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Bremen: Germany's first 'bicycle zone' in the Neustadt district of Bremen

Bremen's Minister for Mobility Dr Maike Schaefer officially dedicated the first German bicycle zone on 7 July. This is the first time that the new signposting option of the amended road traffic regulations has been applied in Germany.

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publication date : 08-07-2020

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publication date : 03-07-2020

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Riders on the storm

In these challenging times, I feel we are “riders on the storm”, like the Doors sang. The deconfinement measures seem to have brought life progressively back to normal and the numbers look better. However, I think “there’s a killer [still] on the road” and the storm is not over. Actually, I believe the pandemic has only exposed the many storms we were riding on already pre-COVID and made them both more visible and worse.

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publication date : 17-06-2020

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Recovery – Mayors call for a new pact between the EU and cities

Cities want to play an active role in Europe’s recovery after the corona pandemic. Mayors of major European cities have offered a 'new pact between the EU and city leadership' to overcome the impacts of the crisis. In meetings with the European Commission’s Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioners Paolo Gentiloni and Johannes Hahn on Friday, organised by Eurocities, the mayors proposed to involve city governments more in the EU recovery programmes and demanded direct...

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publication date : 12-06-2020

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Highlights from city dialogue on health and urban prepardness with the WHO

On May 29, EUROCITIES held a city dialogue with the World Health Organisation on the topic of public health measures and urban preparedness in the context of COVID-19.

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publication date : 05-06-2020

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Brussels among winners of European sustainable mobility awards

The Brussels Capital Region’s sustainable urban mobility planning includes ambitions to have zero road deaths by 2030, reducing the speed limit to 30kph by 2021 and increasing the number of pedestrianised zones.

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publication date : 19-05-2020

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The path to paradise begins in hell

This famous line of Dante Alighieri made me think of the current crisis and how we are all moving from a hell-like emergency phase to the recovery of our economies and societies.

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publication date : 19-05-2020

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Ursula Von der Leyen reveals green and digital plans for EU recovery

In a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 May, the president of the European Commission, shared the plans for EU’s next long term budget and the main features of the recovery plan for Europe with a focus on green, digital and support to those hardest hits by the crisis.

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publication date : 14-05-2020