Polis Newsletter
Autumn | October 2011

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The 2011 Annual Polis Conference is under preparation: on 29-30 November, transport experts from local and regional authorities, research and industry will gather in Brussels. Innovative topics for sustainable transport, identified by Polis members, will be discussed and the Eltis Award presented. Read more.

Polis is a network of European cities and regions working together to deploy innovative technologies and policies for a more sustainable mobility. Polis fosters cooperation and partnerships across Europe in order to make research and innovation in transport accessible to cities and regions.
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Discuss recommendations on buses with high level of services at Annual Polis Conference

Don't miss your chance to meet the European bus experts: the analysis of 35 schemes from across Europe reveals barriers, lessons and recommendations for decision-makers to achieve high levels of service. This will be presented as the final event of the COST TU 0603 action on 29 November at the Annual Polis Conference in Brussels!

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Polis president at EPA congress: the parking sector is ready for the new deal

The European Parking Association's congress in Torino, Italy, reached its objective to reach out to people outside the parking operations sector, to establish parking as a key factor in urban transport management and to prepare ground for action to improve the image of the parking sector. Jörn Marx of the city of Dresden, Polis President, presented the city's case for public and private cooperation.

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Get ready to mainstream urban transport innovation: NICHES+ tools now available

Now that the NICHES+ project has come to an end, we’d like to offer you an overview of the tools, strategies and guidance that can help you to introduce innovative transport solutions at the local level.

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European capitals commit to further use waterways for freight movement

Five European capitals signed the charter ‘Connecting with waterways: a Capital Choice’ in Brussels in the presence of the European Commission.

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Dresden: Electronic Schedules at Public Transport Stops and E-Bikes in an E-Mobility Model Region

The issue of Member in the Spotlight comes from the city holding the Polis presidency, Dresden. It provides an update on many of the new and running projects in Dresden, including many innovations in public transport, planning, mobility management and education.

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