"Intermodality is an organised connection between various modes of transport, during a single journey, which aims at offering travellers an unbroken journey.
Intermodality introduces fluidity into travel, and everything involved with it: interoperability, signage, electronic ticketing, accessibility, real-time information, safety, comfort."
Pontevedra Study Visit 18 - 20 September 2014
On the occasion of the 2014 European Mobility Week, the Club of European Intermodal Regions and Cities and the City of Pontevedra in Spain propose to discover Metrominuto, the first pedestrian mobility scheme at the scale of the city, implemented in Europe.
An event participating in the campaign Sustainable Urban Mobility "DO THE RIGHT MIX" of the European Commission.
Bus & Car Transport de Voyageurs magazine is media partner of the study visits organized by INTERMODES.
N° 23. 16 July 2014
INTERMODES Is Participating In The "DO THE RIGHT MIX" Campaign Of The European Commission
The study visits organized by INTERMODES are participating in the "DO THE RIGHT MIX" Sustainable Urban Mobility campaign of the European Commission.
More information: http://www.dotherightmix.eu
Barcelona Study Visit postponed to 26th & 27th June 2014
On 26th & 27th June 2014, the Club of European Intermodal Regions and Cities, in partnership with the Area Metropolitana de Barcelona, proposes to study the Catalan's capital intermodal transport system.
A complex transport system, fully integrated to the territories, which is permanently changing in order to face the challenges of sustainable mobility.
The study visit has been postponed to 26 & 27 June 2014 for scheduling reasons.
N° 19. 7 Apr. 2014
France And Switzerland Signed An AGreement For The Operation Of The Future Cross-Border Regional Express Train
An agreement was signed Wednesday, March 19, between France and Switzerland for the modernization and operation of the 15 km long railway line (including 1.8 km on French territory) linking Geneva to Annemasse (Haute-Savoie) from the end of 2017.
French SNCF and Swiss SBB railways, signed last October a letter of intent, binding both companies to the commissioning of the cross-border RER network in December 2017.
100 years after
Let us remind that CEVA was awarded the European Intermodality Price during the INTERMODES Congress in February 2010.
VAP: Vehicles And Partners, A Local Hitchhiking Practice
VAP is a hitchhiking scheme between residents of a neighborhood for travelling short distances in the town, around or to get to a train station or a bus stop.
VAP is a service offered by the VAP asbl, a Belgian association supported by the Walloon Region and the Province of Brabant.
Users register (subscription is free) as pedestrian member and/or motorist mmeber in their local branch, the use of the service is free.
In practice, the driver displays his VAP member card on the windshield, the pedestrian stands to the roadside indicating his direction and showing his VAP member card.
VAP roadsigns are installed in the participating municipalities to faciltate contacts between pedestrians and motorists, but it is also possible to hitchhike away from the dedicated roadsigns.
More information on: http://www.vap-vap.be
ZENPARK - First Operator Of Shared Parking In France
Zenpark offers the first service of automated shared car parks in France and offers its customers access to an intelligent network of shared car parks, a convenient and economical solution for parking with confidence.
The Zenpark network of car parks consists of partners (hotels, residential landlords, businesses, car park operators, administrative buildings... ) which optimize the use of their free parking spots.
Everything is automated and safe: Zenpark installs at the car park entrance an innovative system that allows members to access Zenpark through their Zenpass or mobile phones.
Launched in January 2013 in Paris with monthly timeshare subscription offers, Zenpark now offers customers to park in its intelligent network of shared car parks for very short periods of time, at the same time offering a strong innovation in the world of car parking: billing the minute.
The founding principle of Zenpark remains the same: allow customers to access to an intelligent network of shared car parks, proposed by the partner hotels, residential landlords, etc... and build a practical and economical solution to park with confidence. The supply of short-term parking provides motorists with parking spaces previously inaccessible. This helps to free up space on public roads for other forms of mobility.
Zenpark now offers a mobile application available for free for Android, iPhone and iPad.
Finding car parks, checking the availability of places, viewing the route and then park, checking the details of the subscription and consumption. Many features that allow everyone to improve parking.
Nissan Debuts e-NV200 Electric Taxi for Barcelona
More information on http://nissannews.com/en-US/nissan/usa/releases/nissan-debuts-e-nv200-el....
The Lötschberg Tunnel - 100th Anniversary !
In the early twentieth century, the cantons of Bern and Valais united to create - to the side of Gotthard - a new rail crossing of the Alps. This project materialized the will to bring countries and regions together, although in the north it was an empire that extended over today’s Germany and in the south, the Adriatic and the Mediterranean were then lined with kingdoms.
Transports Romands #18 Special Issue "Lötschberg-Simplon"
The European Club of Intermodal Regions and Cities
Details of the visit to be released soon.
27 and 28 June 2014
2 and 3 October 2014
The 2014 Congress
Sustainable mobility and intermodality.
The 2014 Exhibition-Village
Last February, the Exhibition-Village welcomed 8 European intermodal communities: Pontevedra, Brest Métropole Océane, the Kaliningrad Region, Lille Métropole, Euregio Maas-Rhine, Tallinn, the Frankfurt Rhein-Main Region and the Lorraine Region.