The European Commission has now opened the 3rd annual edition of the EU’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) Award. Applications are currently being accepted from cities and regions for the award of EUR 10 000.Now in its third year, the award recognises outstanding work being carried out by cities and local authorities across Europe to meet the transport needs of their communities in an effective and sustainable way. The winning region or local authority will receive a prize of EUR 10 000 and have the chance to gain international recognition for their initiatives. The SUMP Award Towns, cities and local authorities from the European Union’s 28 Member States and the European Economic Area are eligible and encouraged to apply. Authorities are not required to have completed the entire process of developing and implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in order to be eligible for the award. The award theme for 2014 is ‘monitoring implementation to improve the SUMP’. Applications are being accepted between 16 September and 3 November 2014 on the <link http: www.dotherightmix.eu _blank>Do the Right Mix Website, where details on eligibility and evaluation criteria can also be found. Susanne Böhler-Baedeker of Rupprecht Consult will be one of the jury members.
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