News

Open Call for the LOW-CARB Follower City Programme

Contributing to the development and implementation of sustainable urban mobility plans or SUMPs for Functional Urban Areas (FUAs) in the Interreg Central Europe area, LOW-CARB hereby invites applications to its ‘Follower City Programme.’ The deadline is August 31st, 2018.

Read more

Civitas Satellite Study Visits coming up soon

Register now! Two SATELLITE Study Visits will take place in September and October 2018

Read more

CoEXist's Automation-ready Framework Presented at the mobil.TUM 2018 Conference

The conference was held on 13-14 June 2018 in Munich, Germany.

Read more

Workshop on electromobility in Bielefeld was successfully held on June 4

"Strengths, weaknesses and visions" for electromobility were identified and discussed in a workshop as part of the development of a charging infrastructure strategy for the city of Bielefeld.

Read more

Apply now for the CIVITAS Awards 2018 - Europe's top sustainable urban mobility prizes

The call has been launched for applications for this year's CIVITAS Awards. Towns and cities have until 13 July 2018 to submit their entries and be in with a chance to win Europe's most prestigious prizes for clean urban transport.

Read more

Revision of SUMP Guidelines successfully launched at SUMP Conference 2018, presentations now available

Rupprecht Consult was well represented at the SUMP Conference 2018 in Nicosia, with not less than six presentations during the two days of the programme. In particular the conference stream on the revision of the SUMP Guidelines, as announced in the opening plenary by Siegfried Rupprecht, received a lot of interest. A wide range of valuable input by many fellow SUMP projects and practitioners was collected in the session B1, which kicked-off the stakeholder process for the revision of the Guidelines, as well as number of other sessions throughout the conference. Rupprecht Consult is already looking forward to the SUMP Conference 2019 in Groningen, where the draft results of the Guideline revision will be presented to the public!

Read more

Cologne - a city for cycling and walking?

New bicycle lanes and pedestrian crossings next to our office

Read more

Rupprecht runners/ cyclists on the road

This year, the team took part in "Run & Ride for Reading" - exercising for a good cause

Read more

New CIVITAS SUMPs-Up report guides cities through SUMP action plan development

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up has launched a new report entitled “Standards for Developing a SUMP Action Plan”. It provides city planners with guidance on what to include in their action plans in terms of responsibilities, resources, stakeholder coordination, time plans, and funding sources.

Read more

A productive 3rd consortium meeting for CoEXist

Held on 14-16 May 2018 at the Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Read more

First interns at Rupprecht Consult

For the first time, Rupprecht Consult has given two young researchers the opportunity to work on specific research Topics in the framework of an internship

Read more

Capacity Building Workshop on 25 May 2018: Regional Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning for Functional Urban Areas - Improving Capacities to Lower CO2 Emissions

25 May 2018 Venue: Open Gardens, 33 Údolní Street, Brno, Czech Republic

Read more

AlpInnoCT Mid-term Conference at the 10th Symposium Logistik Innovativ at Prien am Chiemsee, 8th-9th May

On 8th and 9th of May, the mid-term Conference of the project “Alpine Innovation for Combined Transport – AlpInnoCT” took place at Prien am Chiemsee, Germany, in combination with the biennial logistics conference “Symposium Logistik Innovativ”. The primary goal of the AlpInnoCT project is to develop practice-oriented solutions to increase both the efficiency and productivity of combined transport.

Read more

Rupprecht Consult @ SUMP Conference 2018 in Nicosia

Rupprecht Consult will be represented by Siegfried Rupprecht, Susanne Böhler and Lasse Brand during the European Commission's 5th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) taking place May 14-15 in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Read more

New CIVITAS SUMPs-Up manuals give advice on SUMP measure selection

NEW RELEASE! Read our three manuals advising cities on measure selection. All levels of SUMP experience are covered, with manuals for beginner, intermediate, and advanced cities: http://sumps-up.eu/manuals/

Read more

Final Conference of the ELIPTIC project took place on 26 - 27 of April

On 26 and 27 April 2018, 125 experts from 15 countries met in Bremen to present and discuss the results of the European research project ELIPTIC at a final conference.

Read more

The CIVITAS SATELLITE Webinar: "Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) in Cities: How can cities prepare for CAD?" took place on 26th February 2018.

The recording and presentations are now available!

