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Active travel can drive urban economic growth and contribute to citizens health

Experts in health, city planning, environment and transport from Europe and the United States, including several local authorities, debated at workshop in Brussels on 30 October on integrating health...
Read more 07/11/2012

First EU Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) award launched

Within the framework of its Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign, the European Commission launched the EU’s first award to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local...
Read more 04/09/2012

Intelligent eyes keep London moving on Olympic route network

Six additional smart cameras have been set up on the London Olympic route network to keep the city moving. The application has been made possible through the EU co-funded research project STADIUM. The...
Read more 10/08/2012

Sustainable urban mobility: Commission campaign boosts support to fight congestion and pollution

The European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign was launched today and represents a three-year initiative aiming to support sustainable urban mobility campaigners in 31 countries. Activi...
Read more 03/07/2012

Press release: Securing the health benefits of active travel in Europe

The urban mobility network Polis calls for action on active travel and health in a position paper produced following the roundtable discussion on Transport & Health held at the 2011 Annual Polis Confe...
Read more 23/03/2012

Shooting Stars across Europe

PRESS RELEASE: How to achieve cleaner transport in European cities and regions? The ECOSTARS scheme recognises fleet operators’ efforts to save energy and provides authorities with a method of envi...
Read more 29/02/2012

CHAMPion cities in cycling teaming up!

PRESS RELEASE: The bicycle is one of the corner stones in creating sustainable and liveable cities. To meet that challenge, 7 European champion cycling cities have joined forces. They aim to become ev...
Read more 10/02/2012

Momentum to share outcomes with the users: Final OASIS User Forum on 15 and 16 November 2011 in Milan, Italy

OASIS, a research project partially funded by the European Commission under FP7, promises to revolutionize the interoperability, quality, breadth and usability of services addressed to older persons t...
Read more 07/11/2011

Co-Cities: Cooperative Mobility Services to Improve Urban Traffic Management

Pilot project Co-Cities incorporates travellers’ feedback to existing mobility services to offer better transport information services....
Read more 08/09/2011

SUGAR Project Entered its Final Round

Press release: Good practice selection on public actions in urban freight management to be released. SUGAR entered its last round and is now in its final project year. The project addresses ineffici...
Read more 27/06/2011

Five European cities and regions honoured with the OSMOSE Awards for their transport innovations

Madrid (ES), Essex (UK), Barcelona (ES), Aalborg (DK) and San Sebastian (ES) are the winners of this year’s OSMOSE Awards for local traffic innovations. The awards are presented to the winners on 7...
Read more 06/04/2011

Stakeholders in future EU Electric Vehicle Market to collaborate around urban deployment

London – International NGO The Climate Group and Polis – who have members that makeup a network of European Cities and Regions – hosted a joint event on 6 April at the offices of the Society of...
Read more 06/04/2011

Dresden welcomes over 200 international mobility experts to POLIS annual conference

This year's annual conference of the European network POLIS is to be held at the MESSE DRESDEN exhibition centre on 25 and 26 November 2010. Over 200 participants, including guests from Britain, Franc...
Read more 18/11/2010

Polis welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of a report on an action plan on urban mobility

Polis press release (28/04/2009). Polis welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of a report on an action plan on urban mobility....
Read more 28/04/2009
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