Latest News http://civitas-initiative.org/latest-news-feed CIVITAS Initiative Latest Feeds en The presentations of the 6th PRAISE - European Conference on Work-Related Road Safety Conference are now available online. http://civitas-initiative.org/content/presentations-6th-praise-european-conference-work-related-road-safety-conference-are-now <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The presentations of the 6th PRAISE Conference - European Conference on Work-Related Road Safety, can be found in the ETSC website .</p> <p>If you would like to download our latest publications (on taxis and grey fleet) or some of the previous reports, you can go on  the ETSC , where you will also be able to find the two case studies from Kajon Taxi and BT. </p> </div></div></div> frenciachiara 40411 at http://civitas-initiative.org New Urban Agenda adopted with focus on safe and sustainable urban mobility http://civitas-initiative.org/content/new-urban-agenda-adopted-focus-safe-and-sustainable-urban-mobility <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>United Nations member states have adopted the New Urban Agenda, recognising the role safe and sustainable mobility has to play in meeting the global challenges posed by rapidly growing cities.</p> <p>The New Urban Agenda is a framework document that will guide how countries, city and regional leaders, international development funders, UN programmes and civil society will address urbanisation over the next 20 years.</p></div></div></div> rob.szmigielski 40410 at http://civitas-initiative.org CIVITAS DYN@MO launches easy to use cost benefit analysis tool http://civitas-initiative.org/content/civitas-dynmo-launches-easy-use-cost-benefit-analysis-tool-0 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Cities in CIVITAS DYN@MO have been using an Excel spreadsheet tool developed by Lund University to calculate the net present value and benefit cost ratio of several of their measures.  The tool minimises the input and effort required by the user and calculates its results based on purchasing power, parity adjusted values of time, pollution etc.  It is available for download here ()</p> </div></div></div> ralph.dejong 40400 at http://civitas-initiative.org Smart Mobility World & Urban Freight Logistics: The many faces of the last mile logistics http://civitas-initiative.org/content/smart-mobility-world-2016-urban-freight-logistics-many-faces-last-mile-logistics <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Freight deliveries in urban areas are a longstanding problem: nowadays, there are several sustainable instances of smart urban logistics, which have been implemented in various large, medium and small cities.</p> <p>During the Smart Mobility World, which will be held in Italy (17-18 October), a special focus will be on best practices and outcomes of recent R&D activities.</p></div></div></div> TitoStefanelli 40384 at http://civitas-initiative.org CIVITAS call for host & visiting cities now open! http://civitas-initiative.org/content/civitas-call-host-visiting-cities-now-open <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The programme is for practitioners and city representatives who are interested in learning from and sharing with their peers in other European cities through work placements and study visits dedicated to innovative transport measures.</p> <p>The work placements are designed to provide a 2-3 day hands-on learning experience in cities which face similar challenges. The study visits will be open up to 10 visiting city representatives. Financial bursaries are available to cover travel and accommodation.</p></div></div></div> Dariya.RUBLOVA 40364 at http://civitas-initiative.org