SUMP conference launches revision process of EC SUMP Guidelines

The conference launched the revision process of the SUMP Guidelines, the European Commission’s guidance document on urban mobility planning. Since 2013, around 1000 cities have adopted a SUMP.

A number of sessions discussed how the new guidelines should incorporate current and future developments in urban mobility, such as automation and ITS, MaaS and shared mobility and alternative fuel infrastructure. Some sessions discussed extensions of the SUMP Guidelines to areas like islands and touristic regions and to other levels of planning, such as neighbourhoods and regions.

Other sessions dealt with the policy background, local context conditions and the implementation of SUMPs.

Cypriot Minister of Transport Vasiliki Anastasiadou and Mayor of Nicosia Constantinos Yiorkadjis addressed the Opening Plenary, which attracted some 500 attendees.

Presentations are online at