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. 

  •  knowledge society

Smart with a Heart: Bringing Together the Smart City Community in Stavanger

From 25-27 September 2018, the fourth Nordic Edge Expo & Conference took place in Stavanger, Norway. The Nordic Edge is an annual event showcasing the latest innovative solutions from the Smart City community and thus the ideal meeting place for the project partners of the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities programme. 4500 visitors from all across Europe and even beyond attended this three-day event to present outcomes, exchange knowledge and meet with project partners. Apart from...

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publication date: 15-10-2018

  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

ITS European Congress in the Brainport region of Eindhoven-Helmond

The Brainport region forms part of Europe’s technological backbone and enjoys global recognition as a centre for innovation and automotive solutions. With the theme of this Congress, “Fulfilling ITS promises”, we want to show what ITS can do and how we can reach forward to fully exploit the potential of smart mobility in modern day Europe.

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start date: 03-06-2019
end date: 06-06-2019

  •  environment
  •  mobility

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start date: 06-11-2018
end date: 06-11-2018

  •  environment

Amsterdam commits to 55% CO2 emissions reduction by 2030 at the ChangeNOW Summit

Amsterdam hereby renews its commitment under the Covenant of Mayors. By committing to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, it sets even more ambitious targets than the minimum Covenant requirements (40% emission reductions by 2030).

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publication date: 03-10-2018

Apply to be part of PROSPECT: energy efficiency finance peer learning project

The PROSPECT energy efficiency finance peer learning programme is now open for applications. Designed for both experienced practitioners and those wishing to learn, this second learning cycle will start in late 2018 — and applications close on 19 October.

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publication date: 02-10-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES partner of the European Green Capital Network pilot project

EUROCITIES, along with ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), is to run a pilot project for the European Green Capital Network. As well as supporting the EU Commission in coordinating the work of the network of winners and finalists, we will also be involved in developing tools to share these cities' expertise with a wider audience.

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publication date: 02-10-2018

Making social rights a reality: the commitment of cities to deliver on European Pillar for Social Rights

Despite the European Union’s economic growth, EU is facing raising social challenges. Beside the income inequalities, new forms of inequalities are emerging as a result of technological change and ageing society. The European Pillar for Social Rights (EPSR), which was the result of the call for action made by the European Parliament, aims at better fulfilling and implementing the social rights of Europeans. EUROCITIES is launching the online campaign ‘Inclusive cities for all: Social...

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publication date: 02-10-2018

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publication date: 24-09-2018

  •  mobility

Seminar on sustainable urban mobility in the smart city

BrabantStad organises an energetic seminar that focuses on serious deployment of sustainable urban mobility in the smart city

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start date: 10-10-2018
end date: 10-10-2018

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Major cities celebrate EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018

EUROCITIES members from north to south have taken part in Europe's campaign for sustainable urban mobility. Between 16 and 22 September, they brought to life this year's theme of multimodality with innovative activities promoting different forms of transport.

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publication date: 21-09-2018