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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Road Safety strategies and action plans in the EU - DG MOVE Newsletter (January)

The existence of a national road safety strategy is a clear indicator that the issue is high on the political agenda. A well-crafted plan is a tool for authorities to identify the most relevant road safety actions, to focus their work efficiently and to assign the necessary resources. It also facilitates accountability and transparency, and helps to communicate road safety priorities to citizens.

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publication date: 19-01-2018

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start date: 09-02-2018
end date: 09-02-2018

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European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018

This year, the 3-day Policy Conference will take place between 5 June and 7 June 2018 in Brussels. The theme of EUSEW 2018 focuses on 'Clean Energy transition'.

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start date: 05-06-2018
end date: 07-06-2018

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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

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Cities for Mobility International Congress

The annual World Congress of “Cities for Mobility” serves as a forum for the exchange of experiences and knowledge between municipal transport experts, scientists and entrepreneurs. It also is a forum to find project partners and to present innovative solutions and initiatives.

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start date: 17-06-2018
end date: 19-06-2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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