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The new calls for transport projects , Dec 2013 , PDF icon Horizon 2020 is launching three new calls for projects in the transport sector
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CIVITAS heads to Casablanca in 2014 , Oct 2013 , PDF icon The CIVITAS host for the Forum Conference 2014 is CASABLANCA
CIVITAS Awards 2013 , Oct 2013 , PDF icon CIVITAS Awarded cities 2013
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The CIVITAS Forum 2013 which will unveil brave new solutions to sustainable transport , Sep 2013 , PDF icon Implementing urban mobility with less
CIVITAS FORUM 2013 PR (07-08-2013) , Aug 2013 , PDF icon CIVITAS FORUM 2013 PR
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SMP2: Fact-based, integrated and collaborative approach for sustainable urban mobility plans

Videos from the Initiative

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Videos from CIVITAS Plus cities

 

    Videos from CIVITAS I, II and Forum cities

    May 26, 2011 ,​International Transport Forum on Transport for Society: Interview with Jerome Simspon and Anna Clark, CIVITAS

     

    October 20, 2009 ,​CIVITAS and the CIVITAS Forum 2009: Interview with CIVITAS Plus communications manager on radio programme "Europe and You" (FR)

    January 21, 2009,​Intervention of European Commission Vice-President Tajani at the CIVITAS II final conference in Toulouse (FR) - English summary

     

    September 18, 2013, Interview: the benefits of behavioural change

     

     

     

    City:

    - an infoparking system has been installed which will give real time information on the amount of parking spaces left to avoid traffic;- developed with the CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES project.

    Original Title:
    Monza. Da lunedì il sistema di infoparking attivo in via sperimentale
    Description:

    E’ stata ultimata a Monza l’installazione del sistema infoparking che fornirà informazioni in tempo reale sulla disponibilità dei posti auto nei parcheggi cittadini per evitare inutili code e traffico parassitario in città. La misura è inserita nel progetto CIVITAS ARCHIMEDES, al quale il Comune di Monza partecipa ormai da tre anni con altre cinque città europee.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 28/03/2012
    Media:
    Mi-lorenteggio
    City:

    Cyclists travelling on the commuter route between the university and the city centre will now get easier through the Hadsundvej/Humlebakken intersection. During day the cyclists can follow a series of green lane lights in the cycle path. In the evening, the cyclists themselves activate green light in the intersection.

    Original Title:
    Cyklister kommer frem med lysets hastighed
    Description:

    Cyklister på cykelpendlerruten mellem universitetet og centrum kommer nu lettere og hurtigere gennem lyskrydset på Hadsundvej ved Humlebakken. I dagtimerne kan cyklisterne følge en grøn bølge i de diode-lys, der er blevet fræset ned i asfalten. Om aftenen udløser cyklen selv den grønne bølge, der sikrer grønt lys i lyskrydset.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 27/03/2012
    Media:
    www.aalborgkommune.dk
    City:

    The City of Bologna, in fact, won first prize for the European Mobility Week last year, which was held September 16 to 22.The commitment of Bologna, in short, was judged to be the best at promoting ecological alternatives to the use of cars and at involving citizens in activities to support sustainable urban mobility.

    Original Title:
    Bologna eletta capitale europea della mobilità sostenibile per il 2011
    Description:

    Il Comune di Bologna, infatti, ha vinto il primo premio per la Settimana europea della mobilità dello scorso anno, che si è svolta dal 16 al 22 settembre e ha visto la prima edizione dei ‘T-days’, la due giorni di apertura straordinaria a pedoni e ciclisti della ‘T’, l’incrocio delle principali direttrici viarie della città: via Indipendenza, via Rizzoli e via Ugo Bassi. L’impegno di Bologna, in sintesi, è stato giudicato il migliore nel promuovere alternative ecologiche all’uso della macchina e nel coinvolgere i cittadini in attività di supporto alla mobilità sostenibile urbana.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Ultimora notizie

    Wi-Fi has been installed in buses thanks to the CIVITAS Archimedes Project, aimed at promoting public transport

