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CIVITAS brings international delegation of politicians and mobility experts to Antwerp for inspiration and expertise , May 2019 , PDF icon civitas_antwerp_study_visit_-_may_2019_-_press_release.pdf
Transport Day 2018: Transport community answers Paris Agreement call to action, placing decarbonised mobility at heart of climate change action , Dec 2018 , PDF icon Transport Day 2018 Press Release
Graz revealed as host of the CIVITAS Forum Conference 2019 , Sep 2018 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum 2019 Host Revealed - Press Release
CIVITAS Awards 2018 recognise Europe’s pioneering cities for sustainable urban mobility , Sep 2018 , PDF icon CIVITAS Awards 2018 Press Release
CIVITAS Forum 2018 - Moving towards Europe's inclusive and multimodal mobility future , Sep 2018 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum 2018 Press Release
CIVITAS Host 2018 , Sep 2017 , PDF icon CIVITAS Host 2018, Sept 2017
CIVITAS Awards 2017 , Sep 2017 , PDF icon CIVITAS Awards 2017
CIVITAS Forum 2017 Press Release , Sep 2017 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum 2017 Press Release
CIVITAS Forum Host 2017 - PR , Sep 2016 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum Host 2017, Sept.2016
CIVITAS Awards 2016 Winners , Sep 2016 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum Awards 2016, Sept. 2016
CIVITAS Forum 2016 PR (28-06-2016) , Jun 2016 , PDF icon Get ready to join the CIVITAS Forum 2016 in Gdynia!
CIVITAS Forum Host 2016 - PR , Oct 2015 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum Host 2016, Oct.2015
CIVITAS Awards 2015 - PR , Oct 2015 , PDF icon CIVITAS Forum Awards 2015, Oct. 2015
CIVITAS Forum 2015 PR (15-09-2015) , Sep 2015 , PDF icon Reserve your place at the CIVITAS Forum!
CIVITAS Forum 2015 PR (30-06-2015) , Jun 2015 , PDF icon Get ready for the CIVITAS Forum 2015 in historic Slovenia!
CIVITAS Forum Host 2015 - PR , Sep 2014 , PDF icon 20140926 - CIVITAS Forum Host 2015 - PR
CIVITAS Awards 2014 , Sep 2014 , PDF icon 20140926 - CIVITAS - Forum Awards 2014 - PR
CIVITAS Forum 2014 PR (12-06-2014) - FR , Jun 2014 , PDF icon Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant pour le FORUM CIVITAS 2014 à Casablanca!
CIVITAS Forum 2014 PR (12-06-2014) , Jun 2014 , PDF icon Register now for the CIVITAS FORUM 2014 in Casablanca!
The new calls for transport projects , Dec 2013 , PDF icon Horizon 2020 is launching three new calls for projects in the transport sector
CIVINET UK & Ireland Event 21 Nov 2013 , Oct 2013 , PDF icon Get on your bike with CIVINET Cycling Workshop
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
CIVITAS FORUM 2013 PR (27-09-2013) , Sep 2013 , PDF icon CIVITAS FORUM 2013 PR
CIVITAS FORUM 2013 MEDIA PROGRAMME , Sep 2013 , PDF icon CIVITAS FORUM 2013 MEDIA PROGRAMME
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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Video from the European Commission

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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:

    - Vice-Mayor of Funchal believes that the crisis could help on the issue of urban mobility because in times of crisis we have a window of opportunity to change many behaviors- Mentions winner of best practices- Explains what the project and initiative is about

    Original Title:
    Mudar mentalidades é o próximo desafio
    Description:

    - Vice-presidente da Câmara Municipal do Funchal acredita que a crise poderá ajudar na questão da mobilidade urbana- Na antecâmara da cerimónia de distinção das cidades com melhores práticas de mobilidade sustentável, que premiou Utrecht (Holanda) e Ghent (Bélgica), no âmbito do projecto Civitas Mimosa que reúne no Funchal cerca de 400 especialistas e responsáveis autárquicos de mais de 75 das 209 cidades aderentes à iniciativa da Comissão Europeia, Bruno Pereira disse estar satisfeito por Funchal ter sido escolhido como sede da 8.ª conferência 'Civitas Forum 2011'.- Como referido, o Funchal concluiu o estudo de mobilidade em Janeiro de 2008 e candidatou-se ao projecto Civitas ao longo desse ano, aderindo como membro em 2009 e desde esta segunda-feira até quarta-feira recebe o Forum Civitas 2011, onde se debaterá tdas estas temáticas.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 25/01/2012
    Media:
    Dnoticias
    City:

