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LOW-CARB launching first innovative pilots in Krakow, Skawina and Leipzig

In the context of the LOW-CARB project, three pilots were launched in the beginning of December. The diverse pilots will be our leading examples of how to integrate low-carbon mobility plans in urban areas.

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EfficienCE project pilot with a première: Solar power from PV films lights up underground station

A Wiener Linien pilot project with Wien Energie to promote active climate protection in Ottakring as part of EfficienCE

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2nd Edition SUMP Guidelines - now available as an online booklet

The Guidelines for developing and implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (2nd edition) have now been converted to an online booklet available on the Eltis portal.

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Participation of Rupprecht Consult in the conference “VIII Jornadas de Movilidad Sostenible: Plan de Implantación. De la redacción a la acción” in the Canary Islands

In the framework of the development of several SUMPs in various municipalities in the Canary Islands, the conference was organised by the Public Works, Transport and Housing Council of the Canary Islands government, in order to provide to participants with an integrated vision of policies related to mobility and transport.

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Rupprecht Consult presented the Second version of the SUMP Guidelines at the Conference of the Parties, COP25 in Madrid, Spain

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the supreme instance of decision in the Convention Framework of the United Nations about Climate Change (UNFCCC) and it’s 25th meeting was held in Madrid from 2-13 December 2019.

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ReVeAL meets Jerusalem

Last week, the ReVeAL project made a short stop in Jerusalem.

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SUMP concept and H2020 Project ReVeAL part of the new Thinking Cities Magazine

Polis network released the newest version of their regularly published Thinking Cities magazine

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Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects

The SUNRISE project was presented at the conference “Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects” on Dec. 5 2019 in Brussels

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Learn more about ReVeAL on the brand-new project website

Today, the official website of the ReVeAL project was launched. The new website offers a comprehensive overview of the project, including essential information on ReVeAL, such as its approach, key outputs, pilot cities and partners.

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Meeting with Budapest's new leading team around Gergely Karácsony

Our team members Kristin Tovaas and Ralf Brand met Budapests new mayor Gergely Karácsony on Nov. 7 to exchange thoughts about Budapest's successes, challenges and future plans in terms of sustainable urban mobility.

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First face-to-face meeting of GECKO stakeholders in London

Stakeholder input is a cornerstone of the GECKO project. So much is happening so fast in the realm of disruptive mobility that the only way to begin to understand it and to start to see patterns is to talk to those directly involved. GECKO has been doing this for several months through online exchange but we had our first face-to-face meeting with 24 stakeholders from across Europe and beyond on 24-25 October in London. Stakeholders came from large and small private industry representatives, local and regional authorities and public transport authorities and associations, NGOs and research. Stakeholders were asked for their input and experience with questions of collaboration between the public and the private sector, types and level of regulation and other factors influencing the successful implementation of new mobility solutions. The output of the workshop will feed directly into several GECKO activities ranging from a map of regulations to an analysis of cooperation models [...]

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Idea Jam Challenge 2019 - What challenges does Automated and Connected Transport bring?

International multi-disciplinary teams will compete online for the best idea

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Videos introducing the new SUMP Guidelines

Four videos about our new SUMP Guidelines have been recently released on Eltis, the European Urban Mobility Observatory.

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Siegfried Rupprecht received the CIVITAS Lifetime Award of the European Commission

During a surprise ceremony at the closing plenary of the CIVITAS Forum conference 2019 in Graz on 4 October 2019, the award was presented by Marcel Rommerts, head of transport research at INEA, the EU’s Innovation and Networks Executive Agency, and by Herald Ruijters, director at the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission.

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Watch the new SUMP Guidelines webinar

Curious about the brand-new SUMP Guidelines? You can learn more about them with the freshly recorded webinar video.

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New trainee at Rupprecht Consult

Last week, Wolfram Buchta joined the team for a 12-month programme.

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ReVeAL session at the CIVITAS Forum

Some of the concepts behind the newly-begun ReVeAL project were brought into the session at CiViTAS Forum conference called “Making the Transitioning to Urban Vehicle Access Regulations”, which was moderated by Bonnie Fenton from Rupprecht Consult.

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Please join us at the AlpInnoCT Final Conference in Brussels on 19 November

The AlpInnoCT consortium is pleased to invite you to participate in the project’s Final Conference – Working together for Combined Transport in the Alpine Space - that will be held on 19 November 2019 at the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU in Brussels.

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Second edition of SUMP Guidelines released at CIVITAS Forum

We are proud to present the second edition of the European Guidelines for Developing and Implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan. The release of the document featured strongly at the CIVITAS Forum last week, including a high-level handover by the European Commission in the opening plenary, a keynote presentation by main author Rupprecht Consult, and a dedicated session. The Guidelines can now be downloaded on our website and on Eltis: https://www.eltis.org/mobility-plans/sump-guidelines

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Booklet and exhibition shine light on CIVITAS success story cities

At the CIVITAS Forum 2019 in Graz, a new booklet and exhibition outlining the success stories of six CIVITAS cities were launched.

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