CIVINET UK & Ireland is a membership network for public authorities in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and other organisations interested in sustainable mobility. The network provides access to the EU CIVITAS approach – a set of over 650 innovative and transferable sustainable urban mobility solutions that have been tried and tested in projects across Europe. CIVINET members share good practice in developing, implementing and evaluating sustainable mobility policies and measures. They also engage with national government and the EU about transport policy issues.
CIVINET is the only network in the UK & Ireland that brings together public authorities to achieve a more sustainable, clean and energy efficient urban transport systems to:
The Network is supported by the UK Department for Transport, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Assembly Government, the Department of Transport (Republic of Ireland), the Roads Service (Northern Ireland) and the Local Government Association.
Full membership is open to all public authorities, including Local Authorities and Integrated Transport Authorities, in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Other interested parties may become Associate Members of the Network. These include research centres, universities and other organisations (both public and private sector), which have an interest in urban transport.
The Terms of Reference of CIVINET UK & Ireland may be found here.
Local Authority Members of the Network may attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting. The AGM will elect the CIVINET UK & Ireland Management Committee and the newly elected Committee will meet immediately after the AGM. Any local authority member of the Network may be nominated for election to the Committee. See: composition and remit of the Management Committee and election procedures.
The Management Committee may have up to ten members. Any Local Authority Member of CIVINET may be nominated for election. The Committee meets at least every six months, to develop Network policy and procedures, manage the Network budget and approve an annual programme of activities. The current membership is:
Bournemouth Borough Council
Brighton & Hove City Council
Bristol City Council
Hampshire County Council
Norfolk County Council
Southend on Sea Borough Council