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21 November 2019

Urban Mobility: the Voice of Citizens in Zurich

In ICLEI Member Zurich (Switzerland), citizens are not only regularly involved in the mobility planning process, but they also guide the decisions made by the local authority and the mobility path the city takes. In its new video, the SMARTEES project looks back at its study visit to Zurich, where ...

31 October 2019

ICLEI Members lead the way in European sustainable mobility innovation

This month, ICLEI Members at the forefront of sustainable urban mobility – including Ghent (Belgium), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Stockholm (Sweden), and Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) – have had their successes shared and recognised through the release of two mobility publications, announcement of m...

14 October 2019

Apply now to host European sustainable mobility peer-exchanges

Towns and cities have until 18 October to apply to host sustainable mobility peer-exchange activities – that can take the form of study visits or work placements – in 2020. Organised under the framework of the CIVITAS Initiative, these offer a prime opportunity for host cities to demons...

7 October 2019

Mobility materials and success stories shared at CIVITAS Forum 2019

This year’s edition of Europe’s landmark urban mobility event, the CIVITAS Forum, unfolded over the course of three days in Graz (Austria). From 2-4 October, over 650 mobility minds from 45 countries discovered first-hand how a combination of newer, low-emission transport technologies a...

4 October 2019

Antwerp, Bremen and Stockholm win mobility awards at 2019 CIVITAS Awards

The winners of the 2019 CIVITAS Awards were revealed yesterday during an award ceremony in Graz (Austria), as part of this year’s CIVITAS Forum. Among the winners were ICLEI Members Antwerp (Belgium), Bremen (Germany) and Stockholm (Sweden), who walked away with Europe’s most prestigiou...

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...

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...