With man’s environmental impacts and global warming creating a myriad of challenges to our planet, it is now the time to implement and encourage cutting-edge initiatives in sustainability.

Urban transport is a major pillar in this direction, making the CIVITAS Forum 2016 – taking place in Gdynia, Poland, from 28-30 September. Under the banner ‘Shaping the Mobility of Tomorrow’, Europe’s leading annual transport conference will unveil the most sustainable urban transport solutions to date.


The event will host a variety of insightful, exciting discussions and sessions from selected experts covering topics such as smart cities, e-buses, inclusive mobility, ITS solutions, urban freight logistics, alternative fuels and shared mobility.

Several high-profile stakeholders, politicians and decision makers are expected to attend or speak at the conference, including Vice-President of the EC Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič; Poland’s Minister of Development, Mateusz Morawiecki, and the Mayor of Gdynia. Wojciech Szczurek.

The programme also features plenty of networking opportunities and five different site visits. The CIVITAS Awards 2016 and the Cycling Challenge 2016 Awards will be instrumental in highlighting best practices and success stories that everyone can learn from and be inspired by.