Polis Newsletter
Autumn | October 2012

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Welcome to the Polis public newsletter!

We are proud to welcome the city of Ghent as a new Polis member! Ghent, known for its strong reference in urban mobility planning, now decided to take the next step for innovation in urban mobility. We look forward to a fruitful exchange!

Polis is a network of European cities and regions working together to deploy innovative technologies and policies for a more sustainable mobility. Read more.

Enjoy your read,
Polis secretariat


Polis at ITS Vienna: Contribution of ITS to urban mobility

Polis Secretary General Sylvain Haon moderates joint session at the ITS World Congress, Berne and Brussels present how they evaluate ITS impact. 24 Oct 2012, 12-13.30h, Kapsch stand. More.

Registration open for 2012 Polis Conference

Polis presidency Perugia hosts the 2012 Annual Polis Conference on 29-30 November 2012. Registration for the conference and the TIDE launch workshop is now open until all seats are taken.

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Polis Network News

Polis Environment & Health Working Group meets on Transport and Health

Polis invites you to a Working Group meeting on Transport and Health on 30 October 2012. This meeting is organised in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels. Registration is open to Polis members and other interested persons, and now possible online.

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First EU Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) award launched

Within the framework of its Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign, the European Commission launched the EU’s first award to encourage the adoption of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) by local and regional authorities. Under the inaugural theme ‘stakeholder and citizen participation’, local and regional authorities can submit their applications for the award of EUR 10 000 on www.dotherightmix.eu.

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Promoting open standards and specifications in traffic systems and ITS for cities and regions in Europe

The new European project POSSE, targeted at cities and regions, dealing with open standards and specifications in multimodal network management systems and traveller information systems has started recently.

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2012 Polis Conference programme available

The high quality of submitted abstracts for the 2012 Annual Polis Conference (29-30 November in Perugia, Italy) allowed us to put together an exciting conference programme: This year's conference addresses topics such as financing transport, tools to aid decision making on network management and ITS, promoting quality in public transport, deployment of electric vehicles in city-regions and benchmarking urban mobility.

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The region of Ile-de-France will deliver goods by Seine to reduce ecological footprint

According to an environmental study, the implementation of this innovative approach will relieve the roads of Ile-de-France by 3874 trucks per year.

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