EU funds urban transport improvement projects

Fourteen EU cities and five from candidate member countries are to participate in a new EU urban transport regeneration initiative backed by funding of euros 50m. Dubbed Civitas, the programme will aid "audacious, innovative and integrated" projects to "radically improve" transport. They include public transport promotion campaigns, road pricing based on environmental criteria and "clean vehicle" zones. Chosen from 74 applicants, the cities are Aalborg, Barcelona, Berlin, Bremen, Bristol, Cork, Gothenburg, Graz, Lille, Nantes, Rome, Rotterdam, Stockholm and Winchester, along with Bucharest, Gdynia, Kaunas, Pecs and Prague. See Commission press release.

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