POLIS members in action at AUTONOMY Digital 2.0

In 2021, POLIS renews its cooperation with AUTONOMY Digital 2.0, an annual event bringing together innovators and policymakers together to change the way we move in cities.

We are delighted that many of our members will be participating in this event, sharing their experiences and recommendations on topics from electric vehicles to public-private cooperation

Moscow makes its move

One of our newest members, Moscow will be taking a leading role in the event, joining to discuss electric vehicles and e-buses as well as digital and smart solutions for a better passenger experience and automated transport.

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London leaps forward

As the English capital seeks to recover from COVID-19, transport innovation is a key tenet of its plan for building back smarter, and more sustainable. London will present ideas for ensuring a green recovery, which supports public transport and facilitates innovation.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:40 AM to 10:00 AM

An Automated future in Ile-de-France

Île-de-France Mobilités, the operator Keolis and the community of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines have launched the first regular autonomous shuttle service with a commitment to the level of quality of service according to the same principles as on the lines of bus from the Ile-de-France transport network. This session explores the progress being made and lessons learned.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:30 AM to 10:10 AM

Île-de-France also joins Brussels Mobility in the panel discussing MaaS. What governance models should be applied to ensure MaaS delivers on sustainable mobility goals? Tune in to find out!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:00 AM to 11:40 AM

Rome rolls ahead

As one of the 10 Handshake identified “future cycling capitals”, Rome has greatly benefitted from this initiative, prioritising walking cycling interventions and ensuring that a new vision to fairly reallocate urban space among all users is now high on the city’s agenda. In this session the Italian capital reveals how it achieved this.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 11:10 AM to 11:30 AM

Climate friendly commuting in Arnhem Nijmegen

Unsustainable incoming commuter traffic remains a tough challenge for many cities and regions, causing congestion, air & noise pollution, and unsafe roads. Arnhem Nijmegen joins this session to debate the role of new approaches such as mobility budgets, corporate MaaS, e-bikes coupled with super-cycle highways, and partnerships between public authorities and employers help to address this challenge.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 11:00 AM to 11:40 AM

Aalborg automates

The Danish city of Aalborg- home to the pioneering SmartBus project, joins this session to talk about what really is important concerning automated mobility

Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:20 PM to 5:00 PM

Leuven lays bare

Leuven currently is the European Capital of Innovation. The Belgian city is an excellent example of how medium-sized cities can be just as innovative as the bigger ones, but also of how public-private sector cooperation and the co-creation of policies with citizens are conditions for a successful innovation policy. This session presents their recipe for success.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:40 AM to 10:00 AM

Rotterdam is ready

How can public-private partnerships help to create a viable business case for shared mobility beyond venture capital investments and make sure they are also deployed in the car-dependent suburbs?  Rotterdam joins the panel to discuss the way forward for such collaboration.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:10 AM to 10:50 AM

Budapest, Gustav Eiffel and Groningen think logistically 

Ensuring a reliable flow of goods and services is vital for keeping cities moving. Urban logistics has endured a challenging period as cities have been adapting urban mobility in response to COVID-19 and the explosion of e-commerce that ensued. New POLIS member University Gustave Eiffel joins  Budapest and Gronigen in this session to help cities and industry prepare post-lockdown solutions.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:10 AM to 10:50 AM


Find out more and register here.