On March 29, 2021 the SuMo-Rhine project conducted an online participatory workshop with the theme “Strasbourg Rhine Metropolis: which sustainable mobility?“. The workshop was organized by the AMUP/IMM research team of the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Strasbourg (ENSAS), under the direction of Andreea Grigorovschi, with the participation of the Laboratoire Image Ville Environnement (LIVE) of the University of Strasbourg and the CNRS. The workshop was structured in two parts, according to two proposed topics. The first part focused on the mapping and multi-scale evaluation of existing mobility conditions, while the second, more prospective part discussed exploratory mobility scenarios and their modeling. As an introduction, Andreea Grigorovschi (ENSAS) explained the […]
The French booklet “Trait d’Union européenne” covers Europe and cross-border cooperation in the region Grand Est in its edition of December 2020. In accordance with the topic, the SuMo-Rhine project was presented as one of four projects. The article is treating the development and current progress of the indicator system which is developed within the SuMo-Rhine project. In addition, the project leader Dr. Kira Schumacher highlights the importance of the Interreg program for cross-border research projects. As mobility needs are existing across borders, there is a strong need to stay in contact with stakeholders and institutions from both sides of the Rhine. Thanks to the collaboration of researchers from France […]
The IMM Chair (Innovative Metropolitan Mobility Chair) research group of the Strasbourg National School of Architecture (ENSAS – Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Strasbourg) took part in the 18th T2M/THNS conference on Friday, the 23rd of October 2020. Andreea Grigorovschi, Ass. Prof. ENSAS and head of the IMM Chair; Jeremy Hawkins, lecturer and researcher at ENSAS; and Marie Fruiquière, PhD student at the AMUP research unit (ENSAS/INSA), presented in a panel series on cross-border mobility their research developed in the framework of the INTERREG SuMo Rhine – Fostering Sustainable Mobility in the Upper Rhine region program. After a brief overview of the research consortium and the transversal objectives of the […]
Collaborate and research despite the current circumstances. Keeping this idea in mind, the SuMo-Rhine project team hosted the first interactive online workshop titeld “Municipal perspectives: which indicators do we need for sustainable mobility?” on the 23rd of June. The workshop was conducted in French and aimed especially at French municipalities. The SuMo-Rhine team welcomed 10 participants from both side of the Rhine. After a short reception and introduction by Nadège Blonde (CNRS), the project leader and head of the German-French Institute for environmental research (DFIU) at KIT Dr. Kira Schumacher gave an overview about the SuMo-Rhine project. Paul Salze (UNISTRA) continued with an introduction of the indicator system. In order […]
Contact ban, curfew and boarder closures are changing the way we collaborate and influencing the cross-border mobility. As part of the interview series of EUCOR – The European Campus the project leader Dr. Kira Schumacher discusses the influence of the current situation on the SuMo-Rhine project. To read the whole interview click here.
The retreat meeting of the SuMo-Rhine project took place from the 18th to the 19thof February 2020. Since it is half-time of the project period, the co-financing partners, DFIU, KIT-ECON, Universität of Freiburg, Universität of Koblenz- Landau, Université de Haute-Alsace, Université de Strasbourg and CNRS met in order to present first project results and to discuss, how to link the different working packages.
The team of the Interreg SuMo-Rhine research project invites you to the 2nd participatory workshop “Municipal perspectives: which indicators do we need for sustainable mobility?”. The workshop will take place as a digital workshop on the 23rd June 2020, from 2 to 5 pm. The workshop’s objective is to exchange experiences and expectations of the participants regarding the evaluation of urban mobility systems. The exchange will take place in an interactive format. In addition, the researchers of the SuMo-Rhine project will present the system of indicators they have built with the aim of identifying potentials for improvement towards more sustainable solutions. The event is aimed in particular at experts-managers of […]
On 13.11.19 the first participative workshop “Communal Perspectives” for the promotion of sustainable mobility in the Upper Rhine region took place in Freiburg. The workshop was aimed at urban and transport planners, sustainability and climate representatives as well as decision-makers and experts at local level from Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate. The event was introduced by an opening speech by Prof. Dr. Barbara Koch from the University of Freiburg and a lecture by PD. Dr. Patrick Jochem from KIT, in which the project relevance and the resulting potential were emphasised. Dr. Markus Hofmann from the University of Freiburg led the presentation of the indicator system. For the development of an applicable indicator […]
Herewith we would like to welcome Mrs. Nora Baumgartner as new project coordinator of the SuMo-Rhine project in our team. At the German-French Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU), which acts as the project management agency, she will be in charge of organising the planned workshops and coordinating the project. We welcome you and wish you a good start!
The SuMo-Rhine project welcomes the Agency for Urban Development and Planning of the Strasbourg Metropolitan Area (ADEUS) as a new associated partner. With ADEUS, the project has gained an interdisciplinary institution with expertise in urban development, planning, settlement structure and housing, economic and social development, urban engineering, transport, landscape planning, environment, leisure, tourism, education, culture, communication and cross-border cooperation. We are looking forward to a good cooperation!