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Less than four weeks until 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

22 May 2019

The 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans will take place from 17 – 18 June 2019 in Groningen (The Netherlands), gathering policy makers, local authorities, urban transport planners, academics, NGOs and other mobility professionals to exchange ideas on sustainable urban mobility planning. All those involved in putting the SUMP concept into practice are invited to attend.

The conference is co-funded by the European Commission in cooperation with the Municipality of Groningen and is free of charge. Registration can be completed online.

The conference programme features speakers from cities across Europe as well as experts working in the field, and covers each aspect of sustainable urban mobility planning.

Juan Caballero of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Secretariat will present the campaign during the "Citizen Participation and Communications" session (A2 of the parallel sessions) on Monday 17 June.

A series of site visits will also be held, highlighting the sustainable mobility work of host city Groningen. Participants can join tours showcasing the city’s smart cycling routes, automated shuttle buses, transit-oriented development, and more. For a full list of site visits, click here.

For more information, visit Eltis. To join the conversation on Twitter, use the hashtag #SUMP2019. For inquiries, contact

Lindau to host upcoming EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Coordination meeting

20 May 2019

Representatives from countries across Europe will meet in the German city of Lindau this June for the 53rd EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Coordination meeting. Each representative will present an overview of Mobility Week planning in their country, sharing ideas and inspiration with their European colleagues.

The European Secretariat of the campaign will additionally give an update, outlining improvements to the registration process and requesting ideas on potential campaign focal themes for years to come. Representatives from the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission will join the meeting, providing an update on EU policy in the field of sustainable mobility and engaging in the discussion.

As the winner of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2018 for smaller municipalities, Lindau offered to host the event, allowing participants to see first-hand the measures that helped the city to take home the award.

Attendees will take part in a cycling tour of the city, as well as learning more about the city’s plans for water taxis. Lindau will also present its future developments regarding walking policies in the urban area.