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Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
The EU has set an ambitious goal of becoming climate-neutral by 2050. Achieving this will require efforts on all fronts and governance levels from national to local. Even though cities are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, they are also uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in both mitigating and adapting to its effects. In 2021, the Union of the Baltic Cities has launched the…
Type: Publication
The UBC TALKS webinar about holistic solutions to mobility in port areas took place on 22 February 2022, bringing the examples and tools from the cities of Hamburg, Riga, Turku, and Tallinn.
Type: Video
We have faced a very active second part of 2021, with various strategic frameworks we have co-developed with you, finalising large projects with pilots and solutions that can now be replicated in other cities, while the member cities' experiences and knowledge are being taken further to the regional policy level. Further, the year 2021 saw remarkable progress on the local level towards meeting…
Type: eBulletin
Transport and Active Mobility (AM) in port areas is currently a crucial point that city administration must tackle with Port Authorities. Due to increasing global merchandise and urbanisation, port areas and residential areas are getting closer, narrowing the division between the two. As a result, we already have sub-residential port areas. Planning transport in port areas is complex. There are…
Type: Toolkit
Holistic approach to the port city transformation Opening the Final Seminar: HUPMOBILE journey towards holistic mobility and planning Introducing Riga: virtual tour in the city with current projects and future outlook Keynote by Sami Sahala, Forum Virium: Baltic Sea Region cities are the drivers for the change
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
HUPMOBILE: the road towards holistic mobility and planning Example of applying a holistic approach: case Turku Simulations in supporting mobility decision-making Public participation GIS & lifestyles of residents Participatory.Tools to improve & enrich your Stakeholder Engagement Process Lifecycle of grassroots initiative: integrated green water transport in Riga Building cross-sectoral…
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Evaluations and future ideas Keynote by Lucian Zagan, Eurocities: Designing choice for urban mobility decarbonisation: EU policies and local challenges Lessons learned and suggested future actions HUPMOBILE policy guidelines and conclusions
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
This study on the potential analysis of intelligent transport systems (ITS), which forms the basis for the digitalization of traffic and mobility, is presented below. Intelligent transport systems are an indispensable component on the way to a smart city. Only if digitization is used productively and existing modal boundaries are dismantled can borderless mobility prevail as a genuine alternative…
Type: Publication
The report of the planning process of Turku’s new railway access to the passenger harbour outlines the different steps, partners and permissions needed to plan the new railway access to the harbour.
Type: Publication
In the project HUPMOBILE two focal points represent the main themes of the project: The use of environmentally friendly means of transport (active mobility) and the area of logistics in the port. In the following, the study on the innovative concept of Mobility as a Service (MaaS for short), a system that brings together all means of transport in a user-oriented and bundled way, is presented.
Type: Publication
Over the coming decades, the surroundings of Turku Castle and the port area will be facing major changes. Guidelines are currently being prepared for what the area will look like in the future. Residential area Linnakaupunki is already being built and the results of the international idea competition for the Linnanniemi area has been announced. The prize-winning, purchased and honourable…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
In the joint cooperation and development model for Turku port area utilization of many kinds of platforms, forums, methods and tools to include stakeholders in the planning and construction processes have been reflected upon. Citizens and general public are informed and encouraged in getting their voices heard. It is also ensured that internal communication flows are well functioning and a common…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, After 14 months of living in a pandemic, our region is slowly but steadily recovering from this challenging time. It is to be seen in the future how these extraordinary circumstances will have impacted ourselves, our ways of working and our future cooperation – perhaps also what we have learned going through this! Summer is around the corner and we are awaiting sunny days and…
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility, Water
The webinar is part of the two-day webinar experience by the City of Turku and it was held live on 20 May 2021. The focus of the webinar was developing ports and their neighbourhood.
Type: Video
The webinar is part of the two-day webinar experience by the City of Turku and it was held live on 21 May 2021. The focus of the webinar was seamless sustainable mobility.
Type: Video
The Feasibility Study conducted in the City of Hamburg, Germany, explores the possibilities for establishing microhubs in different locations and offers key recommendations of what to consider when trying to create innovative last mile solutions in the fellow BSR cities.
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
This interactive map highlights the sustainable mobility solutions identified in the research "Benchmarking of Transport solutions in BSR cities" which is part of HUPMOBILE project.
Type: Toolkit
In the HUPMOBILE project, Aalto university carried out an in-depth analysis of the transportation sub-system in each of the participating cities in need of benchmarking information for starting their mobility development activities and compared it to leading port cities. The publication intends to increase the knowledge of traffic planners and authorities in organizing sustainable mobility…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Animated video showing integration of various smart mobility solutions into a city life.
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, From the heart of the winter we send You our first Bulletin of the year 2021! We are happy to announce that in 2021 the Union of the Baltic Cities is celebrating its 30 years anniversary! There are many activities planned for the year in projects, webinars and conferences. Throughout this year we will be looking back at the results of a long and successful cooperation in the…
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility, Water
Recording of the cities.multimodal webinar Co-creating urban space - testing the living street concept in the Baltic Sea Region more info: https://www.cities-multimodal.eu/
Type: Video
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, Now in October we have important events coming up for us. The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is organizing the Annual Forum and a series on workshop virtually. These are important and relevant for us, as we are right now in the phase of planning and deciding on our actions and cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region up until 2030!
Type: eBulletin
Topic: Mobility
This document – "Guidelines on how to implement MaaS in local contexts" – summarises the lessons learnt in the CIVITAS ECCENTRIC project during the years 2016–2020. The project was the first to include measures that focus on a new concept called Mobility as a Service, (MaaS). The first project publication – "MaaS Readiness Level Indicators for Local Authorities" – was published in Autumn 2017.…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility