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Metropolises on the move – challenges and strategies for a lasting shift to cycling

The Hanse Region Office in Brussels hosted a conference on the future role of cycling in urban mobility on 5th December 2017.

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publication date : 13-12-2017

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Free-floating bike-sharing systems putting pressure on European cities

New forms of mobility are emerging around the concept of the sharing economy. Bike-sharing systems are entering a phase of ‘dock-less’ or ‘free-floating’. Shared bikes don’t need to be picked up or left at a specific station, but the (almost) whole city area is eligible for parking.

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publication date : 12-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  mobility

New study on challenges in shared mobility and infrastructure

The Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament has recently published a study on 'Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy'.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Joining forces in public procurement to power investment

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, mayor of Warsaw, spoke at the high-level conference on public procurement ‘Joining forces in public procurement to power investment’ on Thursday 7 December. This European Commission organised event aimed to establish a lasting partnership between different actors.

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publication date : 07-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

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Lyon wins the 2018 Access City Award

On 5 December, the European Commission awarded Lyon with the 2018 Access City Award, on the occasion of the ‘European day for people with disabilities’. The city won the award for its actions of making accessibility a central element of its local development plan.

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publication date : 06-12-2017

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Public consultation on specifications for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

European Commission published a public survey on C-ITS addressed to transport operators, vehicle manufacturers & suppliers, C-ITS system/service providers), telecom service providers, road & transport authorities, public administrations, European citizens

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publication date : 05-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date : 01-12-2017

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities Forum 2017: working together for a sustainable future post-2020

The third cities forum took place in Rotterdam from 27-28 November, aboard the SS Rotterdam. The forum is the European Commission’s biennial event for and with cities. It brings together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels to debate the progress of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

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publication date : 29-11-2017

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Call for application: Host city Mobility forum meeting Autumn 2018

The candidacies to host the next Mobility forum meeting Autumn 2018 are now open. It might be a strategic opportunity for your city to share and show how mobility is changing the shape of your city!

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publication date : 28-11-2017