News

  • Due to objective circumstances, the introduction of “on-demand” service is delayed

    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......

  • 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 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 and goals of the MAMBA project. The importance of maximising mobility in rural areas, the advantages it brings and......