EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award

The EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award is presented to the local authority that is judged to have done the most to raise awareness of sustainable mobility during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK (16-22 September). To apply, local authorities must have implemented the three criteria and signed the Charter.

Winners of the award, chosen by an independent panel of transport experts, receive a three-minute video in both English and their native language highlighting their achievements. In addition, the winning city and finalists are promoted via the campaign's channels.

 

Applications are accepted from 22 September to 1 November


APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Local authorities wishing to apply for the award are invited to:

  1. Complete this application form in English (maximum 20 pages), providing details about the local authority, campaign events and activities, alternative transport modes, and implemented permanent measures, as well as details on the nature of the contributions from local partners

  2. In order to allow jury members to assess the impact of the Car-Free Day event, applicants are requested to include a map of the area that was closed for motorised traffic

  3. Send the completed application form together with a copy of the signed Charter by a local authority representative to juan.caballero@eurocities.eu

Deadline: 1 November 2016

Supporting materials can be sent by normal post. However, we encourage you to submit these materials in digital format via WeTransfer or similar sharing online services. In any case, they should arrive before 15 November to juan.caballero@eurocities.eu or    

Juan Caballero
1, Square de Meeûs
B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM

Murcia takes home the 2015 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award

Murcia (Spain) has been announced as the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2015. Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for the Environment, presented the award, congratulating Murcia for taking steps to promote active modes of travel such as walking and cycling.

Taking the stand, Mr Vella also praised all who participate in EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK pointing out that it is the residents who are the real winners. He also stressed the need for more collaboration to achieve sustainable mobility objectives, saying: “we need to act together and on many fronts. We need to increase active transport, car-sharing and green public transport".

Murcia’s fellow finalists for the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK award, Lisbon (Portugal) and Palma de Mallorca (Spain) were also commended for their efforts in encouraging multimodality in their 2015 campaigns.

For information on previous winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK award, click here. For more information on the 2015 finalists and the shortlisted cities, download the description of all shortlisted cities.

To view the videos highlighting finalists’ achievements, visit the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK YouTube channel. To view photos from the ceremony, visit the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Flickr account.