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3 March 2020

New SUMP self-assessment tool launched

Would you like to develop a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) but are not sure where to start? Would you like to evaluate mobility planning in your city and receive tailored feedback on how to further improve? A new SUMP self-assessment tool has just launched to provide the support that cities...

21 February 2020

ICLEI Member Rome helps rugby fans travel sustainably

For the seventh year in a row, ICLEI Member Rome (Italy)’s public transport operator (Roma Servizi per Mobilità) is providing rugby fans travelling to the Italian capital for the Six Nations Championship with advice on how to reach the city’s Olympic Stadium sustainably. The shor...

20 February 2020

Cycling takes centre stage in Bordeaux’s municipal election campaigns

As France gears up for countrywide municipal and mayoral elections on 22 March, sustainable development and cycling find themselves at the centre of political campaigns. This is certainly the case in ICLEI Member Bordeaux (France). With an annual population growth rate of nearly two per cent and tr...

17 February 2020

Local authorities invited to fill in EU transport survey

The European Commission is conducting an evaluation of its 2011 White Paper titled, ‘Roadmap to a single European transport area – towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system’. The White Paper was adopted in 2011 and defined the long-term vision for a European tr...

12 February 2020

Staff at the City of Ghent are traveling more sustainably

The City of Ghent is working hard to reach climate neutrality by 2050. It is well-known by now that mobility and travel account for a substantial proportion of harmful global emissions. As a result, Ghent has turned its efforts towards a sustainable travel policy. As of February 2020, the staff of ...

6 February 2020

Register now for #Mannheim2020 to take local transformation forward

ICLEI Europe and the City of Mannheim are thrilled to share that registration is now open for the upcoming Mannheim2020 conference, which marks the 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns. By now, we know that the world faces major environmental, economic and social...

4 February 2020

G20 Transport Task Group casts an eye on the future of mobility

A new report is now out, which explores the future of mobility, with a focus on vehicle emissions reductions. The report is authored by the G20 Transport Task Group, a group established by the G20 to "identify and exchange best practices among G20 countries on the implementation of cost-effective e...

31 January 2020

How one ICLEI Member has inspired another in their pursuit of sustainable mobility

The Guardian newspaper recently profiled city-to-city knowledge-sharing in action, by looking at how ICLEI Member Ghent (Belgium) inspired ICLEI Member Birmingham (United Kingdom). In 2017, the City of Ghent released a mobility plan that works with city zones. In particular, the city is divided int...

22 January 2020

Oslo’s Governing Mayor launches new e-mobility initiative

Today, ICLEI Member Oslo’s Governing Mayor Raymond Johansen launched a new e-mobility pilot project in the city’s Røverkollen housing cooperative. People across Europe are expected to make the shift from traditional cars to electric ones in the coming years. How can we make that ...