This event, organised at the VIAS Ins...
Read more 11/09/2019
+CityxChange Lighthouse Cities hold a seminar on future of urban energy systems

+CityxChange Lighthouse Cities hold a seminar on future of urban energy systems

As part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, on 10th October, the +CityxChange Lighthouse Cities, including our members, Limerick and Trondheim, will hold seminar on the future of urban energy...
Read more 11/09/2019
CoEXist Webinar on modelling automated vehicles

CoEXist Webinar on modelling automated vehicles

On Wednesday 25th September, at 10.00 (CEST), PTV will organise a public webinar on the modelling of Automated Vehicles (AVs)...
Read more 11/09/2019
ReVeAL project Reference Group: contact us for more details!

ReVeAL project Reference Group: contact us for more details!

The project ReVeAL (Regulating Vehicle Access for improved Livability) will establish a Reference Group, a community of cities, mobility service providers and technology suppliers that will follow the...
Read more 11/09/2019
Save the date! – ‘From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities’

Save the date! – ‘From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities’

GrowSmarter's session at the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place on Tue 8, October 2019, from 14:30 to 17:00....
Read more 09/09/2019
Thinking of parking? Be inspired by PARK4SUMP!

Thinking of parking? Be inspired by PARK4SUMP!

As it approaches its first birthday, CIVITAS PARK4SUMP can look back on a successful first year....
Read more 09/09/2019
19th Congress of the European Parking Association in Malaga: 12 days to the opening

19th Congress of the European Parking Association in Malaga: 12 days to the opening

The opening of the 19th EPA Congress & Exhibition is only 12 days away: read more info about the event....
Read more 06/09/2019
New ITF Report: Regulating App-Based Mobility Services

New ITF Report: Regulating App-Based Mobility Services

This ITF's report examines how new app-based mobility services can be effectively regulated. High-quality regulations are essential to ensure that ridesourcing, dockless bikeshare, e-scooters and othe...
Read more 06/09/2019
Save the date for the next NMS partner meeting – 29th November 2019

Save the date for the next NMS partner meeting – 29th November 2019

On Friday 29 November 2019, the New Mobility Services (NMS) initiative - part of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities - organises a partner meeting back to back with the...
Read more 06/09/2019
Respond to the CoEXist survey on automation-readiness!

Respond to the CoEXist survey on automation-readiness!

The European project CoEXist which focuses on the introduction of automated vehicles in urban environments published a survey to collect local authorities' and other experts' opinions on 'Automation-R...
Read more 06/09/2019