Quality, audits and benchmarking

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Pursuing a quality management approach is not only necessary, but will help cities develop and implement better transport policies.

Good transport planning is informed by reference to good practice elsewhere. Auditing and benchmarking help cities compare their plans and performance against that of others - not in a spirit of competition, but rather one of continuous improvement.

By rswa178 / Updated: 15 Aug 2018

Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan

A report from the CIVITAS SUMPS-Up project provides city planners with the step-by-step know-how necessary to develop SUMP action plans. Furthermore, it takes into account different levels of SUMP development experience and SUMP maturity among cities.

The report contains guidance in terms of what to include in an action plan, including responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

In addition, it breaks down the process of developing an action plan into a six-step process, with the final stage of this an implementation plan.

By Jane Tewson / Updated: 31 May 2022

Urban Mobility Days Conference 2022

Urban Mobility Days 2022 

The date and location for the 2022 edition of Urban Mobility Days have now been confirmed. The conference will take place on 20-22 September in Brno, Czech Republic.

Following in the footsteps of previous successful conferences, this year’s theme is “Moving people and goods more sustainably”. More than 70% of Europeans live in cities, and urban areas account for around 23% of the EU’s GHG transport emissions. If we are to achieve ambitious climate targets, transforming urban mobility will be critical.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 13 Dec 2021
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CIVITAS Awards recognise European sustainable mobility success stories

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has been announced as the deserving winner of the “CIVITAS Resilience” award for its extensive ad-hoc initiatives under its “Mobility Plan for the New Normal”. In addition, Funchal scooped the “CIVITAS Legacy” award with its decision to address traffic head-on by imposing multiple traffic access restrictions and closing city centre streets to vehicles.