A technology called Hesop, which significantly reduces energy consumption by trains and metros, is being rolled out around the globe, following successful prototyping within the RE-USE LIFE project. RE-USE ran between 2012 and 2018.
Now marks an exciting time for mobility in Aberdeen (UK) – a number of major initiatives are on the horizon for making car-free transport easier in Scotland’s third largest city.
€327 million from the Cohesion Fund is invested in two transport projects in and around Szczecin, one of Poland’s largest cities: the reconstruction of the tramway tracks and the modernisation of the waterway between Szczecin and the city of Świnoujście.
The URBAN FUTURE Global Conference gathers CityChangers from all over the world, bringing together individuals who are involved in driving change towards more sustainable cities.
The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum will present 30 successful projects in six thematic parallel strands of dedicated interactive workshops, featuring: Sustainable energy planning; Financing clean urban transport; Financing energy efficiency in the public sector; Home renovation schemes in cities and regions; Financing climate adaptation; Innovative financing schemes facilitating the market for climate and sustainable energy finance.
The focus of the conference is on providing support to sustainable and active cities within the SUMP context, i.e. how to make cities more walkable and cycle-friendly.
Bike-sharing systems provide public access to bicycles for a limited time. The models employed vary. Some schemes provide free access to members and others charge a monthly or yearly fee; some operate stations across an entire city and others are intended for commuters. But they all have a common goal: to improve the cycling culture in cities and encourage people to use two-wheels more.
In times of constant urban growth, it is important to meet the challenges of limited space and different mobility needs. As part of CIVITAS ECCENTRIC, the Domagkpark and Parkstadt Schwabing districts are creating a model quarter for sustainable urban development and city-compatible mobility in Munich.
An EU project will deploy 10 new light electric vehicles in smart city Trikala to show citizens the benefits of driving three- and four-wheel electric vehicles in urban areas.