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EU Urban Mobility Observatory
News article10 December 20201 min read


EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK has been gathering examples of best practices that help to improve the quality of life for people in urban and suburban areas from across Europe. These MOBILITYACTIONS showcase the efforts of people, companies, NGOs or other groups to promote sustainable urban mobility for all. 

Over 900 MOBILITYACTIONS from across Europe were submitted and five of the best have been shortlisted for the title of Best MOBILITYACTION 2020. Now everybody has the opportunity to select their favourite in a social media competition.

The candidates are:

  • Szeged, Hungary – The city has created an interactive game for children and residents to highlight the problems associated with car traffic
  • Groningen, Netherlands – hive.mobility has been working with residents, business, and urban freight companies in this city to develop urban freight mobility plans that ensure the city centre remains a zero-emission zone
  • Antwerp, Belgium – Commuters are now offered a 50% discount on the park and ride facility in Q-Park on the week, with the aim of reducing traffic congestion in the city
  • Köln, Germany – Kidical Mass brings residents of all ages together to cycle through the city, highlighting the need for child-friendly transport policy in the city
  • Padua, Italy - Padam Mobility developed technology to allow the City of Padua, in collaboration with the University of Padua, to roll-out a demand-responsive transport (DRT) mobility solution in the city

To choose your winner, please visit the Best MOBILITYACTIONS tweet. The candidate with the most likes and retweets will be awarded the title of Best MOBILITYACTION 2020. The deadline for selecting your winner is 12:00 CET on 16 December 2020. 

The MOBILITYACTIONS 2020 webinar is available on the following link: MOBILITY ACTION Webinar - Best MOBILITY ACTIONs of 2020 and how to draft a good MOBILITY ACTION - YouTube



Publication date
10 December 2020
  • Public and stakeholder involvement
  • Europe-wide