Over the last 3 years, the Urban Transports Community of the MedProgramme that is now led by MedCities, developed and tested innovative solutions in the most fast changing fields of Sustainable Mobility : Soft Mobility, Shared Mobility, the use of Big Data for smart traffic management, mobility solutions in tourist areas & new approaches to mobility planning

The Community’s Pioneer Cities are now making their expertise and experience available for other Mediterranean Cities to adapt the success factors and key enablers thanks to expert-based and taylored support. City council representatives and mobility operators from the Mediterranean area are invited to apply for a unique opportunity to design and adapt innovative solutions to solve priority mobility issues in their city. 

What is this call about ?

Assisted by dedicated mentors, the successful candidates will engage in an exclusive dialogue with a select group of cities who pioneered sustainable urban mobility solutions. Bilateral meetings, visiting studies, expert-based accompaniement and taylored reports on adaptation measures are part of the mentoring program. 

Who are the pioneer cities and what are the solutions now available for replication ? Find them at the UTC Section of the best practices portal of www.Medurbantools.com/utc and below!  


Data for Smart Traffic management 

Big Data Analysis – Rimini and Misano, Italy

Traffic Information System – Koper, Slovenia 

Public Transport & Evaluation APPs Integration – Siena, Italy 

Soft mobility

Bike lanes upgrade – Misano, Italy

Bike lane network extension – Durres, Albania

BICIVIA: a metropolitan bike lane network – Metropolis of Barcelona, Spain 

Shared mobility

Refurbishing The City’s Bike Sharing System – Igoumenitsa, Greece 

Bike & E-bike Sharing – Split, Croatia 

Carpooling for Port Workers – Valencia, Spain 

Mobility in tourist destinations 

Cycle-tourism improved by an App – Zadar, Croatia 

Low Carbon Transport Plan in Cruise Destinations -Ravenna, Italy 

New planning approaches

Suburb requalification – Treviso, Italy

Thessaloniki road redesign – Thessaloniki, Greece 

Mobility Plans in University Campuses – Athens, Greece

How to participate

The Call for Sustainable Urban Transport Implementing Cities will remain open to applications until 15th December 2020. To apply, candidates must fill in the application form and submit a motivation letter (template here). In case the applicant is not a Municipality, Metropolitan Area or a Region it has to provide a letter of support from the Municipality of its area duly signed by its legal representative jointly to the application form.

Check all the detailed information about the call  to know who can apply, how to submit your candidature, what activities are covered by the mentoring programme. Check also the Frequently Asked Questions and contact the call’s Help Desk System to know more.  

Join our themtic webinars and receive taylored support to prepare your application 

If you want to know more, join us at the UTC series of webinars taking place every Wednesday Morning (9h30) with Mobility experts, Pioneer Cities and the partners behind the call ! Choose the topic you are most interested in and register here