The European Commission swiftly reacted to the incident and gathered key stakeholders to find European solutions, quickly establishing measures to mitigate such incidents more effectively in the future.
Together with logistics businesses, retail sector representatives, supermarkets, and various municipal departments, potential SULP measures have been identified and priorities set for SULP preparation.
Transport and how people and goods move around is changing in and around Aberdeen, Scotland. Its work in CIVITAS PORTIS project is contributing to this change.
At the end of last year, the Smart Way to Antwerp launched a multimodal route planner on its website. This has now also been made available as an app for smartphones. These both feed into Antwerp’s work as part of the CIVITAS PORTIS project.
The application deadline has been extended for two categories of the CIVITAS Awards 2018. Towns and cities now have until 31 July 2018 to submit entries for two of Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean urban transport.
This annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom are devoted to the development of sustainable urban mobility in their cities. The 16th edition of the CIVITAS Forum Conference will continue the tradition of offering state-of-the-art presentations, interactive workshops and sessions, interesting site visits, and new innovative elements in the programme. The city of Umeå, one of Sweden’s leading examples in sustainable urban development, was chosen to host the CIVITAS Forum 2018 because of its remarkable mobility achievement and active involvement in the CIVITAS Political Advisory Committee, demonstrating a strong political commitment to sustainable mobility issues and to the CIVITAS Network.
At the third meeting of the EU-China Connectivity Platform, held in the margins of the Summit and chaired for the EU by Commissioner Violeta Bulc, the two parties reaffirmed their commitment to transport connectivity on the basis of respective policy priorities, sustainability, market rules and international coordination.
Following its announcement of an action plan to improve the security of rail passengers in the EU, today the Commission adopted the decision to launch an EU Rail Passenger Security Platform. The Platform will support the collection of information on rail security, the optimisation of security of cross-border rail services and the definition of a coordination mechanism to avoid unilateral decisions at national level.