Holistic Urban and Peri-urban Mobility
HUPMOBILE
 
PROGRAMME 2014-2020
priority
3 Transport
objective
3.5 Urban mobility

HUPMOBILE

The HUPMOBILE’s objective is to provide a holistic approach to sustainable mobility solutions in cities and their perimeters. City authorities, infrastructure operators and transport providers are enabled to assess and integrate innovative mobility options into their mobility management plans and policies, e.g. concerning production and urban logistics, the use of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) solutions, and multimodality in urban transport and travel-to-work.
Project summary

Holistic approach to mobility solutions

Public authorities and transportation planners lack efficient urban mobility management to integrate sustainable mobility innovations. Mobility and sustainability too often exclude each other, leaving environmentally friendly mobility solutions on a local and pilot state. There is also a growing need to better connect peri-urban regions to port cities, which requires closer regional cooperation.

The project HUPMOBILE develops a holistic approach to planning, implementation, optimisation and management of integrated, sustainable mobility solutions in Baltic Sea port cities. Mobility in this context includes both people and goods (i.e. freight, cargo logistics and delivery). The project addresses innovations in the fields of greener urban logistics and combinations of goods- and passenger traffic, intelligent traffic systems based services, tools for stakeholder participation, and new tools for transportation mobility management and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS).

Concrete piloting activities

Piloting activities conducted in the cities of Gdynia, Hamburg, Riga, Tallinn and Turku put various aspects of sustainable mobility into test. They include:

  • Logistics flows in and around ports
  • Multimodality in urban transport and travel-to-work areas
  • New operating models for public-private mobility services
  • Co-creation of mobility services and city planning with residents
  • Improving stakeholder processes

Transferable and scalable results

Most successful sustainable mobility solutions are included in the modular online planning tool that helps city authorities, infrastructure and transport providers to assess and integrate innovative mobility options into their mobility management plans and policies. These solutions support the transition from private car-based mobility to more sustainable mobility. A variety of mobility concepts developed by HUPMOBILE increase the capabilities of public authorities and institutions to introduce more environmentally friendly transport solutions in their cities.

Budgets

HUPMOBILE
in numbers
  • 1.96
    Million
    Total
  • 1.53
    Million
    Erdf
  • 0.00
    Million
    Eni + Russia
  • 0.00
    Million
    Norway

Highlights by mid-term

The main achievement has been a joint Baltic Sea Region network of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) actors, orchestrated by the ITL Digital Lab in Estonia. Creating the network has been successful despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of the network is on how to utilize the available ITS solutions in the best possible ways.

The comprehensive approach of HUPMOBILE have been successfully used in the Turku region in Finland for the port area, as well as for the development of the residential area “Castle Town”.

Public and private stakeholders have been involved in the planning process in focus groups, workshops and meetings to get different views on a detailed plan for new railway access to the passenger harbour in the Castle Town area.

Furthermore, as a transnational aspect, solutions in BSR port cities like Turku, Riga, Tallin, Hamburg and especially in Stockholm (Sweden) have been benchmarked. Traffic simulation models developed by the Swedish Centre for Traffic Research (KTH) have been utilized in the design and decision-making processes of the city to analyse the impact of the new plan on the traffic system and emissions.

Outputs

Project Stories

Partners

Aalto University

  • Town
    AALTO
  • Region
    Helsinki-Uusimaa
  • Country
    Finland
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
435,056.00
60.18608165000000624.828468612421393

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

  • Town
    Hamburg
  • Region
    Hamburg
  • Country
    Germany
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
279,500.00
53.55034110.000654

City of Riga

  • Town
    Rīga
  • Region
    Rīga
  • Country
    Latvia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
217,000.00
56.949397724.1051846

City of Tallinn

  • Town
    Tallinn
  • Region
    Põhja-Eesti
  • Country
    Estonia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
213,964.00
59.437215524.7453688

City of Turku and Union of the Baltic Cities - Sustainable Cities Commission

  • Town
    Turku
  • Region
    Varsinais-Suomi
  • Country
    Finland
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
447,128.00
60.451753122.2670522

Royal Institute of Technology

  • Town
    Södertälje
  • Region
    Stockholms län
  • Country
    Sweden
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
226,823.00
59.196428917.6271663

ITL DIGITAL LAB

  • Town
    tallinn
  • Region
    Põhja-Eesti
  • Country
    Estonia
Approximate total partner budget in EUR
138,500.00
59.437215524.7453688