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4th meeting of the Member States Expert Group on Urban Mobility

On 29 June 2016, the Expert Group met in Brussels, chaired by DG Move. Susanne had the honour to present to representatives from the Member States the results of the CAPITAL Advisory Group on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP), which has focused its work on the national frameworks for SUMPs.

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Stakeholder meeting in Zotermeer to discuss the development of the urban node Rotterdam

On July 1st, stakeholders from the national, regional and local level and the urban nodes consortium met to discuss how Rotterdam as an urban node should develop. Purpose of the meeting was the test of a methodology to assess different measures and projects planned for the region. Panteia provided an online consultation tool to facilitate the group discussion on which projects are most important and should be prioritised in order to improve the efficiency of the regional transport system.

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RC outing to celebrate20 years of Rupprecht Consult

On July 5, the team started on an adventurous hike along the Natursteig Sieg

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Job opening: we are looking for an urban mobility trainee

We are seeking to employ on a twelve month contract an urban mobility trainee who is interested in developing his/ her skills through "training on the job" in a friendly team and a stimulating international context. Our trainee programme includes project management assistance, support in developing new EU research projects, participation in analytical work, and event organisation. In addition to a relevant scientific background (ideally including smart e-mobility and innovative public transport concepts), our future trainee has excellent communication skills and inter­national cooperation experience. Please send your application to info@rupprecht-consult.eu by 8 Aug 2016. Please find some more information here.

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SOLUTIONS eNewsletter - May 2016

CONTENT1. Urban Mobility Implementation Action Days2. The SOLUTIONS Network3. E-learning winners4. Latest news5. Upcoming eventsSee the eNewsletter here and for further information visit the SOLUTIONS website.Enjoy reading!

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SmartMove On-line training course launched

A free and easy-to-use online course gives you insights into the SmartMove approach

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SWITCH

Final Newsletter published

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Site visit of the European Commission to the City of Aachen on the progress of CIVITAS DYN@MO

New charging station at the monastery of City of Aachen forms as symbol for the use of electric vehicles

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ELIPTIC Consortium meeting and User Forum meeting in Gdynia

60 practitioners in the field of innovative electric public transport gathered in Poland to exchange their experience within the ELIPTIC project.

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1st SINTRAS workshop held in Warszawa

Ten stakeholders discussed key barriers towards a single and innovative European Transport System - and ideas to overcome these.

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FLOW presented at the European Conference on Mobility Management in Athens

Bonnie Fenton from Rupprecht Consult presented the FLOW project at the European Conference on Mobility Management in Athens, Greece on 3 June 2016. The conference attracted practitioners and decision makers from across Europe and featured Tim Papandreou, Director of the Office of Innovation at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and Maria Vassilakou, Deputy Mayor of the City of Vienna. There was strong interest in FLOW’s claim that the transportation benefits of walking and cycling need to be emphasised and measured along with the economic, health and environmental benefits. Particular interest was shown in FLOW’s Market Forerunners component, which brings together consultants who work with transport modelling tools to demonstrate the need for accurate and appropriate inclusion of cyclists and pedestrians in transport modelling tools so that they are accurately represented in the outcomes of modelling activities. For more information on the FLOW Market [...]

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SOLUTIONS eLearning winners attend final conference in Berlin

Two participants from the SOLUTIONS project’s e-learning programme were awarded for their dedicated involvement in the online courses.

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SINTRAS – your input is appreciated

Stakeholder survey on barriers to a single and innovative European transport system

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Bus trip to the future

The EBSF project has issued its second newsletter

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SmartMove On-line training course for rural mobility marketing

The Smart Move project promotes the use of public transport in rural areas through the active mobility consultancy (AMC) concept. The central objective of the project is to promote the use of existing public transport services via a personalised travel marketing approach. As part of the SmartMove project we have developed a free, easy-to-use online course that offers insights into the SmartMove approach. It provides background information and presents the first-hand experiences of SmartMove project partners. The course discussion forum allows you to discuss your concerns and questions with other participants and the project team. In addition, every Tuesday between May 24 and June 28 we are offering virtual office hours. Please contact us between 10:00 and 12:00 and we will provide our assistance and advice on developing an AMC campaign. Please click here to access both the course and the forum. The SmartMove team!

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SmartMove final conference

Registration now open!June 22, Cologne, Germany

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FLOW project 3rd Consortium Meeting takes place in Lisbon

The project team has gathered for their 3rd consortium meeting in Lisbon, Portugal - which included an Exchange Cities workshop and Lisbon local forum from 27-29 April 2016.

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Europe’s Traffic Snakes met in Cologne

Joint Traffic Snake Game Workshop successfully held at Rupprecht Consult from 10-11 May 2016

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Great success of the first ELIPTIC - CiViTAS webinar

The first ELIPTIC - CiViTAS webinar took place on the 29th of April 2016. The webinar was entitled “Optimised braking energy recovery in electric public transport systems” and it is the first of a series of three scheduled throughout the ELIPTIC project.

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Inspiring SUMP conference in Bremen with more than 400 attendees from 39 countries

It was the principal annual event for all those involved in turning the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan concept into practice.

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