Read more

ELIPTIC stakeholder dialogue workshop on trolleybuses and launch of Trolley 2.0 project

Various trolleybus stakeholders came together in Berlin last week as part of the combined ELIPTIC stakeholder dialogue workshop on trolleybuses and launch of the new Trolley 2.0 project to discuss current developments and promising innovations proving that battery-supported trolleybuses are a way forward towards electric public transport systems in European cities

Read more

The 3rd ELIPTIC webinar took place on 9 April 2018

Experiences from European cities in using electric public transport infrastructure for the charging of other e-vehicles

Read more

Vital Nodes at the TEN-T Days 2018

The project will be in Ljubljana to present its advances towards the effective and sustainable integration of urban nodes into the TEN-T network.

Read more

INCLUSION project: Presence at Shared Mobility Rocks conference and 2nd consortium meeting

Rupprecht Consult organized a session on questions around transport inclusiveness at the “Shared Mobility Rocks” conference and participated in the 2nd consortium meeting of the related project INCLUSION.

Read more

Rupprecht Consult @ TRA 2018 in Vienna

Ruprpecht Consult will be represented by Siegfried Rupprecht, Wolfgang Backhaus and Bernard Gyergyay during the Transport Research Arena taking place April 16-19 in Vienna, Austria.

Read more

Challenges and strategies for the development of urban nodes: Moro Workshop in Berlin

As part of the regional planning pilot project (MORO) "Urban nodes in transnational transport" the second workshop took place in the Federal Ministry of Transport, Berlin on Tuesday, 10 April 2018.

Read more

Extensions of SUMPs-Up call for cities to join its learning programme - new deadline 23 April

SUMPs-Up has extended the deadline for its call for cities who want to take part in the funded SUMP Learning Programme (SLP). Up to 40 planning authorities have the chance to get funding to take part in the workshops, webinars and e-courses of SLP 3 and 4, which start in September and December 2018 respectively.

Read more

Call for exhibitors for the Marketplace at the AlpInnoCT 3rd Dialogue event and Mid-term Conference 8th - 9th May 2018

At the AlpInnoCT Mid-term Conference on 8th-9th May, taking place at the traditional symposium “Logistics Innovative” in Prien am Chiemsee, a marketplace will be provided to share innovations and solutions for Combined Transport. We are delighted to announce the call for exhibitors for this marketplace.

Read more

3rd ELIPTIC webinar: Experiences from European cities in using electric transport infrastructure for the charging of other e-vehicles

Register now for our final ELIPTIC webinar to learn about the challenges and opportunities encountered by our project cities.

Read more

ELIPTIC, ASSURED & CleanMobilEnergy held joint workshop on charging infrastructure for electric vehicles

ELIPTIC, together with invited projects ASSURED and CleanMobilEnergy, organised a workshop on charging infrastructure in cities. The event took place in Brussels, on Monday 19th March. Over 40 representatives of public authorities and other electromobility-related organisations attended the event.

Read more

ELIPTIC: discussing charging infrastructure at EEVC in Geneva

On Wednesday 14th March 2018, several ELIPTIC partners presented the project’s results at the European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC) in Geneva in a dedicated session. The congress was focusing on electric charging infrastructure and took place in parallel to the International Motor Show of Geneva.

Read more

UITP Space kick-off meeting in March 2018

Rupprecht Consult was represented by Bernard Gyergyay at the kick-off meeting of the UITP internal SPACE (Shared Personalised Autonomous Connected vEhicles) project.

Read more

How Cities across Europe Beat Road Congestion - FLOW and TRACE Final Conference

Over 200 urban transport professionals gathered in Brussels on March 13 and 14 to discuss how walking and cycling can help reduce congestion on urban roads.

Read more

Final workshop of 1st SUMP Learning Programme in Tampere

SUMPs-Up came to Tampere, Finland for three days of action-packed learning about SUMPs! On day one, the Leadership group of 9 experienced cities covering 8 countries met to exchange their activities for the first time. On day two, the 14 cities in the first group of the SUMP Learning Programme (SLP1) had its final workshop, amongst other things learning from Tampere´s SUMP story and advancing each other´s plans in a peer review exercise. On day three, a large group of practitioners from the Baltic region learned and discussed sustainable urban mobility planning.

Read more

AlpInnoCT 3rd Dialogue event and Mid-term conference in Prien am Chiemsee, 8th - 9th May 2018

The interim results of the project AlpInnoCT will be presented to the general public in a Dialogue Event and a Mid-term Conference on the 8th and 9th May 2018 on the occasion of the traditional symposium "Logistics Innovative", which will take place this year for the 10th time in Prien am Chiemsee (Germany).

Read more

SUMPs-Up call for cities to join next round of its learning programme

SUMPs-Up has opened the call for cities to join the next round of its SUMPs Learning Programme (SLP). Up to 40 planning authorities have the chance to take part in SLP 3 and 4, which start in September and December 2018 respectively. Together these groups of mobility practitioners will form the second Expert Group of SUMP cities.

Read more

Rupprecht Consult retreat

On 20 February, we spent a whole day in seclusion to discuss further developments and work processes.

Read more

Three days of SUMP workshops in Sofia

SUMPs-Up came to Sofia for three days of intense learning, exchange, and mutual inspiration. The 2nd SUMP Learning Group gathered 13 cities from 7 countries for its first workshop, followed by a meeting of 23 mobility practitioners from all over Bulgaria on day two and an event of national level actors on the final day.

Read more

Evaluation matters! CIVITAS SUNRISE project partners discuss in Southend-on-Sea

Evaluation is an integral part of Research and Innovation Action (RIA) projects like CIVITAS SUNRISE. The CIVITAS evaluation framework includes two complementary aspects: impact evaluation and process evaluation. SUNRISE will add an additional layer to this framework by also assessing and evaluating the co-creation process.

Read more

Rupprecht carnival in Cologne

People in Cologne start the "hot phase" of the "fifth season" traditionally on at 11:11 on the Thursday before Rose Monday (called Weiberfastnacht)

Read more

REGISTER for the CIVITAS SATELLITE Webinar: Connected and Automated Driving (CAD) in Cities: How can cities prepare for CAD?

Monday, 26 February 2018, 12:00 - 13:30 CET

Read more

SAVE THE DATE

FLOW Final Conference will be held 13-14 March 2018 in Brussels.

Read more

Rupprecht Consult now featured on SLOCAT

Rupprecht Consult has been a member of the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) for a while.

Read more

Looking for an office manager / project assistant

We are seeking to employ on a part time basis an Office manager/ Project assistant to support our friendly team. This includes secretarial and organisa-tional tasks, management support, news updates on www.rupprecht-consult.eu and in social media channels, maintenance of our knowledge and learning platforms. We expect excellent communica-tion skills in German and English, advanced experience in Microsoft Office and determination in organising our office efficiently. Please send your application to a.rupprecht@rupprecht-consult.eu by 7 Feb 2018.

Read more

1st twinning meeting between US DOT research project and CoEXist at TRB

First twinning meeting between CoEXist and US DOT funded research project took place on 11th January 2018 as part of the TRB annual meeting in Washington D.C.

Read more

New project on sustainable urban mobility indicators

SUMI is a service contract for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport

Read more

Top financial ranking

In December, Sparkasse KölnBonn gave Rupprecht Consult a thumbs up

Read more

New staff at Rupprecht Consult

On January 3, Marian Marsh joined the Integrated Planning team

Read more

Rupprecht @ TRB Annual Meeting 2018

Rupprecht Consult will be represented by Siegfried Rupprecht and Bernard Gyergyay during the Transport Research Board Annual Meeting taking place 7th - 11th January in Washington, D.C..

Read more

SUMPs-Up publishes report on status of SUMP take-up in Europe

What is the current state of play for SUMP development in European cities? What motivates cites to develop SUMPs? What barriers hamper progress? These and other key questions have been assessed in an extensive needs assessment by the project SUMPs-Up. A survey with 328 European cities, a focus group and interviews with 10 national experts were conducted. Read the main results report out now!

Read more

Are buses with a diesel-powered heater true zero-emission buses?

The ELIPTIC project in cooperation with the German Association for Public Transport Operators (VDV) organised a workshop in Bremen on "Thermal Management of E-Buses", bringing together leading experts from transport operators, public sector and industry, discussing the question whether buses with a diesel-powered heater can truly be called zero-emission buses and how public transport operators can ensure an effective operation of buses while being committed to zero emissions.

Read more

CoEXist presented at the 1st ART Projects Workshop

On 12th December 2017 Bernard Gyergyay (Rupprecht Consult) and Johan Olstam (VTI) represented the CoEXist project at the 1st ART Projects Workshop, which took place at the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) in Brussels.

Read more

FLOW portfolio of measures in Ukrainian

THE ROLE OF WALKING AND CYCLING IN REDUCING CONGESTION: A PORTFOLIO OF MEASURES is now available in Ukrainian. Many thanks to Kyiv Cyclists’ Federation who took the initiative to translate the portfolio. You can find the document here: http://h2020-flow.eu/resources/publications/ Enjoy reading!

Read more
Displaying results 151 to 200 out of 605