Baltic Sea Region SUMP workshop in Tampere
Do you want to learn more about Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning?
Join the Baltic Sea Region Workshop on SUMPs (Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan) organized by the European SUMPs-Up project in cooperation with the City of Tampere, MAL network and UBC Sustainable Cities Commission (15 March 2018). The workshop facilitates discussion and exchange of experiences on different challenges and solutions within the field of sustainable urban mobility planning.
The event is targeted to experts and planners in local administrations and organization working with mobility issues in the Baltic Sea Region area. ONLY participants from this area can participate. The countries that are eligible are: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Germany.
The workshop will showcase different approaches to sustainable urban mobility planning in the Baltic Sea region through concrete case examples from cities. The presentations address different SUMP topics such as citizen involvement, cross-sectoral and cross-border cooperation, integration of land-use planning and mobility planning and data collection.
The host city Tampere is about to initiate their first SUMP process and will share their experiences on this. The workshop will end with a Site visit where Tampere will showcase their current tramway project and how they have promoted cycling and walking in their city.
The City of Tampere warmly welcomes all participants to join a Reception at the City Hall in the previous evening at 19:00, March 14th to meet up with the other mobility planners and experts from all over Europe! The reception will be organised jointly for the BSR SUMp workshop participants & SUMP Learning programme workshop participants (14 March 2018).
This is a great opportunity for all UBC cities to meet colleagues from other cities and discuss together common challenges and solutions!
Register here by March 2nd 2018!
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 instructions and more information here! Please, indicate in the registration form if you want to apply for reimbursement and you will be informed if your application is accepted as soon as possible.
Travelling and Accommodation in Tampere
Tampere is very popular place to stay and the hotels are often full. Certain amount of rooms have been pre-booked for the workshop participants. More information how to book the room with SUMPs-Up quota and how to get to Tampere can be found in Practical information on travels and accommodation!
The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project promotes and supports a broad take-up of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in European cities and regions through training and capacity building. The Baltic Sea Region workshop on SUMPs belongs to a series of workshops organized throughout Europe to increase cities’ knowledge on different approaches of sustainable urban mobility planning and to facilitate exchange of experiences between experts in the region.