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  • Combining Rural Mobility and Co-Working in Södra Åby

    The MAMBA partners develop nine innovative Mobility Centers in different parts of the Baltic Sea Region. While they differ in format and scope and cover a broad spectrum of organisational setups, the MAMBA Mobility Centers have one thing in common: by fostering cooperation of administrative......

  • (VIDEO) Innovative business models for rural mobility: MAMBA Webinar #1

    On the 29th of May, MAMBA project, together with Nordregio, organised the first webinar focused on rural mobility issues and how these can be improved. If you didn’t have the chance to join the discussion but are interested in the topic, now you can watch......

  • MAMBA at the 10th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

    The 10th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region 2019 took place on 12 and 13 June 2019, in Gdańsk (Poland). On the second day of the event, Aleksandra Chrystowska-O’Shea, representative from the Bielsko-Biala Regional Development Agency represented MAMBA in a session on accessibility and......

  • MAMBA – meeting in the capital of space – 6th Project Meeting in Finland

    The City of Seinäjoki has launched itself recently as a capital of space. As inhabitants of the capital of space, we wanted to show to our MAMBA guests where this idea came from and took on our first day of project meeting a bus to......

  • Roll out of the Transport-on-Demand services in Latvia are progressing, despite challenges

    Vidzeme Planning Region (Latvia) actively continues to work on the implementation of the Transport on Demand (ToD) service in two municipalities of Vidzeme region – in Alūksne and Mazsalaca counties. Initially, the project team predicted the launch of the service by the beginning of the......

  • Positive feedback on the new app “NaboRide”

    In March, Vejle Kommune and NaboGo participated in an event in Smidstrup, Southern Denmark, where they launched the idea and work behind the App “NaboRide”. The app is created in connection to the EU project MAMBA and focuses on mobility in local areas. The results......

  • BSSSC Board meeting in Cēsis

    Between 8 and 10 of May, members of the MAMBA project took part in the BSSSC Board meeting that took place in Cēsis, Latvia. The topic of the meeting was to discuss strategies for the development of the Baltic Sea Region, when considering the implementation of......

  • Mobility Hubs as a part of the mobility center

    Working in the MAMBA project means networking and connecting stakeholders, learning from each other, exchanging ideas and even reassembling modules from other projects. In our case we integrate a module from the “Masterplan Mobilität” – a mobility strategy which works on a large range of......

  • Mobility Congress in Berlin

    National and international experts from labour unions, associations, politics and from the business world participated at the Mobility Congress in Berlin. The event took place on the 8 and 9 of May and was hosted by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. The attendants discussed topics connected to mobility......

  • Launch of MAMBA database of good practice cases

    On April 23rd, the MAMBA good practice cases database was launched at the Nordregio office in Stockholm, during a small scale event attended by partners from Nordregio and the Municipality of Trelleborg. The database was developed by the Municipality of Trelleborg and its aim is......

  • Launching event of Mobility Center and transport-on-demand in Vidzeme

    The launching event of the Mobility Centre and transport-on-demand service in Vidzeme (Latvia) took place on 4 March in the municipality of Mazsalaca county and on 12 and 13  March in the municipalities of the Alūksne county. Since the Mazsalaca county and the Aluksne county......

  • MAMBA has participated at Multidisciplinary Ideation Workshop addressing transport poverty

    The Horizon2020 project “HiReach – innovative solutions to cope with transport poverty” has invited a number of mobility and transportation experts, start-uppers, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, designers, researchers, public officials, and representatives of vulnerable groups to a Multidisciplinary Ideation Workshop in Brussels on 27 and 28......

  • Workshop with “Dorfkümmerern” in Rendsburg

    The MAMBA Team of the Diaconie of Schleswig-Holstein and their associated partner, the Academy for Rural Areas of Schleswig-Holstein (ALR), jointly organised a Workshop with a number of village workers who take care of other inhabitants, called “Dorfkümmerer”. The event took place in Rendsburg on 4......

  • Pilot project implementation in fields of service-to-people mobility

    On Friday 29 March 2019, Annika Schmiedek-Inselmann (Diaconie Schleswig-Holstein) visited the mayor of Hallig Hooge and participated in a town hall meeting regarding public services to discuss the implementation of the MAMBA’s service-to-people pilot in the region. Hallig Hooge is located in the Wadden Sea in......

  • Transport-On-Demand initiative to be tested in Vidzeme

    On March 25, representatives of Vidzeme Planning Region met with Latvia’s Minister of Transport, Tālis Linkaits, to introduce the planned transport-on-demand initiative in Vidzeme, a service that will be offered for the first time in Latvia thanks to MAMBA. The meeting was successful, since it......

  • MAMBA project in Outokumpu

    The MAMBA project was invited to give a presentation of its aims and developments during an event that took place in the town of Outokumpu, Finland. The purpose of the event was to present and discuss new ideas regarding mobility and transport solutions in the region,......

  • Mobility centre launch in Seinäjoki
    Mobility Centres are happening

    A main task of the MAMBA project is the development of Mobility Centres (MC) within the pilot areas. With is launch in January 2019, the MC in Seinäjoki was among the first ones going into service, followed by its counterparts in Cuxhaven and Plön (Germany)......

  • The 5th partner meeting in Vejle

    At the end of February 2019, the MAMBA partners met up in the town of Vejle, in Southern Denmark, to discuss each other’s progresses and the overall development of the project. During the meeting,  the involved partners talked about their experiences, distributed tasks, set up action......

  • Partner meeting in Rendsburg

    The 3rd meeting between Diaconie and their associated partners from NordKolleg took place on 1 March 2019, in Rendsburg. The participants, among which were associated partners, regional stakeholders and representatives of the local Mobility Centre, focused on discussing the facets, dimensions and challenges of health......

  • SMARTA workshop “Time to Rethink Rural Mobility” in Brussels

    At the end of January 2019, MAMBA project partners participated in the SMARTA workshop organised in Brussels, taking the opportunity to present key facts, pilots, events, goals of the MAMBA project and a newly launched database that integrates examples of best practice when it comes......

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Mamba Rural Mobility Seminar: 12 November 2019 in Bielsko-Biala, Poland
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