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14 January 2021

Call opens to host CIVITAS Forum 2021

Applications are now being accepted from cities across Europe for the opportunity to host the CIVITAS Forum Conference 2021. The CIVITAS Forum Conference serves as the main event of the CIVITAS Initiative, and is one of the leading conferences on sustainable mobility in Europe. The conference provi...

15 December 2020

Helsinki approves its Bicycle Action Plan for 2020-2025

ICLEI Member Helsinki (Finland) aims to make the Finnish capital a place in which cycling is suitable for all ages in all seasons with its Bicycle Action Plan 2020-2025: an update of the first city-wide cycling plan released in 2014. In addition, the city has set out to increase cycling’s moda...

11 December 2020

New e-publication explores cities daring to do mobility differently

Learning from your fellow peer cities as if you were visiting them – how is that supposed to work during a global health pandemic? As in-person peer exchanges could not be organised this year, the CIVITAS Initiative – one of the European Commission’s flagship programmes for sustai...

26 October 2020

Join new knowledge transfer programme and learn about innovative sustainable urban mobility

Pursue an opportunity for cities to learn from other's tests of innovative sustainable urban mobility planning measures and approaches. A call has been launched for cities to join the CIVITAS SUMP-PLUS Follower Cities Group. This EU-funded project, is working in six co-creation "city labs" across E...

7 October 2020

CIVITAS Awards recognise European sustainable mobility successes

Sustainable mobility trailblazers took centre stage at last week’s Urban Mobility Days event as this year’s CIVITAS Award winners were announced. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) and Funchal (Portugal) took home two leading European prizes for clean and green mobility, with Aachen (Ge...

29 September 2020

Six European cities to use ICLEI Action Fund to bolster data-driven environmental change

The ICLEI Action Fund selected six non-profit and academic organisations to carry out data-driven environmental projects in cities across Europe. The proposals were chosen based on their potential impact, contribution to the city's sustainability goals, use of data, and the level of innovation and s...

28 September 2020

Resilience and sustainability at the centre of first EU Urban Mobility Days

The first Urban Mobility Days (29 September – 2 October), starting tomorrow, will bring together 2,000 experts for a virtual debate on the most important topics in urban mobility today. This will include addresses from the European Commission, and will feature success stories of a number of IC...

17 September 2020

Registration opens and programme released for upcoming mobility event

Over the past several years, 16 cities across Europe – including pioneering ICLEI Members Antwerp (Belgium), Turku (Finland), Stockholm (Sweden) and Aberdeen (United Kingdom) – have been acting as 'Living Labs', testing out new urban mobility solutions as part of three distinct projects....

16 September 2020

EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2020 kicks off around Europe

Watch out for car-free streets, walking tours, and interactive workshops as EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK (16-22 September) kicks off today in towns and cities across Europe. The clean and sustainable transport campaign will see over 2,700 towns and cities from close to 50 countries host their own events, s...