SUMPs-Up was the European Programme for accelerating the take up of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. An experienced consortium of public and private organisations, including four major city networks and seven front-runner cities reviewed, strengthened and integrated existing resources, designing a support system to assist cities to develop high quality SUMPs.
The leading objective for SUMPs-Up was to enable mobility planning authorities across Europe to embrace SUMP as the European-wide strategic planning approach, especially in countries where the take-up is low and the negative effects of transport are severe. To meet this goal, SUMPs-Up provided a comprehensive programme for accelerating the take-up of SUMPs that:
SUMPs-Up aimed at generating an effective SUMP take-up process tailored to the specific needs of mobility stakeholders across Europe.
The most relevant results were:
In SUMPs-Up, Rupprecht Consult had the following main roles:
In addition, Rupprecht Consult was majorly involved in identifying the needs of take-up cities; supporting cities in SUMP realisation, e.g. by means of SUMP action plans; fostering dialogue on SUMP within and between the EU’s Member States; and supporting city-level SUMP monitoring and impact evaluation.
In the "follower" section, those cities and organisations are listed that enrolled in the SUMP Learning Programme via a subcontract with Rupprecht Consult.