Following the success of the Car-Free Day, EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK has been held from 16 to 22 September every year since 2002.
EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK is the European campaign on promoting sustainable urban mobility and represents a perfect opportunity to explain the challenges faced by cities and towns to induce a change in behaviour and make progress towards a more sustainable transport strategy.
Local authorities are encouraged to organise awareness-raising activities around given topics and a theme, as well as to launch permanent measures that will improve the sustainable transport situation in their city. EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK also offers a good opportunity for local stakeholders to get together and discuss the different aspects of mobility and air quality, find innovative solutions for reducing car use and emissions, and test new technologies or planning measures.
The theme of the 2017 edition of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK will be clean, shared and intelligent mobility, as encapsulated by the slogan ‘Sharing gets you further’. By using shared forms of transport, we can reduce our expenses and lower our carbon footprint. Best of all, we can meet new people and make our journey more sociable.
To learn more about this initiative, you can check the 2017 Handbook, which provides general information for local authorities planning to take part in the upcoming edition of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK. You can also refer to the 2017 Thematic Guidelines, which provide national and local EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK coordinators with background information on this year’s theme and with ideas to implement suitable campaign activities and permanent measures.
Registrations to the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK are open until 16 September and can be edited any time before the deadline. Register here if you are a city or town, or here if you are a NGO, business or school.
All the supporting material and registration form are available in all the EU languages.