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Rupprecht Consult team playing Indonesian Gamelan instruments

On December 20, the team got together at the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum of Ethnology in Cologne.

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ACTUATE’s Mid-Term Partner Meeting and Knowledge Exchange with Experts in Salzburg

On 11 and 12 December 2013 the ACTUATE consortium came together for a successful mid-term partner meeting in Salzburg, Austria. In addition, external experts from other EU-funded projects in the field of professional driver training participated in an ACTUATE meeting and contributed to a vivid discussion and inspiring knowledge exchange. After a short welcome note by the host Salzburg AG, day one began with the presentation of the first of a series of ACTUATE e-learning modules. Within ACTUATE individual e-learning courses will be developed for hybrid buses, trams and trolleybuses. Over the next months all partners will integrate the e-learning courses into their in-house campaigns aiming to encourage drivers to use their newly acquired eco-driving skills in their daily routine.Also the partners reported on first evaluation results regarding training quality and energy savings achieved during the training sessions and in daily operation. Test drives conducted in real traffic as part [...]

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CH4LLENGE workshop on institutional cooperation held in Leeds, UK

Over 45 participants from all over Europe attended CH4LLENGE’s second SUMP Challenge Training Workshop which focused on institutional cooperation in sustainable urban mobility planning.

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Final SUMP Guidelines released

The Guidelines on Developing and Implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, written by Rupprecht Consult, were released on 17 December 2013 in conjunction with the official announcement of the European Commission’s Urban Mobility Package.

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SOLUTIONS project website now online

The SOLUTIONS project website has been launched on November 27.

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Basel Workshop

TRANSFORuM workshop on Long-Distance Freight held in Basel

TRANSFORuM’s fourth theme-specific stakeholder workshop was held on November 25 – 26 2013 in Basel, Switzerland. This was the last of our workshop series in the autumn of 2013; a second series of four workshops will be held in the spring 2014.

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TRANSFORuM workshop on High-Speed Rail held in Lyon

Ten experts from 7 countries attended TRANSFORuM's first workshop on high-speed rail, representing a variety of stakeholder organisations.

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Rupprecht Consult urban mobility planning expertise welcome in Brazil

Rupprecht Consult has been invited to participate in urban mobility planning seminars in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul.

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TIDE: Innovative ideas and how to take advantage of them - Workshop Stuttgart

An interactive workshop on innovative transport ideas measures and how to transfer them

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Rupprecht Consult's contribution to climate protection

Eco-friendly travel by rail instead of car and plane helps to reduce emissions, especially when the train is powered by "green electricity".

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Participants at the ITS workshop in Reading, Nov. 11/12 2013

TRANSFORuM workshop on ITS held in Reading, UK

TRANSFORuM's series of stakeholder workshop continues. Six more to come.

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Foundation of the CIVITAS network for the German-speaking regions of Europe in Frankfurt/Main on 6 November 2013

On 6 November 2013, stakeholders from the German-speaking regions of Europe founded the association “CIVINET deutscher Sprachraum“ at the HOLM Forum in Frankfurt.

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TRANSFORuM Thematic Group Surveys now available online!

TRANSFORuM combines face-to-face stakeholder events with online tools such as the newly created thematic group surveys.

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TIDE Circle of Innovative Cities have been selected

The TIDE project has selected 53 cities from 23 countries to participate in the learning and exchange opportunities through its Circle of Innovative Cities

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TRANSFORuM workshop on Urban Mobility held in Oslo

TRANSFORuM continues its stakeholder involvement process with four thematically specific workshops in the autumn of 2013.

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Rupprecht Consult celebrating 15 years as GmbH

On October 16, 1998, Rupprecht Consult changed from a single enterprise to a limited company (GmbH).

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PRESTO cycling fact sheets now available in Russian

Fact sheets on cycling infrastructure and promotion from the PRESTO project are now available in Russian

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Second TIDE newsletter online!

We are happy to present you with the second issue of the TIDE newsletter. With the first year of the project over, the TIDE 'handbook for transferability analysis in urban transport and mobility' has been completed and the build-up to the local innovation forums and implementation scenarios for take-up is gaining full momentum. This newsletter also reports on the Cost-Benefit Analysis workshop that took place in Budapest. The city which enters the spotlight this time is Milan. With the planned extension to its road user charging zone and the plan to equip every parking lot with sensors able to control and apply sanctions for infringements, this municipality has clear aspirations to further advance urban transport.Click here to read the second TIDE newsletter!

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Commission signs €4 million grant for sustainable urban mobility

The European Commission today signed a grant agreement worth €4 million with a consortium of 14 European research institutes, associations and consulting companies — including 10 SMEs — for a three-year project known as "Civitas Capital".

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TROLLEY celebrates 4th European Trolleybus Day

Electric buses take center stage in 27 cities in 15 European countries

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