Issue #101
June 2014

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Dear members,

One more Polis member has been decorated with a prestigious mobility award. Congratulations to Tisséo and Toulouse for recently having won the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel!

Among other news from around the European mobility scene, this week I am please to provide you with a look back at a highly successful final conference of the EPTA project in Brussels the past week.

I wish you a pleasant read!

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Yours sincerely,
Sylvain Haon
Secretary General


Planning for a Liveable City: 1st European Conference on SUMP in Sopot, 12-13 June

Registrations are still being accepted for the1st conference of the European SUMP platform from 12-13 June in Sopot, Poland. For more information please see the conference programme and register here.

Polis at Transports Publics, Paris, 10-12 June

As a member of the Promotion Committee of Transports Publics, the European Mobility Exhibition, Polis is holding a one-hour Expert Forum on Tuesday 10th of June from 13:30 to 14:30 on the topic: "Towards multimodal management of mobility in cities".

Find out more about the exhibition at www.transportspublics-expo.com.

Latest Tweets

@POLISnetwork: RT @ivocre: Polis member Bologna uses game theory to assure quality of PT services - presented at EPTA conference. #PTx2 #POLISnetwork

@POLISnetwork: RT @SUMPenduranceParticipation is often a challenge for #SUMP. Discuss how to involve citizens with @ivocre at #SUMPConference2014

@POLISnetwork: Tisseo wins the Eurostar Ashden Awards for Sustainable Travel ashden.org/awards/2014/tr... #toulouse #urbanmobility


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Polis Network News

Save the date: 4th EPA-Polis workshop - on-street parking - 19 September Lisbon

The 4th EPA-Polis workshop will take place in Lisbon on the 19th of September. The workshop will be part of the Iberian Parking Congress, and will focus on standardised approaches for on-street parking. Polis members and technology providers will build a case for a best practicies to manage the streets!

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Members in action

Tisséo wins the Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel

Toulouse transport operator and Polis member Tisséo has won the Ashden Travel award for its network and promotion efforts.

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European projects

EPTA project presented outcomes at its final conference

EPTA aimed at identifying a Model of a Public Transport Authority (PTA) as a powerful tool of governance. One of the main findings of the project is its PTA model for small and medium-size cities.

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Conference Summary: Second European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum

The EU's three flagship electromobility projects Green eMotion, FREVUE and ZeEUS presented their findings and plans on electromobility in Europe, covering topics such as roaming, standardisation, electric urban freight and the benefits of electric vehicles to society and the environment.

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News from the institutions

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Around Europe and beyond

Call for Abstracts: ERF RoadSide Safety Design Conference

The European Union Road Federation has announced the Call for Abstracts for the next European meeting of the AFB20 Roadside Safety Design Subcommittee on International Research Activities, which will take place on 5 November 2014 in Brussels.

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France to launch cycle-to-work schemes

As part of the Action Plan of Active Mobility (PAMA) published in March 2014, France started a six-month experiment with paying people to cycle to work.

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La Rochelle (FR) announced 120 electric charging stations by 2016

The Urban Community of La Rochelle will provide its 28 member-cities with 120 charging stations by 2016.

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17th EPA congress 2015- Call for Abstracts

The Scientific and Technical Committee of the 17th EPA congress is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the 17the EPA congress that will take place in Berlin for Wednesday, September 23 to Friday, September 25, 2015.

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