    Original Title:
    Připojte se na internet v trolejbuse i autobuse
    Description:

    Při jízdě v ústecké MHD si můžete pustit wi-fi na svém telefonu, počítači a tabletu a bez problému brouzdat po internetu. To není fikce, ale realita, která již nějakou dobu funguje v Ústí nad Labem. Tedy alespoň ve dvou vozech, které jsou patřičně označené.Wi-fi byla v těchto vozech instalována v rámci projektu CIVITAS Archimedes, zaměřeného na podporu veřejné hromadné dopravy.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Denik
    City:

    - The townhall in Gdansk has announced the public order for: 25 high-standard tablets, 15 laptops and notebooks, and over 1000 computer accessories to be delivered to the local magistrates in the frame of the ForsightGdańsk 2030 project, aimed at the development of the city.- The overall costs will reach around 14 000 euros to be paid by the townhall. -The gadgets will play their function during the Euro 2012, Civitas Mimosa initiative and will be also used for the future events.

    Original Title:
    Gdańsk: Nowy sprzęt dla urzędników magistratu. Laptopy i tablety i inny sprzęt komputerowy do zakupu
    Description:

    - Urząd Miejski ogłosił zamówienie publiczne na: 25 wysokiej klasy tabletów, 15 laptopów i notebooków, kilkaset przenośnych nośników pamięci i ponad tysiąc różnego rodzaju podzespołów i akcesoriów komputerowych. - Magistrat zapłaci więcej niż 14 tys euro za całe zamówienie- Laptopy trafią do obsługi Mistrzostw Europy,notebooki - do administratorów sieci magistratu i do Wydziału Gospodarki Komunalnej, pendriv'y- posluza w konkursach dla mieszkańców miasta

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Nasze miasto
    City:

    - Implementation of the Polish-German C-Liège project (Clean last mile transport and logistics management for smart and efficient local governments in Europe) in the city of Szczecin.-First of the four planned meetings concerning the problem of the cargo transport in the city of Szczecin and in its vicinity, accompagnied by examples of good practice being implemented in other European cities related to reduction in energy use. -Presentations made by local and German members of the assembly-discussion of BestUFS, SUGAR, CIVITAS, CETC-ROUTE65, RegLog projects -Next planned meeting will take place in June 2012 and its topic will concern the estimation of the budget necessary to the realisation of the project and its expected results for the western coast region of Poland.

    Original Title:
    C-LIEGE: pierwsze spotkanie „okrągłego stołu”
    Description:

    - W siedzibie Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie odbyło się pierwsze spotkanie robocze w ramach projektu C-LIEGE, ktorego celem jest zarządzanie czystym transportem i logistyką ostatniego kilometra na potrzeby mądrej i wydajnej administracji lokalnej w Europie.- Spotkanie (tzw. „okrągły stół”) było pierwszym z czterech zaplanowanych spotkań roboczych, podczas których omawiane będą problemy miejskiego transportu towarowego w Szczecinie i regionie zachodniopomorskim oraz prezentowane dobre praktyki, wdrożone w innych miastach europejskich.-W spotkaniu wzięli udział członkowie zespołu projektowego C-LIEGE ze Szczecina oraz z Niemiec, prezentujac: BestUFS, SUGAR, CIVITAS, CETC-ROUTE65, RegLog projekty. - Kolejne spotkanie zaplanowane zostało na czerwiec 2012 r., a jego głównym celem będzie ocena wybranych rozwiązań logistyki miejskiej w kontekście potencjalnych kosztów realizacji oraz oczekiwanej wartości dodanej dla miasta i regionu.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Edroga
    City:

    On Tuesday 6 March will begin a two-day town hall meeting on the project 
 Civitas Plus Renaissance

    Original Title:
    Skwitują Civitas. Konferencja w ratuszu
    Description:

    We wtorek 6 marca w szczecineckim ratuszu rozpocznie się dwudniowe spotkanie dotyczące 
realizacji projektu Civitas Plus Renaissance.Projekt Renaissance w ramach programu Civitas Plus polega na współpracy z innymi miastami europejskimi, tworzącymi tzw. konsorcjum „miast wiodących” i „miast uczących się”, w celu osiągnięcia stabilniejszego, ekologicznego i wydajniejszego systemu transportu miejskiego.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Temat
    City:

    -The meeting of the consortium of the European cities ( Perugia, Bath, Skopje, Gorna Oryahovitsa) of the Polish city Szczecinek held on the 6th of March, discussing finishing this year Civitas Plus Reneissance project-one of the biggest in recent years project led by a city and financed by the EU funds.- Visible examples of the implementation of the project: gas driven microbuses, ecologic car wash, 18 km cycle paths, improvements made to the road security, bike rent service, implementation of the Transport Strategy for the city of Szczecinek between 2010-202. - The budget used for the initiative is calcultated for 6 mln euros, financed by the EU-4 mln euros.- Szczecnek is the 2nd Polish city,after Cracow, participating in the Civitas Reneissance project.

    Original Title:
    Civitas w ratuszu, zajezdni i hotelu
    Description:

    - Dziś (wtorek 6 marca) rozpoczęło się dwudniowe spotkanie poświęcone realizacji projektu Civitas Plus Renaissance, najwiekszy w ostatnich latach projekt prowadzony przez miasto a wspolfinansowany z funduszy Unii Europejskiej. Biorą w nim udział przedstawiciele konsorcjum miast europejskich, do którego należy Szczecinek: Perugia (lider konsorcjum, Włochy), Bath (Wielka Brytania), Skopje (Macedonia) i Gorna Oryahovitsa (Bułgaria). - Przyklady udanych realizacji programu: mikrobusy napędzane gazem, myjnia ekologiczna, poprawa transportu wodnego, budowa około 18 kilometrów ścieżek rowerowych, poprawa bezpieczeństwa na drogach, wdrozenie Strategii Transportowej Miasta Szczecinek na lata 2010-2020.- Oszacowany budżet to 6 mln euro, w tym dofinansowanie z Komisji Europejskiej to 4 mln euro.-Szczecinek jest drugim miastem w Polsce, po Krakowie, który uczestniczył w projekcie Civitas Renaissance. Obecnie uczestniczy w nim Gdańsk.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    Temat
    City:

    The Italian city of Bologna has won the 2011 European Mobility Week Award. have done the best job in promoting clean alternatives to using cars and involving citizens in activities to support sustainable urban mobility during European Mobility Week 2011.The 2011 campaign theme – “Alternative Mobility” – set out to support the transition towards a resource-efficient transport system by promoting clean, fuel-efficient or human-powered modes of transport. In collaboration with the CIVITAS ELAN EU project, Zagreb used opinion polls to collect valuable information on possibilities to improve its sustainable transport infrastructure and the quality of the 2011 event.

    Original Title:
    Environment: Bologna Wins European Mobility Week Award 2011
    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 15/03/2012
    Media:
    The Information Daily
    City:

    The article covers a regional conference „Panel III“ on developments of urban mobility on regional and communal levels. Electro-mobility is one of the most addressed topics within the article.CIVITAS is mentioned as a response to Germany’s federal council’s request to stay sovereign in terms of transport rather than being EU-regulated: Civitas, an Archimedes program during 2008-2012 strives towards a more environmental-friendly and more efficient means of public transport.

    Original Title:
    Panel III: Urbane Mobilität und die Pläne im Weißbuch Verkehr
    Description:

    Der Artikel Panel III: Urbane Mobilität und die Pläne im Weißbuch Verkehr berichtet über gleichnahmige Regionalkonferenz, auf der Entwicklungen des städtischen Verkehrs auf regionaler und kommunaler Ebene adressiert wurden.CIVITAS wird erwähnt als Teil der 20 Handlungspläne des „Aktionsplan urbane Mobilität“ und beschrieben als ein von 2008- 2012 laufendes Archimedes-Programm, was auf eine umweltfreundlichere und effizientere Gestaltung städtischer Verkehre abzielt.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 14/03/2012
    Media:
    Metropol region Hamburg

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