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Embracing two-wheels in cities: Venice conference to explore urban cycling

02 September 2014

Cycling is increasingly gaining recognition as a cheap, healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around. However, more needs to be done before cycling can become a realistic option for many people in cities across Europe. To support an increase of cycling's modal share in European cities, elected representatives, technical staff and mobility experts from many European countries will meet...

Icelandic cities discuss ways to boost EMW participation in 2014

26 August 2014

Although it is one of Europe's smallest countries by population, Iceland has historically been an enthusiastic participant in European Mobility Week. In 2010, a total of seven Icelandic cities took part in the Week, organising activities, implementing permanent measures, and restricting car access on their roads. To discuss ways to maintain and improve participation, Jerome Simpson from the...

Aarhus uses European Mobility Week to launch smart mobility project

19 August 2014

Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark and is growing rapidly. An increasing population has resulted in more traffic, which is expected to increase by 60 percent by 2030. This increase can’t be dealt with by building and maintaining infrastructure only – not only is this method expensive, it does nothing to address the root cause of the problem. In this context, Aarhus is running the Smart...

Budapest, Ljubljana, Östersund - Finalists - European Mobility Award 2013

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Find out more about what the finalists for the European Mobility Award 2013 did to transition to more sustainable mobility and their activities relating to last year's theme 'Clean air - it's your move!'

Zagreb, Croatia - Winner - European Mobility Week Award 2012

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Zagreb is making it easier for citizens to get from A to B! This two minute film follows Krešimir Miletić of the Zagreb local government as he navigates the city using a number of different transport options. The video was produced to highlight Zagreb's 2012 European Mobility Week Award win.

European Mobility Week Award 2011 Winner: Bologna

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This clip shows how the sustainable mobility measures that the City of Bologna introduced have a real impact on the quality of life in the city. Under the title, ‘Life is movement’, the video gives a glimpse of what 20 charging stations for electric cars, 143 km of bicycle paths, a new fleet of green buses and new car-free zones really mean for the day-to-day life of citizens.