From 16 to 22 September, hundreds of European cities will be participating in European Mobility Week. Climate Change is the theme of this year's event, reflecting the growing impact of greenhouse gas emissions from transport. For full details of activities in your region, visit the official website.
The European Commission has announced a public internet consultation on the urban environment. Interested groups and citizens are invited to give their views on issues including urban air pollution, traffic congestion and noise and greenhouse gas emissions from transport. The deadline is 21 September 2005. See the Commission website for further information.
The SIPTRAM workshop presented the work and results of the SIPTRAM project,
which started in November 2002 with the aim of encouraging local and regional authorities across Europe to improve the environmental and quality standards in urban public transport through the competitive tendering process.