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1 GREEN PAPER "TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY" EUROPEAN COMMISSION

2 | 2 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY WHY URBAN MOBILITY MATTERS. European citizens expect high levels of mobility.. Cities face common challenges. Sustainable urban mobility is essential for: Guaranteeing citizens a high quality of life Facilitating economic development of cities, thus helping growth and employment Respecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development. The Green Paper explores how the Commission can add value to actions undertaken at local, regional and national level.

3 | 3 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY WHY DO WE NEED TO ACT TOGETHER? | 3 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILTY. We need common solutions … » Problems are local but their impact is global: cooperation at local, regional, national and European level is necessary. » EU wishes to play a facilitating role. » Green Paper on urban mobility follows extensive consultations with stakeholders.

4 | 4 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY FREE-FLOWING TOWNS AND CITIES. Options: » Optimisation of the use of private cars » Efficient co-modality » Better organised freight transport » Promotion of walking and cycling » ……

5 | 5 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY GREENER TOWNS AND CITIES | 5 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY. Options: » New technologies to increase energy efficiency, increased use of alternative fuels » Green procurement » Traffic restrictions and green zones » Eco-driving » ……

6 | 6 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY SMARTER URBAN TRANSPORT | 6 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY. Options: » High quality information for better mobility » Intelligent transport systems and traffic management » Smart charging » …..

7 | 7 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY ACCESSIBLE URBAN TRANSPORT | 7 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY. Options: » Collective transport accessible and affordable for all citizens » Interconnection of urban and sub-urban networks » Co-modality: optimisation and integration of transport modes » Passenger rights and obligations » ……

8 | 8 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY SAFETY AND SECURITY IN URBAN TRANSPORT | 8 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY. Options: » Safer behaviour, infrastructures and vehicles » Cross-border enforcement of traffic sanctions » Facing security as a growing threat » ……

9 | 9 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY | 9 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY. Change of behaviour » by education, training and awareness raising. Supported by better data and information: » European Observatory for urban mobility

10 | 10 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY FINANCIAL MEANS. Better use of existing funds (local, regional, national and EU). Users should contribute: urban road user charging, parking fees, public transport tickets. EU financial means: structural funds, cohesion fund, loans from EIB, RTD programmes, CIVITAS Initiative, STEER, ….

11 | 11 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY THE ADDED VALUE OF EU ACTION EU wishes to facilitate change but without imposing solutions. Exchange of knowledge and best practices. Simplification of legislation. Standard setting and facilitating interoperability. Guidance and awareness raising. Financial support. New legislation, if necessary

12 | 12 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY NEXT STEPS. Green Paper launches new consultation phase until 15 March Publication of a concrete Action Plan in autumn 2008 » Action Plan will include possible actions at EU, national, regional and local levels and at the level of industry and citizens. » For each proposed initiative, the Action Plan will indicate a time line for implementation and the allocation of responsibilities to the various actors.

13 | 13 TOWARDS A NEW CULTURE FOR URBAN MOBILITY Thank you for your attention!


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