    - The mayor of Funchal, Miguel Albuquerque, announced the creation of an observatory of mobility to monitor this area and to help make decisions and evaluate the results of the new strategies adopted.- They want to encourage the population to use public transport for sustainable mobility- Explains what the CIVITAS Forum and the CIVITAS initiative is- Mentions the winning cities for best projects

    Original Title:
    Funchal: Câmara vai criar observatório de mobilidade
    Description:

    - O presidente da Câmara Municipal do Funchal, Miguel Albuquerque, anunciouhoje a criação de um observatório de mobilidade, iniciativa que visa monitorizar o trabalho nesta área.- Segundo Conceição Estudante, é preciso, também, motivar a população para a utilização dotransporte público de forma a que este equilíbrio precário entre a necessidade e o custo encontrealguma plataforma que seja sustentável.- O CIVITAS Fórum reúne até quarta-feira cerca de 400 pessoas, que debatem a temática da mobilidadeurbana sustentável.- O CIVITAS, que significa CIdade, VITAlidade e Sustentabilidade, é uma iniciativa da União Europeia destinada a promover estratégias de transporte urbano mais limpo, melhor, mais sustentável e energeticamente eficiente, estando integradas nesta rede mais de 200 cidades.

    Type of media:
    print
    Date: 25/01/2012
    Media:
    Agência Lusa - Serviço Economia
    City:

    - What is the Forum all about- Utrecht is on the nomination list with five projects for sustainable transport.- Details on the live Broadcast of the Forum- Explains what is Civitas- Gives information about Utrecht’s participation since 2008

    Original Title:
    Utrecht kanshebber EU Award voor schoner en beter transport
    Description:

    - Van maandag 17 tot woensdag 19 oktober komen Europese Steden in Funchal (Madeira) samen om hun kennis te delen over schoner en beter transport in de EU.- Het thema van dit Forum is: intercontinentaal. Dus zijn er naast sprekers en bezoekers uit tientallen steden in Europa ook sprekers uit Noord- en Zuid-Amerika, en zelfs Zuid-Afrika.- Utrecht staat op de nominatielijst met vijf projecten en als beste stad voor duurzaam vervoer.- CIVITAS financiert activiteiten voor verduurzaming van verkeer en vervoer in Europese steden.Utrecht is sinds 2008 één van de steden die CIVITAS-activiteiten uitvoert.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 25/01/2012
    Media:
    Utrecht Nieuws
    City:

    - Utrecht was proclaimed CIVITAS City of the Year.- The municipality also won an award in the field of sustainable technological innovation.- Presents the CIVITAS AwardExplains what CIVITAS Plus is all about- Presents one of Utrecht’s projects MIMOSA (Making Innovation in Mobility and Sustainable Actions)- Explains what improvements Utrecht expects

    Original Title:
    Utrecht winnaar EU Award schoner en beter transport
    Description:

    - Utrecht is uitgeroepen tot CIVITAS stad van het jaar.- Dat laatste komt voor een belangrijk deel door de innovaties op het gebied van stedelijke distributie over water door middel van de elektrisch aangedreven Bierboot en over land met de zonne-elektrisch aangedreven Cargohoppers.- In Funchal (Madeira) vond gisteravond de prijsuitreiking plaats van de CIVITAS EU Award voor schoner en beter transport.- CIVITAS PLUS helpt, op initiatief van de Europese Commissie, steden om duurzamer, schoner en energiezuiniger stadsvervoer te bereiken.- MIMOSA is daar één van. MIMOSA staat voor Making Innovation in Mobility and Sustainable Actions.- bijvoorbeeld alternatieve brandstoffen, collectief passagiersvervoer, energiezuiniger autogebruik en innovatieve technologieën voor transport systemen (mobiliteitsmanagement).

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    DUIC (Utrechtse Internet Courant)
    City:

    - In Funchal in Madeira, Utrecht won the EU Award for cleaner and better transport. Utrecht also received an award in the field of sustainable technological innovation.- presents the CIVITAS initiative- says what projects Utrecht has- funding of CIVITAS

    Original Title:
    Utrecht wint EU prijs voor schoner en slimmer transport
    Description:

    - Utrecht heeft gisteravond in Funchal op Madeira de EU Award voor schoner en beter transport gewonnen.- In Funchal zijn in het kader van het zogeheten CIVITAS initiatief zo'n 350 vertegenwoordigers van Europese steden bij elkaar om kennis en ervaringen uit te wisselen over schoner en beter transport.- Ook verzorgt Utrecht een workshop over Utrecht Bereikbaar en de Utrecht Bereikbaar Pas.- CIVITAS financiert activiteiten voor verduurzaming van verkeer en vervoer in Europese steden.

