The 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans took place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019 in Groningen, the Netherlands. The focus of the conference was on providing support to sustainable and active cities within the SUMP context, i.e. how to make cities more walkable and cycle-friendly.
SUITS project was present and participated with a dissemination stand for the project’s results and in parallel three presentations on behalf of SUITS project, were delivered:
- Frederic Rudolph, Wuppertal Institut, Germany – “Public procurement of sustainable urban mobility measures”
- Sebastian Spundflasch, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany – “Real challenges experienced by small-medium authorities and solutions”
- Andree Woodcock, Coventry University, UK – “SUMP Guide on Social Impact Assessment”
The European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans is Europe’s leading annual event for all those involved in putting the SUMP concept into practice. It serves as a forum for policy makers, local authorities, urban transport planners, academics, NGOs and other mobility professionals. The event offers opportunities to network, debate key issues and to exchange ideas on sustainable urban mobility planning.