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19 July 2021

Antwerp: the walking city

Walking the streets of ICLEI Member Antwerp (Belgium) has recently become quite a pleasure for many of its citizens, thanks to its ‘Living Streets’ initiative. In Belgium’s second largest city and Europe’s second largest port, where major flows of freight transport, commuters...

22 June 2021

Join us this September to explore social innovation in urban mobility and energy transitions

This September, foremost experts and pioneers working on the social dynamics of energy- and mobility transition – as well as related policy design – are gathering to discuss their successes, challenges, and future pathways to herald in transitions. All interested persons are welcome to j...

25 May 2021

Economic analysis shows the success and profitability of cycling infrastructure in Helsinki

ICLEI Member Helsinki recently conducted the first-ever 'Bikenomics' analysis of a cycling project in Finland. Bikenomics is a cycling-focused form of cost-benefit analysis. The one in Helsinki evaluated recent work to adapt Hämeentie, one of the major streets in the city centre, for more cycl...

21 May 2021

ICLEI Members leverage public procurement as a tool to reach climate and environmental goals

ICLEI Members Oslo (Norway), Copenhagen (Denmark), Helsinki and Vantaa (Finland), Amsterdam and Haarlem (the Netherlands), Lisbon (Portugal), and Zurich (Switzerland) are working collaboratively to best use public procurement to meet climate and environment goals. This work is being conducted in th...

19 May 2021

The 9th Informed Cities Forum to cast light on electric mobility and cultural heritage

Organised under the title “Re-purpose. Re-charge. Re-think. Heritage and e-mobility at the crossroads”, the 9th edition of the Informed Cities Forum will cast light on cultural heritage and electric mobility. The Informed Cities Forum event series is a popular European interactive &ldqu...

5 May 2021

41 suppliers selected to design artificial intelligence solutions to help cities reach carbon neutrality

In December 2020, a 'Buyers Group' of six cities and regions launched a Request for Tenders, inviting suppliers to submit innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the fields of energy and mobility, which will help cities and regions to reach carbon neutrality. This represented the first ...

24 March 2021

How to support communities shaping sustainability

Community-level projects play a vital role in sustainability transitions. And, whether a community is taking on the planning of a heat network, liberating a neighborhood from transit traffic, or a collective investment in home improvement, social dynamics often determine the success or failure of an...

22 March 2021

Save the date for the leading European urban mobility event

Save the date for the CIVITAS Forum Conference 2021, which will take place on 20-21 October 2021 in a hybrid (online and in person) format, hosted by Aachen (Germany). This is the 18th edition of the CIVITAS Forum, which gathers the keenest mobility minds from across Europe and beyond to discuss the...

19 March 2021

Call for Applications open to join Mobility Match event

Mobility practitioners and city planning staff from European countries are invited to apply to participate in 'CIVITAS Mobility Match sessions'. The sessions are designed to provide mobility-related professionals with added knowledge and tools to support local sustainable mobility planning. In orde...