How to register for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK

Towns and cities worldwide are warmly invited to participate in EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK, which takes place 16-22 September each year.

This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, towns and cities have maximum flexibility when participating. Local authorities can register their events and permanent infrastructure initiatives as usual  - organising activities during the week of 16-22 September, implementing or promoting new transport infrastructure, and holding a Car-Free Day - but also their online alternatives and their short-term measures to help people move around safely during the pandemic. Measures may include the temporary reallocation of road space to create pop-up bike lanes, or the introduction of speed restrictions.

Only the official local authority of the participating town or city may register for EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK.

Local authorities that participate in the campaign are also eligible to apply for the  EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards, which award local authorities that make significant efforts to promote sustainable urban mobility during the campaign. The application period is from 29 September to 31 October 2020.

Although EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK is open to towns and cities from across the world, only town and cities situated in the following countries are eligible to apply for the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo*, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, The Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence'

Week of activities: 24,650

2020: 2,317

Organise activities that celebrate sustainable urban transport. The celebrations can take any form - from guided walks or bicycle rides to street games to public lectures. As long as the activities promote public transport, cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable mobility, they're valid.

Permanent Measures

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 Implement or promote permanent infrastructure that helps people make sustainable transport choices. These ‘permanent measures’ don’t need to be expensive: the aim is to show the commitment of the town or city to sustainable urban mobility.

"Car-Free Day": 16,912

2020: 964

Hold a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and instead opening them to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city’s link to World Car-Free Day.

Implemented permanent measures

Below you can find the total number of permanent measures that have been implemented in the past years during EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK: