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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The competitiveness and sustainability of cities are at the core of the Smart Cities concept – in our increasingly urbanised and global world, a city or region’s success is dependent on its capacity to attract talent and business, through the development of intelligent, networked infrastructure, a competitive, business-friendly environment and a balanced, inclusive and sustainable growth strategy.


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