CHESTNUT CompreHensive Elaboration of STrategic plaNs for sustainable Urban Transport

  • CHESTNUT - Professor Lindov developed innovative solutions for future traffic in Sarajevo
    - 03-07-2018
    Professor Lindov developed innovative solutions for future traffic in Sarajevo

    Osman Lindov, a traffic engineer and professor at the Faculty of Transport and Communications Sarajevo, has developed several innovative solutions for future traffic in Sarajevo - The future of transport in Sarajevo, with the aim of creating a...

  • CHESTNUT - Project meeting in Banja Luka: Partners presented their pilot activities
    - 29-06-2018
    Project meeting in Banja Luka: Partners presented their pilot activities

    The project partners attended the project meeting in Banja Luka from 26th to 28th of June 2018. The event started on 26th of June with bilateral meeting between hosting and lead partner to discuss specific aspects of project...

  • CHESTNUT - Basic differences between traditional and sustainable urban transport/mobility planning
    - 18-06-2018
    Basic differences between traditional and sustainable urban transport/mobility planning

    Traditional transport planning often follows an approach known as "predict-and-provide". Planners estimate future growth in the use of personal motor vehicles based on past trends and calculate the infrastructre requirements needed to...

  • CHESTNUT - Transnational project meeting in Banja Luka
    - 13-06-2018
    Transnational project meeting in Banja Luka

    The next CHESTNUT project meeting will be organized on 26th-28th of June 2018 in Banja Luka. The first day of the meeting will be dedicated to bilateral partner meeting, Steering Committee meeting and joint work on finalization of...

  • CHESTNUT - Project Transdanube.Pearls: Travelling along the Danube
    - 07-06-2018
    Project Transdanube.Pearls: Travelling along the Danube

    The Danube region is one of the most promising tourism destinations in Europe. Most of the trips to and within the Danube region are carried out by car, causing negative impacts to the environment and the inhabitants. The project...

  • CHESTNUT - Low-cost measures for urban mobility planning
    - 05-06-2018
    Low-cost measures for urban mobility planning

    Sustainable mobility is only possible in a compact city where all aspects of life can be taken care of within short distances. The most important aspects include housing, supply wth goods and services, education and work, cultural events, sports...

  • CHESTNUT - 6 good ways how we can all contribute to more sustainable mobility
    - 04-06-2018
    6 good ways how we can all contribute to more sustainable mobility

    In a world where the propensity to move is always growing, where people move every day to work and for leisure, where the goods and products of all kinds cover massive distances, creating a new and more sustainable mobility is increasingly...

  • CHESTNUT - The official launch of the Nextbike bicycle rental system in Banja Luka
    - 21-05-2018
    The official launch of the Nextbike bicycle rental system in Banja Luka

    Banja Luka joined the large family of world cities using the public bicycle rental system on 30th of March 2018. The opening of this system in Banja Luka was announced and the system is named "BL bike". The first beneficiaries of the system...

  • CHESTNUT - Project partners compared their progress of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans last week in Dubrovnik
    - 11-05-2018
    Project partners compared their progress of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans last week in Dubrovnik

    How to contribute to the reduction of motorized traffic in urban city centers and thus reduce pollution and increase the quality of life? This is a question that 13 partners from 7 countries seeking the answer through a joint project called...

  • CHESTNUT - [VIDEO] Everything you need to know about Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in 20 minutes
    - 03-05-2018
    [VIDEO] Everything you need to know about Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in 20 minutes

    A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan is a strategic plan designed to satisfy the mobility needs of people and businesses in cities and their surroundings for a better quality of life. It builds on existing planning practices and takes due...

  • CHESTNUT - 5th Transnational Meeting: SUMPs will come closer to their final form next month in Dubrovnik
    - 24-04-2018
    5th Transnational Meeting: SUMPs will come closer to their final form next month in Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. Because of the huge number of cruise ships that dock there, Dubrovnik has mayor problems with mobility and traffic jams in the city center. CHESTNUT partners will be able...

