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Challenges for Local Authorities in Planning and Implementing Sustainable and User-Oriented Mobility Measures and Services

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Abstract

Mobility has changed its face a lot in recent years. Today, mobility planning represents a major challenge for cities, especially when it comes to developing innovative and sustainable services and measures. The topic of mobility is enjoying great popularity in research. Numerous projects and initiatives are attempting to support cities in taking a step towards sustainable urban mobility. But it is important to understand the problems and challenges that mobility planners are faced with when shaping sustainable mobility. Only in this way future support activities can be tailored even more to the requirements and specific needs of mobility planners. The paper presents 15 challenges that cities and mobility planners face when developing mobility solutions. The challenges were identified in working together with different cities in the frame of the CIVITAS SUITS (CIVITAS SUITS is a R&D project funded by the European Union in the frame of the Horizon2020 program. The aim of the project is to increase the capacity of small-to-medium cities to plan and implement sustainable mobility. Further information on: www.suits-project.eu) project. Subsequently the challenges were validated with experts from the mobility sector.

Keywords

Mobility planning Local authority Sustainable mobility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technische Universität IlmenauIlmenauGermany

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