InfoPolis #180
February 2018

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Dear Members,

I am pleased to announce that Polis president Transport for Greater Manchester will host the 2018 Annual Polis Conference on 22 and 23 November at the Manchester United Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester. The day before the conference, on 21 November, our Annual General Assembly will be held at the same location. Keep an eye on our event page to make sure you don't miss any of the following steps.

I would also like to remind you that you can contribute to the Draft Action Plan on Urban Mobility prepared by the Partnership for Urban Mobility of the EU Urban Agenda. Take part in the public survey until Friday, 16 March 2018 and provide your input on the themes and actions that are most relevant to your city or region!

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For now, I wish you a pleasant read.

Kind regards,
Karen Vancluysen


Polis represented at the ERRIN Working Group meeting in Brussels

Thomas Mourey, Project Officer, presented the network and the electromobility projects in which Polis is and was involved, including FREVUE, ZeEUS, ELIPTIC, SEEV4City and CleanMobilEnergy.

Polis is hosting a Breakfast Briefing on road vehicle automation and cities and regions on Friday, 23 February 2018

Polis members Gothenburg, Île de France and Madrid will share their views at the event.

Polis Represented at CoR stakeholder consultation

Luana Bidasca, Policy Officer, attended the stakeholder consultation organized by the Committee of the Regions Rapporteur for the Clean Mobility Package Mr. Michiel Scheffer (NL/ALDE), Vice-Governor of the Province of Gelderland.

Polis Secretary General Karen Vancluysen attended the 80th UNECE Inland Transport Committee Annual Meeting

At the event, held on 20 February in Geneva, Ms. Vancluysen spoke about passenger intermodality in cities and regions. Find more information here.

Karen Vancluysen presented the view of Polis members on MaaS at the ConnecteDriver conference

The event took place on 7 February in Brussels. Further information here.


Click here to view a list of all upcoming events.

Polis Network News

Save the Date! 2018 Polis Conference on 23-23 November 2018, Manchester

The 2018 Annual Polis Conference 'Innovation in transport for sustainable cities and regions' will take place on 22 and 23 November at the Manchester United Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, United Kingdom.

We look forward to welcoming you at the 2018 Annual Polis Conference in Manchester!

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Members in action

Join the "Growing Green City Routes" Conference in Nijmegen, the European Green Capital 2018

Polis Member Nijmegen will host the "Growing Green City Routes" conference, an inspirational event that gives the floor to important stakeholders in city logistics to exchange operational experience, knowledge and innovations on European Urban Freight consolidation.

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European projects

Join the ZeEUS Final Conference - Brussels, 20 March 2018

The European project ZeEUS will host the final conference on Tuesday 20th March 2018 in Brussels.

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CIMEC cities perspective on C-ITS: publication available in English, Spanish, German

CIMEC has published a booklet providing a round up of the main project findings on the subject of C-ITS deployment in cities. The booklet can be found here in three languages: English, Spanish, German.

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Road Safety Conference will present the European Road Safety Decision Support System

The SafetyCube European Conference on Better Decision Making for Road Safety will take place on 22-23 March 2018, in Vienna. The Decision Support System aims to help policy makers to select and implement the most appropriate road safety measures.

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Call for case studies nomination: INCLUSION project

The EU-funded INCLUSION project is pleased to invite you to nominate innovative initiatives and solutions from across Europe – and beyond – for improving the accessibility of collective transport systems.

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CIVITAS SUMPs-Up Project to Launch 2nd Innovation Pilot Pool Call

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up will very soon launch the second round of applications for its Innovation Pilot Pool call. The call is aimed at local planning authorities involved in mobility.

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Funding opportunities and partner search

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Around Europe and beyond

Join the “Shared Mobility ROCKS” Event in Aalst, Belgium

On 21 March 2018 Autodelen.net and Taxistop are organising an international event in Aalst (Belgium) entirely dedicated to the topic of shared mobility for urban and rural areas.

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HEAT User's Guide Now Available in French and German

Two new manuals in French and German are now available for the Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) for walking and cycling which was released in November 2017.

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Sintropher Project's Summary Report is Now Online

Sintropher (Sustainable Integrated Transport Options for Peripheral European Regions) is a transnational cooperation project bringing together seven regions in five countries in North West Europe. The Summary Report is available on the project website.

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