CIVITAS 2MOVE2 on the final straight: Successful measures for a better mobility in cities

2MOVE2-group-picture-at-CIVITAS-Forum-Gdynia imageThe final project meeting of the CIVITAS PLUS II project 2MOVE2 successfully took place within the framework of the CIVITAS Forum 2016 in Gdynia, gathering for the last time representatives from all partners: Cities of Stuttgart (coordinator), Brno, Malaga and Tel Aviv-Yafo, as well as the University of Stuttgart, public transport company of Brno (DPMB), SSP Consult and Technion Israel Institute of Technology. The four cities had the opportunity to present in several sessions of the Forum some of the results and key findings of their activities in 2MOVE2. The main goal of 2MOVE2 has been to exchange knowledge and experiences between project partners and to implement innovative measures (22 in total) which support and enable the establishment of more sustainable transport systems. Topics addressed by 2MOVE2 range from e-mobility, freight, and ITS-based traffic management to Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), cycling, public transport and corporate mobility management. 

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German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility – Expert Forum "Connected, Mobile and Sustainable - the Digital City"

GPSM Logo rgb imageSince May 2014, the German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility (GPSM) is gathering German knowledge and expertise: 160 partners have already joined the partnership. They all unite in making valuable contributions to the international dialogue on smart transportation and to sustainable development worldwide. On October 06, 2016 numerous experts of the mobility and transport sector discussed how the future of innovative urban mobility could look like and what main constraints are hindering the implementation of their visions. Panel experts included state secretary Gunther Adler (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, BMUB), Deputy Director General Dr. Tania Rödiger-Vorwerk (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ), city officials and start-up representatives from Uber, Ally or Moovel. 

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How to include cycling in urban mobility plans

Guide BiciPMU Cover imageBikeAnjo.org, a member of the World Cycling Alliance created a guide which they just translated to English and Spanish on "How to Include Cycling in Urban Mobility Plans. Although it brings a Brazilian perspective, it can well serve as inspiration for cities in other parts of the world. You can download the guide under http://bicicletanosplanos.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Incluindo-a-Bicicleta-nos-Planos_Ingl%C3%AAs_Virtual.pdf.

 
CIVITAS Forum Conference 2016 in Gdynia (Poland) successfully concluded

civ logo-forum 2016-01It was a great pleasure for the CIVITAS team and the City of Gdynia to invite the CIVITAS community to the FORUM Conference 2016 on 28-30 September in Gdynia, under the theme "SHAPING THE MOBILITY OF TOMORROW". The event gathered hundreds of CIVITAS stakeholders from around Europe, all of whom are devoted to the development of sustainable urban mobility in their cities. The three-day conference offered collaborative workshops, state-of-the-art presentations and interesting site visits. It was also our pleasure to have Vice-President of the EC Energy Union Šef?ovi? present at the opening day of the conference. 

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8th International Cities for Mobility successfully concluded

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The 8th International Cities for Mobility Congress titled "Mobility in the sustainable city: What do we need to do now?" took place on 19-21 June 2016 at Stuttgart City Hall gathering 300 municipal practitioners, decision makers, researchers and initiatives from civil society and private sector from more than 35 countries world-wide. The event combined presentations, interactive workshops and practical activities, such as trainings and excursions.

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CIVITAS Forum Conference 2016 will be held 28-30 of September in Gdynia, Poland

csm gdynia 1 5b9018b92b 90x90pxCommunity to the CIVITAS FORUM Conference 2016 on 28–30 September in Gdynia. The theme of the year is Shaping the Mobility of Tomorrow. The event will gather hundreds of CIVITAS stakeholders from around Europe, all of whom are devoted to the development of sustainable urban mobility in their cities.

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Corporate Mobility Management in Stuttgart – 2MOVE2

Marienhosp .7.01 2 90x90pxDespite all the efforts undertaken by the City of Stuttgart in recent years to reduce car traffic and to promote sustainable modes of transport, the city still suffers from congestion, noise and emissions. Corporate Mobility Management has become a major issue in the city’s overall Action Plan on Sustainable Mobility. As a consequence, the municipality launched an initiative in the framework of the CIVITAS project 2MOVE2 to support companies and organizations regarding this topic. 

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Aachen: Work travels with electric cars reduces the number of employees driving to work

Achen drives electric 90x90pxThe City of Aachen aims to replace business trips involving petrol-run vehicles with electric cars for all its employees. Since the beginning of February staff members of the Department for Children, Adolescents and Schools were obliged to use vehicles of the city administration’s new carpool facility for their work-related trips instead of private cars.

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First editions of CIVITAS Insights released

CIVITAS Insights 90x90pxThe first editions of the CIVITAS Insights, a series of more than 25 publications being developed under the CIVITAS CAPITAL project, are now available. CIVITAS Insights are compact publications that offer an overview on a certain topic and what has been done in CIVITAS cities in the past, as well as information on other projects and initiatives.

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Urban Transport Weeks in Hamburg (September-October 2016)

Logo Eurist Campus 2014Transport is one of the most pressing global issues of the future! The world needs determined and creative professionals, able to understand the scope of the problem and to envision applicable strategies beyond purely technical innovations.

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