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Guidance document

UrbanWINS Toolkit: A guide on urban metabolism and participatory processes for more efficient urban waste policies

This guide on urban metabolism and participatory processes for more efficient urban waste policies encourages policymakers, decision makers, waste experts and other stakeholders to improve the sustainability of their cities by interpreting waste issues and policies in an innovative way. This toolkit is a theoretical and practical guide.
Guidance document

Procuring Zero Emission Delivery of Goods and Services

BuyZET Handbook to help reduce traffic in urban areas, and promote the use of zero emission vehicles in urban logistics.

Think beyond the grid: Superblocks (Vitoria-Gasteiz)

Insights from a visit to Vitoria-Gasteiz to learn about sustainable mobility in superblocks
Online tool

Resilience Maturity Model

The Resilience Maturity Model provides a common understanding of the resilience building process. Using the Resilience Maturity Model, CITIES are asked to consider CITY’s current status of resilience. The model then helps to identify the correct policies to implement in order for the CITY to evolve and move to the next maturity stage.

Informed Cities Newsletter

The Newsletter shares and discusses activities and results of governance and social innovation research projects.

European sustainability award launched at Change the Change conference

Win 10,000 EUR and be recognised as a European leader of sustainable urban transformation with the 2019 Transformative Action Award

Open Governance - Making digital tools work for cities and citizens

The experiences and lessons learned from the development of the smarticipate platform are summarised in this document in a series of 12 recommendations.
Press release
14 February 2019

Creating sustainable and just cities through Urban Arenas

A new European research project, UrbanA - Arenas for sustainable and just cities, kicked off in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany last month.
The Urban Arenas will be co-creative spaces designed to generate convincing, specific, and actionable solutions towards sustainable cities that foster deep forms of democracy and citizen empowerment.
Over the coming three years, a series of four Urban Arenas will bring together policymakers, researchers, engaged citizens and others – collectively known...
Report

SUMPS-UP NEEDS ASSESSMENT - MAIN RESULTS

It is clear that city transport solutions need to change. SUMPs, or Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, are the key to achieving this. CIVITAS SUMPs-Up, along with its sister CIVITAS SUMP projects, is dedicated to prompting a Europe-wide rethink on transport. To innovate, you first need concrete data: SUMPs-Up’s first task was to conduct a thorough analysis of the SUMP playing field.