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Collective Passenger Transport

Quality and efficiency of public transport and better integration with other modes.

This thematic group focuses on clean and energy-efficient public transport fleets, ticketing systems, service integration and intermodality, accessibility for people with reduced mobility, innovative public transport systems, management schemes and schemes for financing investments in collective transport modes.

CIVITAS cities are working on innovative ways to maximise the potential for local public transport systems through an accessible and fair service that is a fast and convenient alternative to the private car.

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For more information about collective passenger transport contact Yannick Bousse, and to join the group, click on the banner on the right-hand side on this page. Take a look at the cities, which are already members of this thematic group, and view resources relevant to members below.

Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 18/04/2016

Many European cities face increasing problems of congestion. A high - quality, modern and energy-efficient Public Transport system that is well integrated with other modes is key to reducing car traffic and creating an appealing urban environment.

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Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 07/04/2016

Improving the quality, availability, timeliness and multi-modality of public transport systems is a vital activity in making European public transport systems even better.

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Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 19/02/2016

By making sustainable travel options better value and more convenient, people are willing to try these options for some of their travel.

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Submitted by Caterina Di Bartolo on 22/01/2016

The “sharing” paradigm is shaking up the global economy scenario. People across the world are daily sharing an increasing number of material objects and immaterial services (from clothes and tools to houses, working spaces and also professional skills).

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CIPTEC EU HORIZON 2020 project, is exploring the ‘unknown’ through eight co-creation workshops of new ideas in the field of urban transport through a series of eight workshops held in four EU cities – Thessaloniki,...

Author: Clara Grimes
07/02/2017 - 16:06
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A new App SMART (Self-Motivated And Rewarded Travelling) to promote use of collective passenger transport by commuters, city visitors, event visitors and shoppers in a smarter, more environmentally friendly way is now available!

Designed to optimise travel behaviour in a human-centred appr...

Author: Clara Grimes
07/02/2017 - 15:16
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Las Palmas’ urban public transport company has recently unveiled new visual cues in the form of road markings to help visually impaired passengers board buses more easily.

These visual cues (see image left) have been rolled out at four bus stops around the city, which have adopted a so cal...

Author: Clara Grimes
06/02/2017 - 21:01
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These unrivalled major bus events will bring together bus operators, authorities, and industry experts from across the world.

UITP and Busworld are looking for fresh, innovative, cutting-edge ideas, concepts, case studies, and best practices in the following areas:

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02/02/2017 - 14:12
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The report gives an extensive overview of the electric buses in operation in Europe today, along with the different solutions available on the markets today. It is obvious that the electrification of public transport is high on the priority list of cities and public transport agencies and operato...

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27/09/2016
Especially relevant voor those involved in recently started CIVITAS and innovation projects - Combine your visit to the CIVITAS Forum with an inspiring CIVITAS Training on Tuesday 27 September. Photo: Billion Photos/Shutterstock
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CIVITAS Study Tour and Thematic Workshop – Parma/Reggio Emilia (Italy) 5-6th July 2016 LINKING TERRITORIES: LONG TO SHORT DISTANCE CO-MODALITY
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10/05/2016
SmartMove Take-up Seminar in Almada, Portugal Join our training seminar to learn about SmartMove achievements Thursday, 10th May 2016, 09:00-16:00 (WET) – CMIA - Centre for Environmental Monitoring and Interpretation of Costa da Caparica Public transport services in many peri-urban and rural areas...
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Transport Research Arena 2016 – The most important transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders:  researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. The Transport Research Arena Conference -TRA 2016, which will take place in Warsaw, from 18th to 21st Apr...
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CIVITAS QUOTES: Real time information to improve level of service quality

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Real-time information in public transport services

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Real-time travel information app

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CIVITAS QUOTES: CIVITAS & Society - People with reduced mobility (PRM)

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Electro-hydraulic lifting platform

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CIVITAS QUOTES: CIVITAS & Transport - High quality mobility corridor

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CIVITAS FACTS&FIGURES: Collective Passenger Transport measures in CIVITAS Plus cities (2008-2012)

Policy Recommendations For EU Sustainable Mobility Concepts based on CIVITAS Experience

The Policy Recommendations present the main findings arising from the evaluation of the CIVITAS Plus Collaborative Projects (CPs), which ran from 2008-2012.

This publication was written under the auspices of the CIVITAS POINTER project, which supported five collaborative projects (CP s) implemented within the framework of the third edition of the CIVITAS programme. Evaluation and monitoring were the key stones of CIVITAS POINTER. Drawing from first-hand, corroborated statistical evidence gathered from participating cities, this publication presents the results of the CIVITAS Plus cross-site evaluation and policy assessment. These findings support the development of clear European-level policy recommendations that have the potential for being embraced by all European cities — not just those which make up the CIVITAS community.

The document seeks to identify factors that can boost the effectiveness and consistency of future strategies, thereby securing greater sustainability in urban mobility patterns. Policy makers are provided with contemporary facts for debating purposes, and a number of conclusions and recommendations based on lessons learnt from CIVITAS Plus are put forward.

Giving back the public space to the people - Mobility measures in Vitoria-Gasteiz

In the context of the next CIVITAS study tour hosted by the city of  Vitoria-Gasteiz on the 196&20 June 2014, an interested document presenting the mobility measures implmented by the city has been created:  

The main measures presented:

  • Superblocks project;
  • Traffic calming measures;
  • Freight distribution areas and limitations;
  • New Public transport network;
  • Local Bicycle Mobility Plan.

Should you have any question, please contac:

Environmental Studies Centre of Vitoria-Gasteiz

Asier Sarasua Garmendia asarasua@vitoria-gasteiz.org

 

 

CITY-2-CITY EXCHANGE: Collective Passenger Transport

CITY-2-CITY EXCHANGE: Collective Passenger Transport

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Cluster Report Public Transport

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