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  •  knowledge society
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EUROCITIES Statement on Transport Automation in Urban Areas

Europe’s major cities recognize the potential of automated vehicles to make urban transport safer, cleaner, more efficient and more inclusive, on the condition that their deployment supports the strategic long-term objectives of a city’s sustainable urban mobility plan. Many European cities are already playing an active role in the transition towards transport automation by conducting pilot projects or by exploring how to adapt local regulatory frameworks, and it is therefore important...

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publication date : 12-03-2018

  •  knowledge society

How GuiDanCe contributed to strengthening European cooperation for a smarter urban future

For three years, GuiDanCe supported the effort of signatory cities to implement policies and projects as part of their commitment to the Charter. From peer-learning to the exchange of best practices, high-profile promotion events and a variety of publications, GuiDanCe activities were designed to promote collaboration among cities in promoting the use of digital solutions to improve energy efficiency, reduce cities’ overall carbon footprint through innovative public services and involve...

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publication date : 12-03-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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publication date : 07-03-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

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publication date : 18-01-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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publication date : 22-11-2017

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES standards & interoperability management guide

Smart cities are based on a holistic approach to urban planning. Yet, the main standardisation bodies at national, European and international level have been created and controlled by industrialists and governments working in a more siloed way. By being involved from the beginning of the standardisation process, city authorities will be able to push for the creation of open standards, without hindering innovation, for a more fair and multi-vendor market which will drastically reduce both...

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publication date : 10-10-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

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publication date : 26-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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publication date : 30-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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publication date : 30-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES statement on Building a European data economy

In our ‘building a data economy’ statement we support the free movement of data and stand for common and stronger EU regulations and frameworks on security and protection of non-personal data as well as access to and re-use of data from public spaces. We also called for the development and implementation of common EU standards and the interoperability of systems which are at the basis of a secure and efficient smart city market.

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publication date : 10-05-2017