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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 Harald Buschbacher on 24/02/2017

Low-Clearance Rapid Transit (LCRT) is a concept for radically improved cost-efficiency of high quality urban rail transport, made possible by a mix of technology and traffic management.

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Submitted by Eileen O'Connell on 31/01/2017

The EVIDENCE project is a strategic initiative funded by EACI to investigate the evidence for sustainable urban mobility measures. This final workshop will present the findings and recommendations from

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Submitted by Eileen O'Connell on 03/08/2016

The EVIDENCE Project has researched and published the economic evidence for sustainable mobility measures. For those involved in training and educating the next generation of transport professionals, the project has made available course material on 7 sustainable mobility themes.

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Submitted by Adrià Ramirez Papell on 01/08/2016

We are an start-up from Barcelona area developing an exciting project of shared mobility: Shotl (www.shotl.com). With Shotl, citizens will insert their desired origin and destination through their smart phone.

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The latest local CIVITAS network, CIVINET Romania, has welcomed its first members. Eleven Romanian-speaking municipalities and organizations joined the network in January 2017: Municipality of Timisoara, Municipality of Constanta, Municipality of Bistrita, Municipa...

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07/02/2017 - 17:44
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Transport has traditionally been led from behind closed doors, but a new crowdsourcing platform now gives European citizens the opportunity to share their innovative ideas on how public transport could look in the future.

The crowdsourcing campaign, which has been developed under ther CIPT...

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07/02/2017 - 15:38
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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,...

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07/02/2017 - 15:06
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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...

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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...

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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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06/03/2017
ELIPTIC Partner Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (VDV) is hosting a workshop that will start at lunch time and will give the participants of ElekBu the possibility to discuss Multi‐purpose use of electric public transport infrastructure outcomes and problems (in German). The ElekBu itself will...
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06/12/2016
On next December 6th the Final Conference of the European Project “Assessing and improving the accessibility of urban areas” will be held in Brussels (DG MOVE premises). This two years project has addressed various relevant themes – dimensions of accessibility, measure of congestion cost, role of po...
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Automotive sector is quickly and completely changing: main topics of this change will be electrification, autonomous driving, connectivity and security.
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13/10/2016
Following the recent call for a cycling strategy from the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council, the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions, a new policy report prepared by the European Transport Safety Council and the intense advocacy work done by the European Cycling Federati...
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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 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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