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    De Stad Utrecht

    - Vitoria-Gasteiz has been selected as the venue for the 2012 CIVITAS Forum- presents the CIVITAS Forum, what it’s about and it’s objectives- explains the procedure of selection; how Vitoria-Gasteiz was selected

    Original Title:
    Vitoria-Gasteiz, sede del Foro Civitas 2012, coincidiendo con la Green Capital.
    Description:

    - Vitoria-Gasteiz ha sido designada sede del Foro Civitas 2012 durante la reunión que esta entidad ha celebrado estos días en Funchal, Madeira.- Coincidiendo con celebración de la Green Capital, la ciudad recibirá, en otoño de 2012, la visita de alrededor de 350 congresistas que intercambiarán ideas y trabajarán en torno a la movilidad sostenible.- El Foro Civitas es una iniciativa de la Unión Europea que trabaja por un transporte urbano sostenible- La iniciativa Civitas tiene como objetivo apoyar a ciudades europeas con ambiciones en la introducción y el ensayo de medidas audaces e innovadoras destinadas a mejorar el transporte urbano.- El Foro Civitas lo integran 200 ciudades europeas que representan a 68 millones de habitantes de 31 países diferentes

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    Ecomove
    City:

    - announces that Gent won the prestigious ‘CIVITAS Award for Public Participation’- explains what CIVITAS is all about- explains why they won- presents the various projects they suggested and have initiated (safer cycling and walking paths, possibility to share an electric car

    Original Title:
    Gent wint Europese CIVITAS-prijs voor publieke participatie en communicatie over mobiliteit
    Description:

    - De stad Gent kreeg maandag tijdens het negende ‘CIVITAS Forum’ in Funchal (Portugal) de prestigieuze ‘CIVITAS Award for Public Participation’- CIVITAS is een Europees initiatief dat steden wil helpen in hun plannen rond duurzame mobiliteit.- Ze waren vooral onder de indruk van de gevarieerde aanpak om de burgers te bereiken. Van de klassieke hoorzitting en papieren enquête tot de meer hippe dialoogcafés en zelfs Facebook en Twitter.- Concreet kan de Gentse burger onder andere nu al genieten van 93 verbeterde bushaltes met nieuwe schuilhuisjes, veiligere fiets- en voetpaden en een online fietsrouteplanner met een bijhorende website www.gentfietst.be.- De Stad Gent werkt samen met nog zes andere partners om het CIVITAS-project gerealiseerd te krijgen en de Europese subsidie voor de Stad Gent en haar partners bedraagt 4,3 miljoen euro voor een termijn van vier jaar

    Type of media:
    online
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    Het Nieuwsblad
    City:

    - describes CIVITAS FORUM 2011, its objectives, the slogan, the project, the innovative measures taken, the implementation of policies for sustainable urban mobility, the technical and scientific innovations, the benefits not only for the cities, but also for the universities, private companies, transport authorities, etc.- about 350 participants from more than 30 Europeans countries, and representatives from Australia, Japan and the U.S.A.

    Original Title:
    Funchal foi a casa da família europeia “Civitas”
    Type of media:
    print
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    Trasporte revista
    City:

    - Investment in urban mobility in european cities such as Funchal, Madeira (investment of 3.7 million EUR, of which 54% comes from the EU): hybrid cars, electric cars, bycicles, segways, basket cars (sledges), etc.- Description of Civitas, an initiative of the Commission which includes 209 European cities committed to adopting solutions for sustainable mobility- Details about the European Mobility Week

    Original Title:
    No Funchal, os carros de cesto convivem com novas soluções de mobilidade urbana
    Type of media:
    print
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    Publico
    City:

    - CIVITAS FORUM 2011 17-19 October in Madeira is described- Describes the town of Madeira in detail- Describes the CIVITAS initiative: find environmentally-friendly and convenient transport for the citizens (hybrid cars, bicycles, eco-buses, etc.)

    Original Title:
    WSZĘDZIE POD GÓRĘ
    Type of media:
    print
    Date: 24/01/2012
    Media:
    Prezglad
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