Updated: Mar 1, 2019
Three European Cities made it to the final list for the European Mobility Week Award 2016.
Lisbon (Portugal), Malmö (Sweden) and Skopje (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) are the finalists in the competition that brings forth the most significant efforts of local authorities in promoting sustainable urban mobility.
The winner of European Mobility Week Award 2016 will be announced on 20 March by Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport in an award ceremony in Brussels.
Lisbon made it to final thanks to making its public space available to pedestrians, Malmö focused on bicycles as a sustainable means of transport and Skopje’s car-pooling service gained the appreciation for helping its residents save money and protect the environment.
Białystok (Poland), Kruševac (Serbia), Palma (Spain), Prague (Czech Republic), Samos (Greece), Sofia (Bulgaria), Valencia (Spain) are the European cities who made it to the shortlist. They showed a long-term vision with strong communication and public involvement and have an integrated approach and strategy for rewarding sustainable transport behaviour by the general public.
The latest edition of European Mobility Week took place between 16 to 22 September 2016 and managed to gather together the yet largest number of participants – 2,427 towns and cities.
This year European Mobility Week will be held between 16-22 September. So far the European Commission registered 102 MOBILITY ACTIONS.