This event is the kick-off meeting for the urban mobility working group, which has been set up by the European Commission in the framework of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA). The aim of the group is the development of a roadmap for STRIA that will define research needs based on the development of visions for a city in 20 years and beyond. This event is organised in collaboration with the European Commission and in the framework of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The NEMO conference showcases solutions and best practice examples with the intention to combine different approaches, some of them visionary, some of them already implemented. We want to offer a platform to meet, exchange and learn. More than ever mobility is not only relevant alone for cities and regions anymore – it is part of how we want to live. Therefore it is crucial to develop sustainable policies and projects on a regional, European and global level.
The future of self-driving cars remains highly uncertain. But visions of fully autonomous vehicles have captured the public imagination, with academics, technologists, and cultural commentators speculating on what a self-driving future might mean.
The European Parliament and the Council reached a provisional political agreement during their third trilogue on the ‘European Electronic toll service’ (EETS) to enhance cross-border interoperability of electronic tolls, contribute to administrative simplification and reduce fraud.
As part of its work under CIVITAS DESTINATIONS, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has launched “Live”, its new public transport cards for tourists visiting the capital of the Spanish island.
A press release and fact sheet are also available.
The European Commission has found German plans to support the retrofitting of diesel buses used for public transport to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measure should contribute to reducing nitrogen oxides emissions by over 2,000 tonnes per year while limiting distortions of competition.
The SUITS Consortium invites representatives from research institutions and universities, the larger scientific community, transport industry, transport service providers, cities representatives, local regional bodies, national and regional authorities, regulators, policy makers, civil society, media representatives, and public and private research & development (R&D) partners in the field of innovative transport to discuss the challenges associated with capacity building in small- and medium-sized cities.
At EMCE 2019, Industry shall present their newest services, technologies and future designs in the field of E-Mobility, Power Distribution as well as Energy Storage.
A new study from Professor Simon Shepherd and Professor Anthony May has predicted the effects driverless cars could have on urban transport systems and public behaviour in the City of Leeds.
There were 21 regions across the European Union (EU) where the number of road fatalities was at least 100 deaths per million inhabitants in 2016. The EU average was 50 deaths per million inhabitants.
The international public transport community, mobility decision-makers and industry suppliers will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit. This unmissable event features a full programme of congress sessions and an outstanding exhibition.
Urban Transitions 2018 aims to promote healthy urban development by bringing together different disciplines working within cities. Meet world leading experts on urban and transport planning, architecture, environmental exposures, physical activity, and public health and governance to discuss current challenges and solutions.