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Mobility management refers to the promotion of sustainable transport. At the core of mobility management are 'soft' awareness-raising measures like information, communication and marketing campaigns. Mobility management measures do not necessarily require large financial investments and may provide cities with good value for money.

By Vera Ferraiuolo / Updated: 17 Jul 2017

Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems

The IMPACT project is glad to invite you to its final dissemination event: "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems". It will be held in Rome (Italy) on 21-22 September 2017.

IMPACT is a European Commission Coordination and Support Action investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

By Margit Braun / Updated: 30 Jun 2017

Bike Sharing System in Burgas (Bulgaria)


The city of Burgas started the implementation of a bike-sharing service in 2012 and was the first Bulgarian city to include the practice as part of an integrated urban mobility policy. The initial project, "Cycling City – a Model of Modern Urban Mobility", was financed by the Global Environmental Fund (GEF) and aimed to increase infrastructure for and access to non-motorised forms of transport. Since its introduction, the system has been extended and constantly improved; e-bikes are envisaged for the near future.

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By Pau Vilaplana / Updated: 28 Jun 2017

Terrassa City Council sets up parking areas for GPS usage (Spain)


The use of electronic devices while driving is banned by Spanish traffic regulations. However, some drivers continue to look up routes on their phones or satellite navigation systems whilst travelling, which endangers both other road users and themselves.

To counteract this, Terrassa City Council - located in the Catalonia region of Spain - will soon introduce special parking areas that provide drivers with a place to stop and input their new routes. It is believed to be the first initiative of its kind worldwide.

By rswa178 / Updated: 24 May 2017

New urban mobility measures planned in Hamburg (Germany)


The Hanseatic city has revealed a series of measures related to electromobility and digital solutions for improving mobility. Much of the work will be carried out in partnership with Daimler.

By 2019, 1,000 charging points for electric vehicles are planned to have been built around Hamburg, alongside another 150 charging points exclusively for the use of cars in sharing schemes. Extensive parking facilities are also envisaged for electric vehicles and car sharing cars.

By VM / Updated: 02 May 2017

Forum mobility

This FORUM organized by the association "FOR URBAN PASSION" is held on May 11, in BOZAR.

The theme "New Use <> New Move. Land Use & Mobility" will open the page of the city by 2030.

This prospective look will be based on the findings: what is moving in our lives (work, housing, habits of consumption, etc.) and how we have already changed our ways of moving (electric scooter or bike, renting or sharing cars, etc.) Do these changes bode well for the city of tomorrow?

Drinks and lunch are included in the price.

By joseph.marshmen... / Updated: 02 May 2017

How to develop and achieve a lively and car-free city centre

The City of Oslo (Norway) and ICLEI will hold the 23rd Breakfast at Sustainability's (B@S) on Thursday 4 May 2017 in Brussels (Belgium) on the topic of creating attractive car-free city centres.

Truly sustainable cities continuously strive to maximise the quality of life of their citizens. However, many European cities face serious air pollution and congestion, as well as issues related to keeping pedestrians and cyclists safe from car traffic. How can we free city centres from cars and still ensure lively and thriving city centres?

By Vera Ferraiuolo / Updated: 13 Apr 2017

Towards user-centric transport in Europe

We are pleased to invite you to the public event “Towards user-centric transport in Europe. Challenges, solutions and collaborations”, jointly organised by Mobility4EU and MIND-SETS.

The event will be held on 22-23 May at the Conference Centre Bouche à Oreille in Brussels.

This public event will bring together experts on innovations in mobility across all modes to discuss the new challenges and new demands on transport in Europe.

By News Editor / Updated: 06 Apr 2017

Dubai students design public transport chat app (UAE)


A university student project in Dubai is developing a social networking app that lets people chat and play games with fellow transport users.

Waselni (Arabic for ‘connect me’) is being developed by students from the Dubai branch of the University of Wollongong.

The app, currently a prototype, would also allow users to view public transport routes, get discounts on tickets, and view transport times.

The hope is that the Facebook-inspired project will one day be adopted by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

By News Editor / Updated: 05 Apr 2017

Commission gives a boost to youth mobility in Europe


The European Commission presented today an initiative under the Erasmus+ programme which further supports learning and mobility of young Europeans.

Called ‘Move2Learn, Learn2Move’, it will enable at least 5 000 young citizens to travel to another EU country in a sustainable manner – individually or together with their school class.

By News Editor / Updated: 05 Apr 2017


The EU-funded CIVITAS Initiative has enabled the implementation of more than 600 sustainable mobility measures in more than 60 cities acrosse Europe between 2002 and 2016.

Each measure has been evaluated. Relevant facts and figures have been collected and analysed by the CIVITAS WIKI project. This has resulted in a set of so-called CIVITAS quotes. Each quote includes useful and factual information. Topics vary. Some examples:

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