The winners of the European sustainable mobility awards announced
The European Commission has announced the winners of the European Mobility Week (EMW) Awards 2020, the 9th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP Award), and the EU Urban Road Safety Award.
Mönchengladbach (Germany) was revealed as the winner of the EMW Award 2020 for larger municipalities, while Lilienthal (Germany) took home the title for smaller municipalities. The 9th SUMP Award was won by Greater Grenoble Area Mobility Authority (SMMAG) for Grenoble-Alpes SUMP (France), and the EU Urban Road Safety Award went to Bilbao (Spain). The awards were presented during an online ceremony hosted by European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, and Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Transport and Mobility, Matthew Baldwin.
Speaking about the finalists, Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean said: “I would like to extend my congratulations to all finalists and winners. Your inspiring achievements show how cities and towns across Europe can improve people’s wellbeing by shifting towards cleaner, greener and more sustainable travel options for all. I invite others to follow this path and to join forces in building a mobility system for future generations that is smart, resilient, and does its share to achieve our ambitious emission reduction goals. I look forward to celebrating with you the 20th Year of EMW under our call to action Move Sustainably. Stay Healthy.”
The EMW Awards showcase smaller and larger municipalities promoting sustainable urban mobility during the week of 16-22 September; the SUMP Award rewards excellence in sustainable urban mobility planning; and the Road Safety Award celebrates outstanding road safety measures. The annual theme for all awards was ‘Zero-emission mobility for all.
In: CLEPA News, Environment & Energy