Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission

Union of the Baltic Cities Sustainable Cities Commission is one of the thematic Commissions of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC). Union of the Baltic Cities is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities for democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.

We at UBC Sustainable Cities Commission are responsible for the environmental and urban sustainability activities within UBC and we co-ordinate the UBC Sustainability Action Programme which is closely linked to the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. We operate via development projects, member city conferences and policy meetings. UBC Sustainable Cities Commission also co-ordinates the cooperation with CDP.


Bicycle in Växjö
18.05.2020 - 11:20

Fotbroms: a word synonymous with bicycle culture in Sweden. It means “foot brake” and like strawberries to midsommar, fotbroms is a necessary component of the type of bike most commonly sold in the country: “grandma bike” or “city bike”.

First cycle highway inauguration
15.05.2020 - 12:47

The first cycle highway in Rostock has been inaugurated – the project is part of the prospectively 24 km long cycle highway network.

Upcoming events

09.06.2020 - 09:30
The UBC TALKS in June will be dedicated to the intelligent transport solutions piloting. The webinar will introduce the Hupmobile project and ITS piloting, as well as present the agile piloting in Helsinki.
16.06.2020 (All day)
The Interreg BSR project, BSR Electric will organise a virtual Final Conference 16-17 of June. The focus of the Final Conference will be on electric mobility and on electrification of commercial vehicles. "BSR Electric is an EU project aimed to promote the usage of e-solutions in the transport systems of cities around the Baltic Sea. In the project, different types of urban e-mobility solutions have been tested and demonstrated. The thematic areas which the project focuses on are far more than E-buses but also include E-bikes within city logistics, E-scooters, electric trucks, and electric...