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Polis is a network of European cities and regions cooperating for innovative transport solutions. Rotterdam holds the Polis presidency in 2016.
Polis president Pex Langenberg, Rotterdam: "Cities are playing an increasingly pivotal role in Europe. This also includes actively bridging the gap between government and industry, between public and private initiatives." [continue]
PRESS RELEASE: 450 mobility professionals from across Europe and beyond have come together to debate on urban and regional mobility at this year’s Annual Polis Conference held in Rotterdam. Local and regional authorities call for greater understanding of where automated road transport can benefit cities.Read more
PRESS RELEASE: At yesterday’s Annual General Assembly, the city of Rotterdam was unanimously reelected to be the president of the Polis network for a second term in 2017. This morning, Rotterdam Vice-Mayor and Polis President Pex Langenberg opened the 2016 Annual Polis Conference, hosted by his city. In the opening plenary session, cities demonstrated their commitment towards new and clean modes of transport to address the severe air pollution challenges they face.Read more
The third meeting of the City Pool on C-ITS and cities, organised jointly by the CIMEC and CODECS projects, took place on 14 November 2016 in Barcelona. Hosted by CODECS partner RACC, the workshop aimed to enhance awareness of C-ITS among urban transport practitioners and to promote discussion on the potential for C-ITS deployment in the urban environment. More than 50 people attended the workshop, half of which were from cities.Read more
The Maltese Presidency together with POLIS, UNIFE, UITP and EUROCITIES will host a seminar on urban rail transport in Malta in Spring 2017
PASTA - Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches, is organising its final conference in cooperation with the International Cycling Coference (ICC2017) in Mannheim to celebrate the invention of the “Draisine”, a velocipede which is the forerunner of the bicycle, by Karl Drais 200 years ago in the very city of Mannheim, Germany, in 1817.