Using SUMPs to enhance smart city impact and implementation


Alba Iulia, Romania


Develop context-specific mobility transformation pathways
Forge cross-sectoral links between transport, public services, and commerce
Create new forms of public-private partnerships and business models


The medium-sized Transylvanian city of Alba Iulia is Romania’s smart city pioneer. Within SUMP-PLUS, it will seek to upscale mobility-related technology innovations as part of its SUMP implementation pathway. This will also involve transformational public transport projects.


8 Feb 2022
The importance of space and data: sustainable urban mobility planning in Platanias and Alba Iulia
The spatial layout of a city influences how we live: when and how we travel, how healthy we are, crime patterns, our carbon emissions and much more....
11 Sep 2020
SUMP-PLUS project brochure
The SUMP-PLUS booklet sets out all of the key elements of the project's work in a succint six-page product.
28 Feb 2020
Laying the foundations of a new generation of SUMP cities in Lucca
In mid-February, the CIVITAS SUMP-PLUS team converged on the city of Lucca (Italy) for its second general project meeting. What followed were three...

Anticipated Outcomes

  • Development of an Alba Iulia integrated pathway for implementing the SUMP and smart city concepts.
  • Devising a new integrated approach for cross-sectoral issues related to sustainable mobility in Alba Iulia.