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Zhytomyr is the first Ukrainian city to adopt a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

On 20 June 2019, Zhytomyr in the Ukraine became the first Ukrainian city with an officially approved Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP).

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LOW-CARB: Internal Workshop on measure package evaluation in Leipzig

On August 20th 2019 LOW-CARB partners LVB (lead partner), MDV and the City of Leipzig as well as the associated partners ZVLN, IVAS and Rupprecht Consult meet in Leipzig to discuss measures on low carbon mobility, developed for the Citys FUA.

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Successful first Strategie E user forum for software-supported planning of electric bus fleets in Oberhausen

On 10 July, the first user forum with representatives of transport companies from all over North Rhine-Westphalia took place, as part of the Strategie E project at the project partner STOAG in Oberhausen

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Guiding Europe towards automation-ready SUMP processes

Read the new practitioner briefing on "Road Vehicle Automation in sustainable urban mobility planning" and send us your feedback!

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The draft programme for the CIVITAS Forum 2019 is now available to read and download!

Spanning three days from 2-4 October, the 2019 edition of Europe's top transport event will be held in Graz (Austria).

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Application deadline extended for this year's CIVITAS Awards

Towns and cities are invited to apply by the new date of 31 July 2019 to be in with a chance of winning Europe's most prestigious prizes for clean urban transport.

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Build your own SUNRISE Co-creation scenario in 6 hours! [FREE OF CHARGE] - Register now for the E-course on co-creating sustainable mobility at the neighbourhood level! [Live from 2-30 September 2019]

Join our interactive learning community of transport practitioners from cities across Europe

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SUMP 2.0 GUIDELINES FEEDBACK SESSION WITH UITP & INTERREG CE PROJECTS

On May 6th 2019, public transport experts from CE countries met in Brussels at the UITP headquarters to give their feedback about the update of the European SUMP Guidelines.

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Rupprecht Consult recently participated in updating and testing the SUMP Self-Assessment Tool for Central European contexts, as part of the LOW CARB project.

Three representatives of the Krakow Functional Urban Area met on May 29th, 2019 with LOW CARB partners to learn, use, and provide feedback about their experience with the tool. Discover what the new tool can do, and RC’s role, and why it was a huge success for it most recent users.

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With Superblocks, Low-Emission-Zones and innovative future solutions towards liveable cities

The Kick-Off Meeting in Bielefeld officially started the new ReVeAL project

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SUMP Conference Groningen 2019: Successful presentation of the new guidelines

Last week the latest conference on SUMP took place in Groningen and the Rupprecht Consult team was well presented with several presentations, the introduction of the new SUMP Guidelines and feedback sessions on the new concept.

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Let's make LOW-CARB a 2019 REGIOSTAR

REGIOSTARS is an annual awards competition organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy to showcase innovative EU-funded projects. This year LOW-CARB was selected as a nominee, and is one of 25 excellent EU projects in category 4, "building climate resilient cities".

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Proud to share the public draft of the SUMP Guidelines second edition

We have published the draft second edition of the European SUMP Guidelines for stakeholders and practitioners to review and provide feedback. Online feedback is invited until 9 July 2019 and the revised Guidelines will be discussed in detail at the sixth annual SUMP Conference in Groningen, 17-18 June 2019.

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Best Environmental Management Practice for the Public Administration Sector

Sole contract partner with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre

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New intern at Rupprecht Consult

Zhi Xin Hoo joins the People-Focused Mobility Team

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Successful start of requirements workshops with Strategie E pilot users

Together with ebusplan, Rupprecht Consult develops a planning software for public transport operators and companies that is aimed to support them in the introduction of electric buses into their fleets. Central to the further development of the planning software, is to match as closely as possible the needs of users in the transport companies. For this purpose, a series of workshops was held with the pilot users Kölner-Verkehrsbetriebe AG, Stadtwerke Oberhausen AG and WestVerkehr GmbH on the software requirements. The aim was to query the central needs of the transport companies for such planning software and to adapt further product development to the requirements of the users in the best possible way. At the three initial workshops in Cologne, Oberhausen and Geilenkirchen in February, the general situation in the respective transport company was first of all surveyed and existing plans for the use and procurement of electric buses or information on the operation of existing [...]

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Involved in new mobility? Looking for the latest info? Have experience to share?

Check out the GECKO stakeholder group

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CIVITAS Forum 2019 – Registration open – Calls for contributions, exhibitors and sponsors published

The CIVITAS Forum Conference 2019 will be held in Graz, Austria, from 2-4 October 2019. The 17th edition of Europe’s top sustainable urban mobility event will gather the leading figures in the field from across the continent and beyond.

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SUMP Village, driverless metro and other highlights of SUMP Learning Programme 3

The highly successful SUMP Learning Programme 3 came to an end with its third workshop in Budapest. 24 participants from cities all around Europe discussed sustainable urban mobility planning, with a focus on action planning, monitoring and implementation. As icing on the cake they got the chance to visit the control centre of the driverless metro in the end - and to ride with it of course.

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New trainee at Rupprecht Consult

Lisa Marie Brunner joins the People-focussed Mobility Solutions and Integrated Planning teams

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