LOW-CARB is a transnational project in Central Europe increasing the planning capacities of organisations and city governments to transition to low-carbon mobility and transportation. It is tackling burning issues of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning such as integrating low-carbon mobility measures for users, creating institutional cooperation and fostering joint financing, as well as facilitating Functional Urban Areas with creating action plans that make low-carbon transit and travel a reality.
LOW-CARB will reduce CO2 emissions by almost 60 000 tons by 2020 in the Central European Region! Strategies, action plans, tools and innovative pilot actions will reflect the main challenges and new trends of clean mass public transport. Such themes include open data-based mobility planning, integrated mobility platforms and implementation of new low-carbon technologies.
Interested in learning about low carbon mobility?! Could your city benefit from applying the teachings of LOW CARB’s lessons? Then please join our follower cities participating in the following thought-provoking and hands-on events.
Sign our non-binding declaration of transitioning to low carbon mobility measures,
and join prominent agents of change in our Hall of Fame.
LOW-CARB will play an integral role in the development of sustainable regional low carbon mobility plans for its partner cities in work package 1.
The urban areas of Brno, Koprivnica and Leipzig will develop plans for integrated low-carbon public transport services, while Szeged will focus on company travel plans. Parma will develop an action plan for multipurpose charging infrastructure for public transport e-services.
The project will also propose three strategies for: i) low-carbon mobility planning; ii) introducing innovative public transport services; and iii) open data-based mobility planning.
Two training sessions per partner country will be held across Central Europe in the local language, as part of work package 2, while four transnational events will also be organised:
LOW-CARB also invites 18 ‘follower’ cities via a call here to join the project from mid-2019. Invitees are expected to prepare a mobility plan for their respective urban areas.
Capitalising on two investment schemes, five pilot actions, each related to multi-modal public transport planning and innovative low-carb technologies:
Experiences will be shared at a final conference in 2020.
LOW-CARB’s dedicated focus on integrated low-carbon mobility planning will result in the development of the following tools, under work package 1:
The project’s achievements will be made available through a Central Europe SUMP Competence Centre, under work package 2 (and this website).
LOW-CARB, trolley:motion, Electro Mobility EuropeProject and the UITP Trolleybus Committee co-hosted a training in Linz, Austria! Over 50 participants learned how to centre high capacity trolleybus systems as the life force of low-carbon public transport for Functional Urban Areas!
A whole week dedicated to exploring the many alternatives of sustainable and low carbon transportation in Europe. Find out what our project partners have prepared for you and your family in their local planning regions!
This year's theme is "safe walking and cycling".
DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS
Discover more about the LOW-CARB project with this pint-sized flyer entitled 'MAKING IT COUNT.'