Entries by Chums

CHUMS gets companies to carpool

CHUMS gets companies to carpool Several companies in Leuven are taking up this European carpool project. By the end of September Taxistop made the first pit stop at the Research center Imec. This resulted in 2 crazy carpool days, including interactive carpool-booths, fun gadgets and informative chats. Want to be my carpool buddy? All employees […]

6th European Transport Research Conference – 18-21 April 2016 – Warsaw, Poland

Transport Research Arena 2016 – The most important transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders: researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. TRA2016 Conference will contribute to innovation in sustainable mobility for Europe, by bringing together all the stakeholders of the transport system. Efficient mobility is a key issue for policy […]

The Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting – 10–14/01/2016 – Washington, D.C, USA

The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world. The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A […]

CIVITAS Forum 2014 – 23-26 September 2014 – Casablanca, Marocco

In September 2014 Casablanca will host the CIVITAS Forum, an annual event organised as part of the EU CIVITAS 2020 Initiative to bring together the representatives of the CIVITAS Forum Network’s member cities and of the EuroMed region: policy makers, urban planners, mobility experts and politicians to present and discuss transport measures and policies towards […]

First results from the end-user questionnaire in Perugia

In February 2015 a first end-user questionnaire is carried out for the employees of the University and the Municipality in Perugia in order to describe the baseline situation which will be used as reference for the evaluation of the impact of the CHUMS measures. A total of 826 responses were received representing a response rate […]

Will CHUMS work at your site?

The CHUMS project has developed a tool which establishes, for any candidate site, the current carpooling status, estimates the potential impact of introducing CHUMS and identifies the supporting measures which are most likely to maximise the impact of CHUMS. The success of a carpooling scheme at a particular location, and the subsequent effectiveness of introducing […]

First results of the CHUMS measures in Toulouse

Since 2008, Tisséo-SMTC, the Public Transport Authority, is managing a local carpooling service covering the Toulouse urban area level and beyond. Even if the number of car-poolers is constantly increasing since then, Toulouse sees the CHUMS project has a great opportunity to attract new users to the Tisséo service, put them in contact and keep […]

The CHUMS project will be presented in the 2015 POLIS Conference

The 2015 Annual Polis Conference on “Transport innovation for sustainable cities and regions” will take place on 19 and 20 November 2015 in Brussels. Side events and Polis’ Annual General Assembly (AGA) are scheduled for 18 November. On Thursday, 19 November, in section 1D. Shared Transport Services of the Parallel Sessions the CHUMS project will […]