7th SUMP Award: Submit your application until 1 October!
On 14th May 2018, the application period for the 7th SUMP Award was launched at the SUMP Conference in Nicosia (Cyprus). With this year's theme Multimodality, the European Commission will reward the European planning authority which will show the best integration of Multimodality in its Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning process.
The winner of the award, as well as the two finalists will receive their trophies, during an award ceremony in Brussels, from the hands of the EU Commissionner for transport. The winner will also receive a professional promotional video showing their achievements as well as a Europe-wide visibility, with invitations at key urban mobility events (e.g. SUMP Conference) and publications in the European urban mobility platforms and magazines (e.g. Eltis, CiViTAS, Thinking Cities, etc.)
How to apply?
The application form can be found online at http://sump-award.mobilityweek.eu/. Applicants now have the possibility to save their application online and to modify it at a later stage, therefore, draft applications can be submitted already now! The deadline is Monday 1st October.
All planning authorities, from the EU member states, the EFTA and candidate countries are eligible. Planning authorities are public authorities (cities, towns, urban metropolis or regions) which have the formal competencies for developing and implementing a SUMP.
The European Commission's award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award) was launched in 2012. The aim of the award is to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local authorities across Europe and to reward outstanding achievements in each year’s thematic priority area.