Last week to apply for 2013 SUMP Award!

European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport, said: "This year's award will showcase plans that meet the major challenge for sustainable urban mobility planning at this time, namely balancing economic and social issues with environmental concerns in a pragmatic way. I am looking forward to hearing about the excellent plans that are taking shape across Europe."

Cities and regions within the European Union and the European Economic Area are eligible to apply for the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Award. Authorities are not required to have completed the entire process of developing and implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in order to be eligible for the award.

Last week to apply

Applicants can submit their entries for the award on until 1 November 2013.


The SUMP Award is part of the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign. It is linked to the European Mobility Week, which runs from 16 to 22 September every year and culminates in the 'In Town Without My Car!' day. The campaign is managed by the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport and funded through the Intelligent Energy-Europe Programme - the EU's support programme for non-technological actions in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.