The European Commission (DG REGIO and DG MOVE) organized an URBAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK event on 23 November in Brussels bringing together cities to exchange knowledge and experiences in Smart, Innovative & Sustainable urban mobility.
Participants were able to learn about the state of the art in innovative and tested urban transport solutions like electric buses, cleaner logistics, shared mobility, walking and cycling, and new mobility services. Urban mobility experts and experienced practitioners (from European Innovation Partnership for Smart Cities, CIVITAS and other networks) brought in their knowledge on the development and implementation of innovative mobility solutions, on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPS), on financing (EIB and private investors) and on tools for knowledge sharing (e.g. CIVITAS and URBACT).
The 3 key questions addressed by the conference were:
- What are the main investment opportunities in smart, innovative and sustainable city mobility?
- What are barriers to invest…