International Transport Forum

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections




CIVITAS – Cleaner and better transport in cities

The CIVITAS initiative is the European Commission’s most important urban transport research and demonstration programme. Launched in 2002 CIVITAS reaches its 10th anniversary. The CIVITAS Initiative helps cities to achieve a more sustainable, clean and energy efficient urban transport system by implementing, demonstrating and evaluating an integrated mix of technology and policy-based measures.  
The CIVITAS community includes 58 CIVITAS demonstration that have tested various measures aiming to make a real difference to the welfare of European citizens, and more than 200 CIVITAS Forum Network cities.