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Call to join CIVITAS SUMP-PLUS Follower City Group opens

Author: Richard Adams
Posted on: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:08

An exciting new opportunity from CIVITAS SUMP-PLUS gives your city the chance learn from other's tests of innovative sustainable urban mobility planning measures and approaches.

CIVITAS SUMP-PLUS has launched a call for applications for cities to join its Follower Cities Group.

The project is working in six co-creation "city labs" across Europe to put mobility at the heart of sustainable urban transformations. The cities chosen to be part of the new Follower City Group will participate in a series of knowledge transfer activities linked to the six labs.

The Follower Cities will follow the labs closely, learn from the leading cities, and offer them feedback concerning their activities. After this observation period, Follower Cities will deliver an action plan outlining how they can go about developing and applying the related measure(s).

Beyond this, the Follower Cities will attend site visits and workshops, webinars, and e-courses; these will enrich and deepen their knowledge of sustainable urban mobility planning.

In total, 16 planning authorities will be chosen to become members of the group, whose activities will start in early 2021. All applicants must be legal entities established in a Member State of the European Union, or within an associated country of the Horizon 2020 programme.

Find full information on the call click here. An application form can be found at that link and must be submitted by Friday 13 November, 18:00 CET.

Find out more about the project on its website.

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