28/03/2018 - European sustainable mobility awards: Vienna, Igoumenitsa and Turda are the winners

On 21 March 2018, the European Commission announced the winners of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2017 and 6th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) during a ceremony in Brussels (Belgium).

In the field of the EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2017, Vienna has been named the winner among the large municipalities, while Igoumenitsa was chosen as the winner of the newly added EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK category for smaller municipalities (below 50,000 inhabitants).

Turda (Romania) is the winner of the 6th Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP).

During the ceremony, Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said: "My congratulations to each of the award winners. Through their actions, Vienna, Igoumenitsa and Turda are creating a more sustainable Europe. They also help their residents to move around in a cleaner, healthier and more enjoyable way. It is my hope that these cities will inspire others to embrace the core message of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK – sustainable mobility is the right choice for everyone."

Vienna, Igoumenitsa and Turda were selected by an independent panel of mobility and transport experts and will each receive a promotional video highlighting their achievements.

Source: mobilityweek.eu