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#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

Stakeholder consultation It is now possible to actively contribute to the stakeholder consultations. Interreg MED Within 30th June 2020 Interreg Central Europe Within 24th June 2020 Endorse the Paper now HERE Add here your successful story Table of contents Policy Paper Recommendations Endorsements Success stories Supporting the transport Policy Objective for the European Territorial Cooperation Programming Period 2021-2027 #Transport4Cohesion This position paper represents the point of view of an enlarged transport community composed by Institutions, Networks, Nodes and Research Organizations, which actively participated to European Projects co-funded by the European… Read More »#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

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Conro ship “Grande America” lost The “Grande America” of Grimaldi was built in 1997 and operated between Europe and Western Africa in a rotation together with several similar vessels. This type of ships allows for transportation of cars, trucks, trailers and containers. It combines the features of a container ship with those of a “roll on, roll off” ferry and is therefore known as “conro” ship. The “Grande America” was lost in the Bay of Biscay on March 12/13 after catching fire. While the crew was rescued, the ship sank… Read More »News

Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Tomislav Letnik, Maršenka Marksel, Stane Božičnik Ph.D. University of Maribor FGPA, Smetanova 17 2000 Maribor, Slovenia  Giuseppe Luppino, Andrea Bardi Institute for Transport and Logistics – ITL Viale Aldo Moro 38 40127 Bologna, Italy  tomislav.letnik@um.si marsenka.marksel@um.si giuseppe.luppino@regione.emilia-romagna.it andrea.bardi@fondazioneitl.org stane.bozicnik@um.si  This article examines the existence of policies and measures for sustain-able urban freight transport in European cities. The desktop analysis shows an extremely heterogeneous situation of logistics and mobility planning policies and planning documents adopted in Europe. Cities are mainly opting for soft measures with high impact on savings. Only few… Read More »Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Handling of local and regional goods transport

Dear members and friends of the Open ENLoCC network In this spring edition of the Review, the handling of goods in urban areas is once again a major topic. Not only “Inner City Logistics”, but also freight transport in greater urban regions, will be addressed. We will also guide you into the state of the art in local and regional planning dealing with these logistics issues! On urban freight transport we present a major overview on soft sustainable transport policies and measures implemented in European cities in a study made… Read More »Handling of local and regional goods transport

Talks: The ALICE Roadmap

ALICE developed a roadmap entitled “Towards Zero Emissions Logistics 2050” to set the challenge and direction clearly. It aims to make the roadmap towards decarbonisation more practical for companies and to clarify what roles governments, research and development institutes and civil society will have in order to make this happen.Find more information by clicking in the image on the right. Speaker Fernando Liesa, Secretary General of the The Alliance for Logistic Innovation and Collaboration in Europe (ALICE) Record of the webinar ALICE Roadmap Presentation

European Review of Regional Logistics 3-2019

Dear members and friends of the Open ENLoCC network In this summer edition of the Review, we focus on methodology for urban and regional logistics plans as well as on lessons learned from them. While the guidelines for sustainable urban mobility plans (that is, mainly for mobility of people) have been updated these days, they now go along with guidelines for sustainable urban logistics plans. We present an excerpt from these new guidelines that focus on functional regions more than on cities within administrative borders. In this context, we also… Read More »European Review of Regional Logistics 3-2019

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News from partners and logistics

LCA South: New agreement with Henan Province  At the end of May, the regional government of Carinthia together with LCA-South Managing Director Tarmann, welcomed high-ranking business delegation from the province of Henan in Carinthia.  China is Carinthia’s fourth strongest export market – with a great further potential. To ensure the basis for successful trade, close economic-politi-cal relations with the Chinese economy are a must. The agreement signed between Carinthia and the Chinese province of Henan end of May com-mits to the cooperation between the two regions.  “The ties made with… Read More »News from partners and logistics

SULPiTER Project: Results and recommendations

This May, the SULPiTER project was finalized, with seven regional logistics plans in seven European regions, as well as with a set of recommenda-tions.  The SULPiTER project was 1st place winner of LOW CARBON LOGISTICS AWARD 2018 in the category “NGO Project of the Year”! LOW CARBON LOGISTICS AWARD 2018 aimed to search for “Agents of Change” which are environmentally, socially and economically conscious of future logistics challenges and opportunities and develop long-term, low-carbon, innova-tive and value adding investment strategies and partnerships. The inter-national jury, composed of experts with both… Read More »SULPiTER Project: Results and recommendations

Guide for Sustainable Urban Logistic Plans (SULPs)

The excerpt below is from the SULP draft, prepared specifically for the sixth annual SUMP Conference in Groningen, 17-18 June 2019. The final version will be published at the CIVITAS Forum Conference in Graz, 2 – 4 October 2019. The full text comes with recommendations and checklists.  Principles  The 8 SUMP principles in the context of ‘a Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan’:  Plan for sustainable mobility in the ‘functional city’.  Develop a long-term vision and a clear implementation plan.  Assess current and future performance.  Develop all transport modes in an integrated… Read More »Guide for Sustainable Urban Logistic Plans (SULPs)

6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)

The 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans took place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019 in Groningen, The Neth-erlands. The focus of the conference was on providing support to sus-tainable and active cities within the SUMP context, i.e. how to make cit-ies more walkable and cycle-friendly.  Guidelines for SUMPs updated  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, ur-ban transport… Read More »6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs)