After three years of research on the promotion of sustainable mobility in the Upper Rhine Region the SuMo-Rhine project is reaching the end of its project duration. To share and discuss the results with you, the SuMo-Rhine project is hosting a final event on the 17th of November 2021. We kindly invite you to this event. As of today, we can also share a preliminary agenda for the final event with you which you find here below. The final event will take place on the 17th of November 2011 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be the possibility to attend the meeting in person in Freiburg or to […]
In the past six months, the SuMo project team has continued with its reseach. For example, another participatory workshop was conducted by our French project partners of ENSAS and UNISTRA/CNRS. You can find a detailed report of the workshop here. But there has also been a lot going on in the background, so that one or the other of the research team is certainly looking forward to a short summer break. To give you a better insight into the research activities in the background, we have decided to make the activities and some of the results of the different work packages available for you on our website. You can find […]
The SuMo-Rhine project is presented in the new brochure of the Coordination Office of the Science Pillar dealing with “Cross-border scientific cooperation, research and innovation in the Upper-Rhine region: projects, initiatives and actors”. The brochure presents ongoing projects, such as the SuMo-Rhine project and initiatives, as well as actors and experience reports. It provides an insight into the structures and instruments for promoting science, research and innovation in the Upper Rhine and presents exemplary projects in line with the cooperation areas of the Upper-Rhine region’s Strategy 2030. Article in French in the brochure of the Coordination Office of the Science Pillar with the subject “Cross-border scientific cooperation, research and innovation […]
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 […]
On the 7th of December 2020, the SuMo-Rhine project team organised another online workshop on municipal perspectives on the initiative of Dr Eckhard Szimba (KIT-ECON), Dr Kira Schumacher and Nora Baumgartner (both, KIT-DFIU). The workshop focused on sustainable urban mobility and mobility concepts. Dr Kira Schumacher welcomed 16 participants from Germany and France. Thanks to the simultaneous translation, the participants were able to follow the workshop in their preferred language. After the presentation of the Interreg project “SuMo-Rhine” by Nora Baumgartner, Prof. Dr Kay Mitusch held a keynote speech in which he gave insights into the work of the Scientific Advisory Board at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital […]
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.