EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its August 2016 e-update (published 22 August) on the topic of Overcoming Barriers to Mobility Management. The theme is described as follows:

Mobility management already has many success stories in Europe. But a systematic application of mobility management is still rare. That is the main reason why these successes so far have had a very limited impact on a European scale. In this e-update we will examine the main barriers that are holding back wide-scale implementation of mobility management or that counteract the impact of mobility management measures. We will also show some examples of ways to overcome barriers and some alternative, more beneficial policies.

Read the EPOMM E-Update here.

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The EVIDENCE project has reviewed 22 different transport measures (e.g. Cycling, Walking, E-Ticketing, Travel Information) under 7 themes (e.g. Demand Management Strategies, Urban Freight, Less Car-Dependent Mobility Options). You can select your theme of interest and download in-depth reviews on each of these measures or shorter summary reviews.

EVIDENCE is a strategic initiative funded by the European Commission's Executive Agency for SMEs, designed to unlock the potential of SUMP implementation. Quite often, the evidence that is available is ad-hoc, of varying quality and either inaccessible or unavailable within the timescales of decision making. However we know that evidence does exist, but often it’s not in an accessible format. Policy makers and professionals that need it, don’t have the time or resources to search through it and to gauge the credibility.

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EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management* - has released its July 2016 e-update on the topic of Mobility Management for New Residents. The theme is described as follows:

When people move to a new city or neighbourhood, this is an ideal time to reconsider old travel habits and try out more sustainable modes. If these are immigrants with a different cultural background, they often have different needs for information and education than newcomers from the same or neighbouring countries. And for quite a few of them, having access to sustainable alternatives to the car is an essential condition for their inclusion in society. In this e-update we will present several projects and studies that have looked into the mobility management options for such new residents, both native and non-native.

Read the EPOMM E-Update here.

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The ENDURANCE project, which ended in April, produced 21 case studies on the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) theme.

The case studies provide a very useful overview of SUMP best practice on the five sub-themes of citizen participation, financing, institutional cooperation, monitoring & evaluation and SUMP measures.

The case studies, listed as 'fact sheets', were all copy-edited by Act TravelWise and are now available for download here.

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