SUMPs-Up is 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 will review, strengthen and integrate existing resources, designing a support system to assist cities to develop high quality SUMPs.
The leading objective for SUMPs-Up is 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 provides a comprehensive programme for accelerating the take-up of SUMPs that will:
In SUMPs-Up, Rupprecht Consult has the following main roles:
In addition, Rupprecht Consult is 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.