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30 November 2016

Slovenj Gradec wins Slovenian mobility award

The municipality of Slovenj Gradec in northern Slovenia has won the 2016 European Mobility Week award for its work on transforming areas with traffic into areas for pedestrians and cyclists, and for actively involving citizens in these activities to help improve their quality of life.

23 November 2016

ITS Seminar on Intelligent Transport Systems

The Greek Intelligent Transport Systems Organisation, ITS Hellas, is organizing for the second consecutive year a two-day seminar on the topic of “Intelligent Transport Systems and progress in Greece”, under the aegis of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Greek Cold Storage & Logistics Association.

16 November 2016

CZECHBUS, the specialized trade fair for buses and public transport, will be organised on 22.-24.11.2016 in Prague in Czech Republic

Professional visitors from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Austria and Germany.
Regularly presented are over 20 bus and coach brands and many manufacturers and producers of bus parts and components. The trade fair is accompanied by a 3 all-day conferences, seminars and workshops.
The trade fair is held under the patronage of the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Association of Regions of the Czech Republic, Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic, and Association of Public Transit Companies and Road Transport Operators.
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Cleaner transport in Europe

Europe will see more than half a million electric vehicles (EVs) on its roads by the end of 2016, as revealed by a study conducted by Transport & Environment (T&E), an organisation that campaigns for smarter, cleaner transport in Europe.
Including Norway (and other non-EU members) Europe is the second largest market for purely electric cars in the world.

European Conference on Mobility Management 2017

The ECOMM conference (European Conference on Mobility Management) is one of the most important European platforms for policy makers, traffic engineers and scientists in the field of mobility. The 21st ECOMM will take place in Maastricht in the Netherlands, from 31 May - 2 June 2017 and is hosted by Maastricht Bereikbaar (Accessible Maastricht), City of Maastricht, Province of Limburg and the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.

2 November 2016

Greece 2017: a transport paradise

The transformation of the Greek intercity highways into a transport paradise is about to commence on 2017. Until March, multiple sections of the Greek highways will be delivered and, up to August, a total of 2.500 km of the road network will be ready.
The improved road network is expected to change the existing transport habits on human transportation and on logistics, while it will also affect the country’s tourism.

Zaragoza wins award for tram system for lowering emissions

The operator of Zaragoza’s tram system, Tranvía Zaragoza, has won an international award for the contribution it has made to lowering emissions in the Spanish city.
Data from the University of Zaragoza’s CIRCE institute, a research centre that creates and develops innovative solutions in renewable energy, showed that Zaragoza’s tram network is responsible for reducing 482 tonnes of NOX, 293 tonnes and 17 tonnes of PM10 a year.

Public consultation for the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan of Larissa

The mayor of Larissa announced the beginning of the public consultation of the city’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan and referred to the important projects and actions that will be implemented in the forthcoming months.
In specific, in the frame of the city’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan, 17 million Euros are planned to be invested for improving the city’s accessibility and the transport-traffic conditions.