The city of Turda wins the 6th SUMP award

The European Commission announced on 21 March 2018 the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2017 and 6th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) at a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium).

The awards were presented to the cities by Commissioner Violeta Bulc, responsible for Transport, and Daniel Calleja, Director-General for Environment.

The Romania city of Turda was presented with the 6th SUMP Award for its clear planning vision, robust financing strategy, and measurable targets. The jury noted the replicability of the strategy and its potential to inspire other similarly-sized cities.

The jury for the 6th SUMP Award includes:

  • Angelo Meuleman, Taxistop
  • Jörg Beckmann, Mobility Academy
  • Mojca Balant, UIRS - Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia

The jury valued the outstanding planning vision of the SUMP in the context of a medium sized city with no background in sustainable urban mobility plan. You can read a case study on this SUMP on eltis.

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