  • CHESTNUT - Velenje strives to upgrade the BICY system with additional stations, conventional and electrical bicycles
    - 12-04-2018
    Velenje strives to upgrade the BICY system with additional stations, conventional and electrical bicycles

    Municipality of Velenje actively promotes planning and implementation of cycling policy in urban areas and hence supports any efforts that are contributing towards healthy and environmentally friendly mobility. Few years ago, following...

  • CHESTNUT - EVEN SMALL SPEED REDUCTIONS SAVE LIVES, SAYS REPORT
    - 12-03-2018
    EVEN SMALL SPEED REDUCTIONS SAVE LIVES, SAYS REPORT

    One month ago, we published an interview with Ulrich Leth, project assistant at VUT, in which, among other things, he talked about the importance of speed reduction. A study published in early 2018 by the Swedish National Road and Transport...

  • CHESTNUT - YEAR OF MULTIMODALITY: BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE, CONNECTIONS AND DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
    - 12-03-2018
    YEAR OF MULTIMODALITY: BETTER INFRASTRUCTURE, CONNECTIONS AND DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

    Since one of the top priorities of the project CHESTNUT is to improve mobility and multimodality, it is important to know that 2018 will be the Year of Multimodality - a year during which the Commission will raise the importance of...

  • CHESTNUT - Here's why "Sharing instead of owning" became an international trend
    - 02-03-2018
    Here's why "Sharing instead of owning" became an international trend

    Flats, furniture, gardens, equipment and even cars and bikes can be occasionally or permanently used by several persons through private coordination or a commercial provider. Apart from commercial service providers, sharing models can also...

  • CHESTNUT - Ulrich Leth, TU Wien project assistant: "Self-driving cars will revolutionize our mobility behavior!"
    - 22-02-2018
    Ulrich Leth, TU Wien project assistant: "Self-driving cars will revolutionize our mobility behavior!"

    Ulrich Leth, project assistant at Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Transportation, Research Center of Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, gave an interview for ORF's "Home in Austria" on traffic jams. Since he wasn't...

  • CHESTNUT - 5th European Conference on SUMPs on 14-15 May in Nicosia, Cyprus
    - 09-02-2018
    5th European Conference on SUMPs on 14-15 May in Nicosia, Cyprus

    Registration has just opened for the European Commission's 5th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) on 14-15 May in Nicosia, Cyprus. This is Europe's leading annual event for all those involved in putting the SUMP...

  • CHESTNUT - WORKSHOP: MOBILITY SCENARIOS AND OVERARCHING GOALS OF THE SUMP DISCUSSED IN WEIZ, AUSTRIA
    - 02-02-2018
    WORKSHOP: MOBILITY SCENARIOS AND OVERARCHING GOALS OF THE SUMP DISCUSSED IN WEIZ, AUSTRIA

    At the LSG workshop in Weiz, which was held on January 17, 2018, there was a lot of talk about sustainable traffic planning  and the added value of the city from the project CHESTNUT in the City of Weiz. The CHESTNUT project partners invited...

  • CHESTNUT - WORKSHOP "SUISTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY IN ZADAR FUA"
    - 01-02-2018
    WORKSHOP "SUISTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY IN ZADAR FUA"

    On January 30, 2018, the workshop "Sustainable Urban Mobility of the City of Zadar" was organized by the Agency for Development of the Zadar County ZADRE NOVE and the City of Zadar, starting at 10 PM in the Rectors Palace's Multimedia...

  • CHESTNUT - Municipality of Velenje: External experts presented Mobility scenarios
    - 30-01-2018
    Municipality of Velenje: External experts presented Mobility scenarios

    On November 20 Municipality of Velenje held a professional consultation on promoting Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan in the region, since they want to strenghten cooperation among stakeholders in the thematic area. In these event also...

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