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11 September 2019

European Mobility Week launches 2019 Best Practice Guide

The 2019 Best Practice Guide for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK has been released. The document aims to promote best practice in European cities and towns, drawing examples from a selection of high-performing European cities. Included amongst the good practice examples are schemes from ICLEI Members Nijmegen ...

20 August 2019

The numbers are in: sustainable mobility is on the rise in Freiburg

Bicycle and public transport use are exceeding expectations in ICLEI Member Freiburg (Germany). In 2018, 81 million passengers used public buses and trams and, today, 34 percent of trips in Freiburg are undertaken by bicycle. The increase in bicycle use in Freiburg has been attributed to a number o...

15 August 2019

Cities invited to join peers to learn about electric mobility planning

Only two slots remain for cities to join an Uptake Cities Group on electric mobility as part of the GreenCharge project, for which ICLEI is a partner. GreenCharge will work with up to twelve Uptake Cities who will learn about zero emissions transport systems, electric vehicles and green energy thro...

13 August 2019

Cities and towns invited to host sustainable mobility peer-exchanges

Towns and cities are invited to apply to host sustainable mobility peer-exchange activities – that can take the form of study visits or work placements – in 2020. Host cities enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including the opportunity to showcase their achievements in the field of susta...

9 August 2019

Driving electric, autonomous, all-weather buses past the 'Finnish' line

Earlier this year, ‘Gacha’ – the first autonomous, all-weather, electric bus – was unveiled in ICLEI Member Helsinki (Finland), and has since been introduced in ICLEI Member Espoo (Finland). Gacha was developed in partnership between Finnish company Sensible 4, which provide...

7 August 2019

Practitioner guidance on sustainable urban mobility plans available in new languages

Four key publications have now been released in French, Hungarian, Italian and Spanish. Mobility practitioners working in these languages can now make use of three manuals on selecting measures for a sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP), and a report on developing a SUMP action plan. In addition ...

31 July 2019

The programme for the CIVITAS Forum 2019 has been released

The draft programme for the CIVITAS Forum 2019 is now available to read and download. The 2019 edition of Europe’s leading sustainable mobility event will be held in Graz (Austria) from 2-4 October 2019. With the first Forum having also taken place there in 2003, this year's event has chosen ...

23 July 2019

Application deadline extended to 31 July for CIVITAS Awards 2019

The application deadline has been extended for this year's CIVITAS Awards. Towns and cities are invited to apply by the new date of 31 July 2019 for a chance of winning one of Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean urban transport. The Awards provide a unique platform for towns and cities...

17 July 2019

ICLEI Members lead index of most bicycle friendly cities

Every two years, the Copenhagenize Index – a comprehensive ranking of bicycle friendly cities – is compiled, and the top 20 bicycle friendly cities from around the world are announced. The 2019 index was recently released and, yet again, ICLEI Members lead the pack. This year, 16 out of...