Strengthening sustainable logistics' role in SUMPs in and beyond city centres


Antwerp, Belgium
Lucca, Italy


Forge cross-sectoral links between transport, public services, and commerce
Implement and monitor cutting-edge mobility solutions
Create new forms of public-private partnerships and business models


Lucca will seek to strengthen the regional logistics component of its SUMP, with both Antwerp and Lucca looking to develop partnership models and incentives schemes for working with the logistics sector. These will help deliver new and expanded urban freight solutions within and around both city centres.


24 Jun 2020
Achieving even more sustainable mobility in Lucca post-COVID
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26 May 2020
Nudging towards sustainable mobility in Antwerp: post-COVID-19
As COVID-19 continues, the city of Antwerp is taking a number of steps to keep people moving sustainaibly. Smart Ways to Antwerp (the city’s...
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

  • Piloting and evaluation of new governance and partnership approaches, logistics solutions and business models.
  • Scenario development and impact appraisal of future logistics scenarios for a city centre system.