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Digital Twins lead the future of urban logistics

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Polis joins 26 high-level partners in the H2020 funded LEAD Project: Low-Emission Adaptive last-mile logistics supporting ‘on Demand economy’ through digital twins. LEAD will create Digital Twins of urban logistics networks in six cities, to support experimentation and decision making with on-demand logistics operations in a public-private urban setting.

Frontrunners in sustainable urban mobility planning

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In order to enable mobility planning authorities across Europe to embrace the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) as the European-wide strategic planning approach, both the Civitas Prosperity and SUMPs-Up projects consider the role of the national and regional levels as essential for supporting SUMP take-up. This support encompasses governance, financing and capacity building.

Eccentric project demonstrating sustainable urban mobility solutions

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ICLEI is working on a big demonstration project of sustainable urban mobility solutions: Civitas Eccentric. About 50 mobility measures are being demonstrated in the cities of Madrid, Stockholm, Munich, Turku and Ruse. The Eccentric project focuses on sustainable mobility in suburban districts and innovative urban freight logistics, two important areas that have previously received less …

Six European small and medium size cities will develop Sustainable Urban Logistic Plans (SULPs)

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Urban freight is responsible for almost a quarter of European cities’ CO2 emissions from urban transport, as well as 30 to 50 percent of particle pollution, nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide emissions. Small and medium size cities, and especially tourist towns, often have particular freight challenges due to characteristics such as old road infrastructures, narrow streets, …

CIVITAS brings an e-learning course in urban freight

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Civitas cities encourage the use of cleaner freight vehicles and are developing solutions to better coordinate freight logistics. The Civitas Learning Centre contains a large library of free e-learning resources about all aspects of sustainable mobility, including urban freight. The e-learning program comes with tests and certification.