With the contribution of the LIFE programme of the European Union - LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611 and       the co-financing of Green Fund, Greece

5th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPS)

The 5th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPS) took place on 14-15 May 2018 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The conference was addressed to a wide range of potential participants comprising representatives from professional and scientific communities in the public and private sectors as well as associations and individuals, enterprises and suppliers, involved in the mobility of people. The conference was co-funded by the European Commission in cooperation with the Municipality of Nicosia and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of the Republic of Cyprus.

The basic topics covered during in the conference were the following:

  • Stream on the overarching policy framework for SUMPs

  • Stream on the revision of the EC SUMP Guidelines

  • Stream on the implementation and roll-out of SUMPs

  • Stream on local and regional context conditions

A number of keynote speakers, parallel sessions, plenary sessions and social events took place and their goal was to promote the idea of multimodality, the combination of different transportation modes and the people awareness on sustainable urban mobility routing.

The conference is held yearly since 2014, in different European cities and attracts the attention of many researchers, policy makers and academics.

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The LIFE GYM [LIFE14 ENV/GR/000611] project is co-funded by the LIFE programme, the EU financial instrument for the environment.

 

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Start Date: 15 September 2015 – Duration: 35 months