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  •  environment

2018 EU Green Week: register now your partner event!

Your city is invited to submit partner events proposals in the framework of the 2018 EU Green Week. This year’s edition will take place from 21 to 25 May on the theme of ‘Green cities for a greener future’.

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publication date : 12-01-2018

  •  knowledge society

Space4Ghent: Satellite data improving life in cities (Ghent, 6 Mar 2018)

How can satellites help cities become more sustainable and efficient? How can satellite-based services enhance our urban experience? What satellite data is freely available and how to access it? This conference will aim at addressing such questions. The event will present experiences of use of Earth Observation data in cities and will generate debate among experts, citizens and local administrations on the opportunities and challenges related to the use of satellite-based services to...

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publication date : 10-01-2018

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES workshop on Clean Mobility Package

On 12 December 2017, EUROCITIES organised a workshop on the Clean Mobility Package, published on 8 November 2017 by the European Commission. The event enabled EUROCITIES members to go into the details of the various proposals included in this 2nd Mobility Package, following the publication of the 1st Package on 31 May 2017.

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publication date : 19-12-2017

  •  mobility

Apply for the first European Startup Prize for Mobility

Co-founded by the MEP Karima Delli and officially endorsed by the European Parliament and the European Commission, the first edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility is open for application until 8 January!

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publication date : 13-12-2017

  •  mobility

Metropolises on the move – challenges and strategies for a lasting shift to cycling

The Hanse Region Office in Brussels hosted a conference on the future role of cycling in urban mobility on 5th December 2017.

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publication date : 13-12-2017

  •  mobility

Free-floating bike-sharing systems putting pressure on European cities

New forms of mobility are emerging around the concept of the sharing economy. Bike-sharing systems are entering a phase of ‘dock-less’ or ‘free-floating’. Shared bikes don’t need to be picked up or left at a specific station, but the (almost) whole city area is eligible for parking.

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publication date : 12-12-2017

  •  environment

The EU reaches a major deal for tougher car emissions tests after EUROCITIES Lobby efforts

On 7 December, the Council presidency and the Parliament reached a provisional deal on reform of type-approval and market surveillance system, which gives the EU more oversight on how national authorities issue motor vehicle conformity certificates that allow them to be driven in our cities’ streets.

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publication date : 11-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  mobility

New study on challenges in shared mobility and infrastructure

The Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament has recently published a study on 'Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy'.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

  •  mobility

Lyon wins the 2018 Access City Award

On 5 December, the European Commission awarded Lyon with the 2018 Access City Award, on the occasion of the ‘European day for people with disabilities’. The city won the award for its actions of making accessibility a central element of its local development plan.

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publication date : 06-12-2017