The continuous expansion of cities and the evolution of public transport are posing new challenges to face. Harmony’s vision is to enable metropolitan area authorities to lead a sustainable transition to a low-carbon new mobility era. This will be possible thanks to its harmonised spatial and multimodal transport planning tools modelling the changing transport sector and spatial organisation.
Harmony is a European project funded by the European Commission within the programme Horizon 2020. It also cooperates with CIVITAS, a network of European cities committed to testing and implementing urban transport solutions for a more sustainable mobility.
HARMONY will achieve 9 objectives:
|1||New mobility services, concepts and technologies for people and freight for urban, suburban and regional transport.|
|2||Co-creation labs to identify preferences for people and freight mobility and spatial solutions.|
|3||Integrate automated vehicles and drones with traditional transport modes and collect data from citizens and freight operators.|
|4||Integration of transport data with social, economic and environmental data.|
|5||New spatial and transport planning model suite (MS).|
|6||Application of the model suite to support metropolitan planners and decision-makers.|
|7||Link the model suite to EU-wide transport models.|
|8||Recommendations to update spatial and transport strategies and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).|
|9||Dissemination of Harmony’s solutions.|
Harmony’s objectives will be validated on six EU cities and regions on TEN-T corridors.