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Collective passenger transport

Many European cities face increasing problems of congestion. A high-quality, modern and energy-efficient public transport system that is well integrated with other modes is key to reducing car traffic and creating an appealing urban environment.

CIVITAS cities are working on innovative ways to maximise the potential for local public transport through an accessible service that is a fast and convenient alternative to the private car.

Efforts include for instance improving security and safety, and making it accessible to people with reduced mobility. There is also a focus on building up clean and energy-efficient public transport fleets.

Moreover, integrated ticketing is crucial to make public transport and intermodal travel attractive options. Examples include smart cards that allow users to travel on different modes of public transport, or Park and Ride services that integrate parking fees and public transport fares.

Related Measures

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Charging e-busses with alternative energy Constanta PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Allocating road space for walking and cycling Constanta PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Prioritizing public transport traffic Klaipeda PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Modernizing the traffic management system Klaipeda PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Introducing hybrid and innovative public transport system Trieste PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Promoting Soft Mobility Trieste PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Connecting transport systems Antwerp PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Raising awareness Antwerp PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Integrating the collective transport network Antwerp PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Demonstration of SUMP strategies to strengthen the core to growth pole accessibility for economic and social cohesion Constanta PORTIS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Awareness on the use of sustainable mobility for leisure trips Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Green Label Award & Tourist Mobility Card Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Bicycle challenge: competition between employees of companies Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Improvement of PT routes, time tables, ticket procedure & bike transportation on buses to make the service more attractive Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
Creation of electric bus hop on hop off service in the old town Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020
PT Traveller information System Limassol DESTINATIONS 2016-2020 - CIVITAS 2020

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