How good is Moscow’s public transport network?

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Two weeks ago, UITP experts commissioned by the city government of Moscow travelled to the Russian capital and assessed its public transport network. Here are the main conclusions of their report.

In 2011, the Transport Department of Moscow launched a set of reforms in order to upgrade mobility in the Russian capital, infamous for its congestion issues. After four years, the city asked UITP to assess the first measures implemented and provide recommendations for further action.

CIVITAS Activity Fund boosts urban transport

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The CIVITAS Initiative, which works to promote and support cleaner and better transport in cities, launched the fourth and final call to its Activity Fund on 1 October. The Activity Fund co-finances projects which involve the transfer of successful measures from ‘pioneer’ cities to ‘take-up’ cities. Applications to the fourth call, which offers €80,000 in co-financing, should relate to one of the 10 CIVITAS Thematic Categories, as well as a series of proven CIVITAS Tools.

Art in transit: the Fulton Centre in New York

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The second edition of the Art in Transit workshop took place at the beginning of December in London. This unique event was not only an opportunity to listen and learn from experts but also to exchange knowledge on art and to take the time to reflect about its importance in our daily lives, in culture and in public transport.

Different questions were addressed during the day ranging from the benefit of integrated art programmes in public transport to the maintenance of art works and cultural assets.


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