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Unit 3: Your Task

Unit 3: Your Task

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Find out whether there is a framework for SUMP-like plans in your country:

  • If yes, describe the legislative framework and common practice. How are SUMPs usually developed and what are they supposed to cover? Are there any legally binding requirements to fulfil?
  • If no, are you aware of any bottom-up approaches in the cities of your country? What national actor(s) would you expect to act?

You might even think about the following questions:

  • What are the common challenges in transport planning processes in your country?
  • What works well? Do you know good local case examples?
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Svar: Unit 3: Your Task

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There is no clear legislative framework for SUMP-like plans in Spain; with the exception of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia. The IDAE (Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy) provides for guidelines and recommendations for SUMP development; and manages transport and energy saving related grants. The big challenge in Spain is to give SUMPs official (binding) regulatory status.


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Re: Unit 3: Your Task

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There is no such framework currently in Greece. The idea of SUMP was initially promoted in Greece through research programmes. The city of Thessaloniki (the second largest city in Greece) has implemented a SUMP in 2014, based on the EC guidelines (as part of the EU project ATTAC: http://www.attac-project.eu/) . Some Municipalities in Athens (Agion Anargiron and Kamaterou) have also proceeded in the development of local mobility plans, as part of the research project ADVANCE (http://eu-advance.eu/).