New Report Out Now! The Status of SUMPs in EU Member States,

In order to enable mobility planning authorities across Europe to embrace the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) as the European-wide strategic planning approach, both the CIVITAS PROSPERITY and CIVITAS SUMPs-Up projects consider the role of the national and regional levels as essential for supporting SUMP take-up. This support encompasses governance, financing and capacity building.

The analysis of the status of national programmes in EU Member States was conducted as a first step in the process of supporting the development or improvement of national programmes. It aimed to identify and assess:

  • The status of national programmes in EU member states;
  • Successful existing national programmes and their key contents;
  • Key problems hindering sustainable urban mobility planning in cities, regions and countries;
  • The needs of national and/or regional level representatives for the development or improvement of national programmes.

This document is a short version of two deliverables, one by CIVITAS PROSPERITY (“Higher Levels of Government – their Support for SUMP in the EU”) and the other by CIVITAS SUMPs-Up (“Status of SUMP in European member states”), presenting the main results of a joint study conducted in 2017 and 2018. The analysis included partner countries from both projects: altogether 28 EU Member States participated while data was provided from 32 representatives (25 countries as a whole and seven regions from three countries).

The analysis includes information about the current state of SUMP and of national SUMP programmes in European Member States as well as recommendations for countries to elaborate or develop their national SUMP programmes.

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