Dear OIC members,
It’s time to get the discussion going
We have completed the SPROUT deliverables from work package 2.
They outline current trends in urban mobility that leads to urban mobility transition, identifies KPIs to measure transition and drivers that can influence this transition (see summaries below). But are we talking about the same thing? What is actually transition?
What is your idea about urban mobility transition?
- Is it something new, caused by new technologies, social and demographic change?
- Or is it something that always existed, it is just much faster than previously or maybe more visible?
So how do YOU define transition?
Comments are welcome!
D2.1 Urban Mobility Transition Inventory:
This deliverable is the result of task 2.1 of the project. It proposes an inventory of the factors that are used by each of the SPROUT cities as a common framework to collect and integrate data in order to construct a comprehensive overview of their respective current and future mobility status, and to understand as well as to anticipate the urban mobility transition. The inventory will be used by 1st and 2nd layer SPROUT cities to collect and structure the data that will form the core of deliverables resulting from task 2.2: ‘Current state of mobility’ and task 2.3 ‘Urban mobility transition drivers’.
The elements of the inventory are categorised as key performance indicators (KPIs) (table1.1), urban mobility transition drivers (table 1.2) and stakeholders (table 1.3). The selection of these elements is based on a review of a variety of sources, especially previous EU initiatives in the field of urban mobility and logistics, such as Mobility4EU, TRANSFORuM, MIND-SETS, NOVELOG and CITYLAB, but also the sustainable mobility indicators used by the Word Business Council on Sustainable Development and CIVITAS. Input from these initiatives has been adapted to the specificities of SPROUT using various EU and local policy documents as well as academic literature.
D2.2 Current State of Urban Mobility
This deliverable presents an overview of the urban mobility situation in the 1st and 2nd -layer SPROUT cities. The data used for this deliverable was collected by representatives of the cities themselves, based on the template that was presented in Deliverable D2.1. The data has been compiled to establish a profile of each city, including information on the main factors indicating a change is currently in progress in the city’s urban mobility environment, the main impacts which are currently unclear and therefore are not being addressed (or are inadequately addressed) by the current urban policy elements/instruments, as well as information on the pilots that will run the in the 1st – layer cities.
D2.3 Urban Mobility Transition Drivers
This deliverable presents the results of SPROUT Task 2.3: “Urban Mobility Transition Drivers” and therefore provides an overview of the urban mobility transition drivers and the level of importance that was assigned to them by each of the SROUT cities. The city-specific sets of locally important drivers are essential in the construction of city-specific scenarios, which forms the core of WP3. The document also gives an overview of the locally relevant stakeholders to be mostly affected by (or affecting) the emerging mobility solutions that each city selected. They are the ones, who will be consulted in various stages of the SPROUT project, such as the construction of narrative scenarios in WP3.
A comparative analysis of the importance of drivers shows that the considered importance of drivers differs significantly from city to city, and that most drivers are considered ‘very’ or ‘extremely important’ for at least one city. On average, the drivers ‘political agenda’ ‘urban structure’ ‘climate change’ and ‘local environmental quality’ are considered the most important, while ‘security concerns’ and ‘individualisation’ are not considered more than moderately important by any of the cities