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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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Eng. Roberto Murru
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Daniela Stoycheva
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Ms Lise-Ann Sheahan
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Professor Angel Aparicio
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Adrià Ramirez Papell
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Member since: 01/08/2016
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Michael Glotz-Richter
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Andreas Lindinger
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Fahad Anwar
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Holger Zeiser
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ingeniur Mette Sørensen
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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:

Author: Yannick Bousse
02/02/2017 - 13:12
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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...

Author: Yannick Bousse
01/02/2017 - 21:46
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The CIVITAS Secretariat is glad to announce that this year’s CIVITAS FORUM Conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom a...

Author: Clara Grimes
25/01/2017 - 11:31
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What suggestions do you have for the Public Transport system of your area? How could urban mobility be improved within European cities? What kind of problems do you face during your daily trips and what innovative solution would you suggest in order to deal with them? How could Public Transport i...

Author: Clara Grimes
23/01/2017 - 17:13
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This two years project has addressed various relevant themes – dimensions of accessibility, measure of congestion cost, role of policy strategies – which will be presented and debated during the Conference.

In order to register to the Conference please send an e-mail to...

Author: Simone Bosetti
07/11/2016 - 13:31
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07/04/2017
Simulation tools help public authorities in the planning of e-bus systems and electrification of their fleets. This topic will be presented during the 2nd ELIPTIC webinar from 10:00 to 11:30 CET on 7 April 2017. Simulations are an integral part of the work in the use cases of Pillar A “Safe integrat...
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27/09/2017 to 29/09/2017
The CIVITAS Secretariat is glad to announce that this year’s CIVITAS FORUM Conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom are...
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05/07/2016 to 06/07/2016
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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19/06/2016 to 21/06/2016
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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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18/04/2016 to 21/04/2016
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 Training Inclusive Mobility, Bremen, 11 April 13:00-17:30h
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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 QUOTES: CIVITAS & Society - Accessibility

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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

 

 

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