The CIVITAS Initiative helps cities to test and develop an integrated set of measures for sustainable urban mobility. CIVITAS cities take an integrated planning approach that addresses all modes and forms of transport in cities. They aim to demonstrate that it is possible to ensure a high level of mobility for all citizens, offer a high quality of urban space and protect the environment through sustainable mobility. It is this integrative approach based on innovation, collaboration, research and results-orientation that sets CIVITAS apart.
According to the CIVITAS motto, “learning from one another – supporting one another”, this page provides an entry point to the mobility solutions CIVITAS cities implement, their experience with them and the results they have achieved.
Within CIVITAS, eight thematic categories of measures have been identified as the basic building blocks of an integrated strategy for sustainable mobility. These building blocks put in place a planning framework, guarantee political involvement and establish partnerships. Each city chooses a set of mobility solutions from these building blocks according to their local priorities.
The eight building blocks (plus two horizontal themes - Integrated Planning and Public Involvement) comprise: