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Mayor of Budapest says "SUNRISE project helped me a lot in my mayoral campaign"

The current Mayor of Budapest, Gergely Karácsony, followed the co-creative process of SUNRISE Action Neighbourhood of Zugló-Törökőr closely over the past years. The project has been part of Karácsony's mayoral campaign, which he talked about recently in an interview.

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Courses on SUMP and FLOW project now available on EIT Urban Mobility Academy

Our friends from EIT Urban Mobility have included input from our work on SUMP and the FLOW project on their new learning platform and the courses are now available for free!

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SUMP guidelines now available in Hungarian

The guidelines for sustainable urban mobility plans have been spread across the world in English already, supporting national, regional and local authorities in creating sustainable plans for their cities and functional urban areas.

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Knowledge base of mobility plans in Hesse (Germany) launched

Halfway into the project "Mobility plans and concepts in Hesse", first results were presented in September 2020 to an audience of almost 100 planners, mostly from Hessian municipalities.

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First course of SOLUTIONSplus global learning programme on electric mobility about to start

Register now for our first course on e-mobility to get a basic understanding of e-mobility in a global and online learning environment!

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How-to Guide on Zero-Emission Zones for Freight launched

Stientje van Veldhoven, Minister for the Environment of The Netherlands and Chair of TDA, launched the How-to Guide on 3 December 2020, during her keynote speech at the Urban Mobility Green Deal-Makers Summit during the 2020 POLIS Annual Conference.

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SUNRISE activities featured in Thinking Cities article

Activities from the SUNRISE project were featured in a recent article from Thinking Cities magazine about the benefits of co-creation for a more sustainable mobility system at the neighbourhood level.

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Presentation on co-creation to URBACT community

Our colleague Ralf Brand recently took part in a webinar of a community of practitioners from the URBACT project "Thriving Streets". He shared insights from the SUNRISE project on good practices of co-creation.

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Arequipa organises its first forum as part of its SUMP development

Aiming to involve key stakeholders and citizens along the SUMP development process, the Municipality of Arequipa organised its first forum together with the German and French institutions GIZ and AFD and our consortium (Egis - Rupprecht Consult). The focus of the forum was: Challenges and opportunities for sustainable urban mobility in Arequipa.

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New CIVITAS publication on innovative mobility measures

How can cities learn from each other and how can we collaborate in an increasingly digitised world? CIVITAS supported seven cities in finding innovative ways on how to connect, share experiences and create a better urban mobility together.

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Arequipa kicks off its sustainable urban mobility plan

Arequipa, the biggest city in the south of Peru, has just kicked off the development of its SUMP, which will enable a better integration of transport modes and set up a long-term vision towards transforming mobility and reaching a better quality of life in the city.

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Transnational webinar on energy efficiency took place

The third transnational webinar by the Interreg project took place on 4 December. The event's main focus was on innovations and local approaches towards energy efficiency.

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Euskirchen adopts SUMP targets

Last week, the city of Euskirchen's council committee for civil engineering and transport unanimously adopted a set of new mobility targets. Five action areas, each with 4 - 5 sub-areas, define how the city wants to shape its mobility in the next 20 years.

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Rural mobility conference coming up

Registration is now open for the SMARTA final conference which will be organised on 10th and 11th of December!

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New INCLUSION publication "Evaluation of Pilot Labs: Findings and lessons learnt for transferability"

The INCLUSION project has just released a new publication on results and lessons learnt of the past years. This report is mainly designed to inspire, motivate and instruct cities or functional urban areas in developing a more inclusive public transport system.

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Policy Paper from CIVITAS SATELLITE Advisory Group on Game Changers published

The Policy Paper on Game Changers is the outcome of the CIVITAS SATELLITE Advisory Group on Game Changers which met four times between 2018 and 2020.

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New Trainee at Rupprecht Consult

We welcome Morgane Juliat!

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Excellent results of the CoEXist project are also being promoted by the European Commission's official CORDIS service

CORDIS is managed by the Publications Office of the European Union on behalf of the European Commission's research and innovation Directorates-General, Executive Agencies and Joint Undertakings to bring research results to professionals in the field fostering open science as well as to create innovative products and services and stimulate growth across Europe.

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Register now for our online workshop on energy efficiency for depots

Join our Interreg CE EfficienCE online workshop on 4 December 2020, 10:00 - 13:00 (CET) to explore the innovations in energy-efficiency and local integration of renewables into public transport grids and depots in different European cities. We will discuss the latest advances for both trolley bus and “conventional” electric systems.

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Project SUMP Düsseldorf kicks off

On 13 November, we met digitally for the kick-off of the project SUMP Düsseldorf. We are looking forward to developing innovative and effective mobility measures in the next 16 months, focusing on multimodality, digitisation and new forms of mobility!

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