Apply now to receive support in preparing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan! - Deadline Extended!

Is your city a small or medium-sized city that wants to prepare a tailor-made SUMP? Your city is more advanced and you want to take part in the uptake of SUMPs in European cities?

The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project is launching its first call for applications to join its Innovation Pilot Pool (IPP), a selected group of transport and urban mobility planning practitioners who will develop innovative tools and services to help SUMP development in European cities.

This is a great opportunity for UBC cities needing support in preparing their first Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan and willing to exchange and learn from other European cities. Apply now at

The IPP will enable the creation of a community of 100 transport professionals who, with SUMPs-Up funding and through participating in its learning activities – known as SUMP Learning Programmes (SLPs) - will test and apply SUMP approaches, tools and methodologies in transport planning practice in real conditions at the local or regional levels and will provide comments and feedback on their experience to improve the tested tools and methodologies.

The first 40 IPP participants will be selected via the first CIVITAS SUMPs-Up IPP call. They will join the Expert Group for six months and their activities will focus on:

  • Tools and services for initiating a SUMP
  • Tools and services for initiating a SUMP tailor-made for small and medium-sized cities

An additional 10 IPP participants will be selected via the first CIVITAS SUMPs-Up IPP call to join the Leadership Group and will assist CIVITAS SUMPs-Up for three years.

The remaining 50 IPP participants will be selected via similar calls for applications that will open in 2018 and 2019 and will focus on tools and services for developing a SUMP and tools and services for SUMP implementation respectively.

The application form and all related documents can be found at

The new extended deadline for submitting applications is 7 June 2017.

For further information and questions, contact the IPP helpdesk at: helpdesk [at]  or consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

UBC Sustainable Cities Commission coordinates the capacity building and learning activities in CIVITAS SUMPs-Up.