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Register now for the international E-Bus Conference 21.-22. November 2018 and learn from public transport companies & universities how electromobility in public transport has become a strategic concept for smart cities.

Learn about case uses and best practice by trolley:motion - trolley for smart cities, a partner of the European Mobility Europe Project (2nd day).

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Apply now to showcase your city’s achievements in sustainable mobility activities by hosting the CIVITAS peer-exchange activities. Application deadline is 31. Octobre 2018!

Hosts enjoy extensive promotion & receive financial and organisational support. Peer-exchange activities will be either in the form of study visits or work placements in 2019! Use the chance to exchange on a one-to-one basis.

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up report reveals status of SUMPs in EU Member States

The “Status of SUMPs in EU Member States” report aims to support the advancement of national SUMP programmes by highlighting the main findings of a joint CIVITAS SUMPs-Up and PROSPERITY study. It summarises the status of SUMP and national SUMP programmes in all 28 EU Member States and elaborates recommendations for countries interested in developing their national programmes. Find the report here: sumps.eu/reports

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SUNRISE case-study on co-creation at neighbourhood level to address urban mobility challenges

SUNRISE addresses mobility challenges through co-creation at the neighbourhood level in six cities across Europe and the Middle East. Alongside the mobility benefits for the action neighbourhoods, the project will result in a suite of products – most prominently the SUNRISE Neighbourhood Mobility Pathfinder – which will be provided to European cities, their stakeholders, and citizens to inspire and inform change across Europe.

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Apply now to become part of the Trolley 2.0 User Forum to learn and exchange about hybrid-trolleybuses and the concept of in-motion charging!

The Trolley 2.0 project will invite a total of eight city authorities and/ or public transport operators to join the Trolley 2.0 User Forum. Application deadline is 1 October 2018.

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ELIPTIC policy recommendations on multi-purpose use of public transport infrastructure published

As one of the main outcomes of the ELIPTIC - Electrification of Public Transport in Cities project, the ELIPTIC policy recommendations have been published. The document is a summary of the lessons learnt around ELIPTIC's main research question on how to make more efficient use of the existing public transport infrastructure for the charging of non-rail-bound electric vehicles.

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Register for this year's CIVITAS Politicians' Forum

Politicians from CIVITAS Forum Network member cities are invited to attend this year's Politicians' Forum, which is being held at the upcoming CIVITAS Forum in Umeå.

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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.

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Civitas Satellite Study Visits coming up soon

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Cologne - a city for cycling and walking?

New bicycle lanes and pedestrian crossings next to our office

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Rupprecht runners/ cyclists on the road

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

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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.

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A productive 3rd consortium meeting for CoEXist

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

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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

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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

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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.

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