The new Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) guidelines were presented on October 2nd, during CIVITAS conference in Graz. The guidelines were updated to reflect upon major trends in urban mobility, as well as on practical experience gathered by cities all across Europe.
The comprehensive revision aims to integrate the dynamic developments in many areas of urban mobility and the rich experience of implementing the concept of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning since 2013.
There are 8 principles that are considered to be vital to the production of a successful sustainable urban mobility plan (SUMP).
The guidelines follow of an intense one-year stakeholder consultation process, including the cities, CIVITAS SUMP Projects, ELTIS and leading mobility researches. It has been validated in close cooperation with the SUMP community, by involving several major city networks, special care was taken to include feedback from all types of cities and regions.
The document comprises over 300 contributors and case studies from 60 cities.