Join Baltic Sea Region SUMP workshop in Tampere

Missing some know-how on how to create a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in you city? 

The best way to learn more and to exchange hands-on experiences with your colleagues from fellow UBC cities is to join the Baltic Sea Region SUMP workshop that will be arranged on March 15, 2018 in Tampere, Finland. The workshop will be organized by the European SUMPs-Up project in cooperation with the City of Tampere, MAL network and our Commission - aiming to evoke and facilitate discussion and the experience exchange on different kind of issues and solutions within the field of sustainable urban mobility planning. 

The event is targeted to experts and planners in local administrations and organizations working with mobility issues in the Baltic Sea Region area and the workshop itself will showcase concrete case examples from the cities. The presentations will be based on different SUMP issues like citizen involvement, cross-sectoral and cross-border cooperation, integration of land-use planning and mobility planning as well as data collection.  Topping up the day will be a Site Visit in the centre of City of Tampere to get acquinted with the city's sustainable mobility investments like the Tramway project and how they have promoted cycling and walking in their city. 

Reception at the City Hall on 14.3.2018 at 19.00

The City of Tampere warmly welcomes all participants to join a Reception at the City Hall in the previous evening at 19:00 to meet up with the other mobility planners and experts from all over Europe! 

This is a great opportunity for all UBC cities to meet colleagues from other cities and discuss together common challenges and solutions!  Register to the workshop before 2 March 2018!

You can also apply reimbursement for the travel costs!

SUMPs-Up Project offers 25 first registered participants a reimbursement for their travel costs up to 600e. If you wish you receive reimbursement please indicate that in the registration form and you will be informed if your application is accepted as soon as possible. You can find instrcutions and more information here

For more information, agenda and details for applying reimbursement for the travelling costs visit: http://www.ubc-sustainable.net/events/baltic-sea-region-sump-workshop-tampere 

Written by: Kristiina Paju