mobility

Mobility and the environment are fully interconnected. Our mobility forum seeks to strengthen the relationship between these issues, with a long-term goal of achieving a fully-integrated approach linking transport, environment and economic development.

We are committed to promoting sustainable and smart approaches to urban mobility, as well as promoting the safety of pedestrians and cyclists in cities. Our mobility forum provides cities with a platform to share best practices on these issues.

Our forum also gives members the opportunity to explore energy efficiency projects and developments being carried out by cities that have already signed up to the Covenant of Mayors initiative, through which city leaders commit to reducing CO2 emissions by at least 20% by 2020. 

Our members continue towards better air quality and reduced noise. We have contributed to the EU Year of Air 2013 by responding to the EU air quality review, as well as providing input into the revision of the environmental noise directive and vehicle noise regulation.

We are also closely following the developments of the ‘smart cities’ initiative, which promotes the uptake of energy efficient and low carbon technologies. 

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CREATE Assembly of Partners and training

The CREATE EU project Annual Assembly in London last month kicked off the last year of the CREATE project. Participants discussed the first results of the work packages, and assessed the final project guidelines, along with the dissemination and exploitation strategies.

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publication date: 08-06-2017

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DG MOVE Road Safety newsletter

The new issue of the DG MOVE Road Safety Newsletter has been published.

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publication date: 08-06-2017

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PROSPECT project summary

The project will develop a peer-to-peer learning programme which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

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publication date: 08-06-2017

WG Urban Ageing in Gothenburg

The next meeting of the WG Urban Ageing will take place on 23 -24 October in Gothenburg, just before the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. The meeting will start after lunch on the 23 and finish on 24 at the end of the day. The meeting will focus, among other topic, on transport, accessibility and technology for elderly in cities with a focus on Gothenburg. A first draft agenda is available on this page (log-in required). If you intend to participate, please register.

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start date: 23-10-2017
end date: 24-10-2017

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Europe on the Move: the Commission initiative for clean, competitive and connected mobility is out.

The European Commission launched on 31st May “Europe on the move”, a wide set of initiatives with the goal of encouraging the shift of European mobility and transport towards clean energy and digitalisation while keeping the sector competitive and socially fair.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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First CIVITAS study visit on cycling launched in Zagreb

The European Initiative on cleaner, better transport cities CIVITAS launched its first study visit in Zagreb as part of a series of free peer-to-peer training activities for transport practitioners from across Europe.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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Ministers adopt a Declaration on Governance of Transport at the ITF Summit

Gathered at the occasion to the 3-day summit of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Ministers of countries members of ITF have adopted a Declaration on Governance of Transport which takes into account 2 majors agreements: the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals calling for significant changes to transport systems and technologies and was published the day after the EU package "Europe on the Move" in which the European Commission takes action for...

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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The Traffic agent app toward new developments

The Traffic Agent application developed by the city of Oslo had been shortlisted for the EUROCITIES award for innovation in 2015. Its is now entering a new phase and offers possibilities for further developments Europe-wide.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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start date: 14-06-2017
end date: 14-06-2017

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Cities in action: Utrecht pioneers smart solar charging

Utrecht has capitalised on high local use of electric cars and solar panels to develop a breakthrough renewable power solution. Smart solar charging is enabling neighbourhoods to self-generate and self-store energy for optimal use and 100% clean driving.

news

publication date: 31-05-2017

case study

publication date: 31-05-2017