This report, published by UN Habitat, presents an analysis of urban development of the past twenty years that shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The report unequivocally demonstrates that the current urbanization model is unsustainable in many respects and it needs to change in order to better respond to the challenges of our time and address issues such as inequality, climate change, informality, insecurity, and the unsustainable forms of urban expansion.
The report Co-Creating the Urban Future is the IV Global Report on Local Democracy and Decentralization(GOLD). It examines the challenges and issues that local and regional governments face in our current urban age as well as the solutions that can be devised to co create the sustainable, inclusive, safe, and resilient cities of the future.
The report The Challenge of Resilience in a Globalised World, published by Joint Research Centre (JRC), discusses the concept of resilience from different perspectives and the role of science in the continuous process of building a resilient, stable, competitive and prosperous Europe.
This report, published by Eurostat on September 2016, provides detailed information for a number of territorial typologies that can be used to paint a picture of urban developments and urban life in the EU Member States, as well as European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and candidate countries.
Each chapter presents statistical information in the form of maps, tables and figures, accompanied by a description of the policy context and a set of main findings.
In this WEF White Paper the essential role of mobility is highlighted through its application on human and economic interactions. Under this scope, the use of big data flows is considered to be a crucial parameter regarding the evolution of urban mobility. This paper constitutes a guide through which local governments can improve urban mobility, through policies based on collective effort. Furthermore, it investigates selected case studies related to best practices and resources.
EU Transition Towards Green and Smart Mobility: Action Toolbox to Unleash Innovation Potentials is a report that was used to provide input for discussion at the informal EU inter-ministerial meeting of Ministers of transport and environment in Amsterdam on April 14, 2016.
The report Smart mobility: Reducing congestion and fostering faster, greener, and cheaper transportation options, written by Deloitte, focuses on the investigation of the promises of smart mobility framework. The main goal of this study is to reveal the benefits of the implementation of expanded metropolitan mobility ecosystems, based on a data-driven exploration.