A doctoral thesis from Sweden suggests that car commuters die younger than those who walk, cycle or go to work by bus.
The Italian government is making €8.75 million available to encourage bicycle use.
A number of German cities are developing the 'car scrappage' idea by offering subsidies for people to buy new bicycles.
Initial results from Berlin's Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) show some encouraging results.
The head of the European Environment Agency says transport trends are still 'pointing in the wrong direction'. She was speaking as the EEA issued a report saying greenhouse gas emissions from transport in the EU have increased by 36% from 1990-2006.
Most CO2 emissions from high-speed rail are a result of deforestation related to the construction of new railway lines. That's the preliminary conclusion from a report by a French rail track company RFF, due to be published in June, that develops a lifecycle assessment for the carbon footprint of high-speed rail.
A long-standing mobility award in Austria is being opened up to international entrants this year.
Oslo’s ambition to be carbon-neutral by 2050 has led to it using its two sewage treatment plants so it can run its city buses on methane produced from human excrement.
Stockholm and Hamburg were today named as the first winners of the new European Green Capital award. The Swedish capital will be the European Green Capital in 2010 followed by Hamburg in 2011.
Budapest today won the 2008 European Mobility Week Award. The Hungarian capital was judged by an independent panel of experts to have done the most to raise public awareness of air pollution from traffic and promote cleaner alternatives during European Mobility Week.