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We are hiring!

  • 28 August 2023
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Milan, August 2023

Job profile: sustainable urban mobility policy analyst

We aim to recruit a senior/intermediate consultant with expertise in sustainable urban mobility policies to reinforce our specialised and dynamic team in the Milano office. More datails here.

Please send your CV, motivation letter and references to


TRT joins SLOCAT Partnership!

We are pleased to announce that TRT Trasporti e Territorio has joined the SLOCAT (Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport) Partnership. As the name of the initiative suggests, the partnership focuses on promoting and enabling collaborative knowledge and action for sustainable, low carbon transport.

SLOCAT is an international partnership involving more than 90 associations, transportation companies, universities, government agencies, and NGOs, cooperating to promote a more equitable, more resilient and healthier transport and mobility systems.

SLOCAT’s main activities include being active in international and local advocacy campaigns on sustainable transport and climate, participating and organizing peer-learning and capacity building initiatives, drafting thematic reports, guidelines and recommendations, etc.

Through this collaboration, TRT will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of sustainable and inclusive mobility at the global level, establish synergies with the partnership’s members and have access to a wide network of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders. In particular, TRT will collaborate with them by participating to development of reports and studies, sharing our work and results with partners working on similar issues, and much more.

New SUMP Topic Guide on Mobility Management

We are pleased to announce today’s publication of the new SUMP Topic Guide on Integrating Mobility Management for Public and Private Organisations into SUMPs, for which TRT is the main author.

How can we ensure that an increasing urban population does not translate into more traffic, congestion and pollution in European cities? Mobility management offers solutions to this issue. With its ‘soft approach’, mobility management is highly adaptable in promoting sustainable transport in different local circumstances.

With SUMPs and mobility management both seeking to achieve the same overall goal – namely the increased use of sustainable modes of transport – measures associated with mobility management form an essential part of any SUMP.

To support urban planners and transport practitioners in this process, a Topic Guide on Integrating Mobility Management for Public and Private Organisations into SUMPs has been developed by the third Policy Support Group of the CIVITAS initiative, which consisted of experts from five organisations (European Platform on Mobility Management, Klimaaktiv mobil, Tisséo Collectivités, Alba Iulia Municipality, Gdansk Municipality), the CIVITAS Policy Advisory Committee, and a group of stakeholders from the mobility management sector, with TRT as lead.

HARMONY Guidelines on Modelling tools for SUMPs in the new mobility era

Harmony modelling toolsDespite the acceleration of new mobility solutions and the increasing relevance of models in urban transport planning, particularly in the context of decarbonisation and climate neutrality, a clear, concise and up-to-date guidance document on modelling tools for the urban mobility planner’s community was missing.

TRT, as part of the WP8 (Process assessment, SUMPs recommendations and roadmaps) activities within the HARMONY project, drafted the document “Guidelines on Modelling tools for Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) in the new mobility era” whose aim is to provide local planning authorities with guidance on transport modelling applications in their SUMP implementation process, building on the concept of SUMP, as outlined by the European Commission’s Urban Mobility Package and described in detail in the European SUMP Guidelines 2.0 (second edition).

The project highlighted the importance of a bottom-up approach in urban planning, through the implementation of co-creation labs in six metropolitan areas (Athens, Oxfordshire, Rotterdam, Trikala, Turin, and Upper Silesian-Zaglebie Metropolis). Within this context, HARMONY Guidelines on Modelling tools are useful to assess new mobility technologies impacts in the urban environment, answering to questions related to transport models.

We are hiring!

  • 28 February 2023
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Milan, March 2023

Job profile: Junior/intermediate transport/energy economist

TRT aims to recruit a junior/intermediate consultant with knowledge in transport and energy economics and understanding of European transport and energy policies to reinforce our specialised and dynamic team in the Milano office. More datails here.

Please send your CV, motivation letter and references to


Harmony final conference

  • 28 February 2023
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The H2020 funded project HARMONY concludes with the final conference in Barcelona. 20 partners from 9 different countries worked together to enable metropolitan area authorities to lead a sustainable transition to a low-carbon new mobility era. The HARMONY Model Suite has been implemented by linking models at strategical, tactical and operational levels, leading to a spatial and multimodal planning tool. A mobile application – the MOBY App – has been developed to collect urban transport data, to be used in the Activity-Based model, one of the most recent modelling algorithms to simulate mobility habits.

The HARMONY Model Suite was developed and tested in 4 study areas (Rotterdam, Oxfordshire, Turin, and Athens), and the results have been used to build new guidelines and recommendations for the future Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans. The MOBY App was tested and used in Turin and Oxfordshire, whereas other three areas – Rotterdam and Trikala – hosted demonstrations. In Trikala an autonomous drone delivery system was tested to carry medicines in remote areas, meanwhile in Rotterdam the attention was on Rosie, an autonomous electric delivery robot.

TRT worked hard in the last years to develop strategic and operational models and integrate them in the Model Suite. We were also involved in the MOBY App testing and passenger survey in Turin metropolitan area. Moreover, TRT experts were leading the activities related to spatial and transport strategies for the SUMPs recommendations and guidelines.

During the final conference, all the models developed and integrated in the HARMONY Model Suite, alongside the MOBY App, the demonstrations, and SUMPs recommendations, have been presented to transport engineers, urban planners, and policy makers. It was an excellent opportunity to share the work done during the last 4 years and discuss about the future of urban mobility.

Harmony TRT Team

HARMONY Model Suite: uno strumento integrato per la pianificazione della mobilità sostenibile a Torino

New Mobility Patterns_coverTRT is happy to announce the publication of a broad study on new mobility patterns, describing the mobility choices of European citizens and how the urban logistics sector is developing in 16 EU cities. The study, conducted for the European Commission – DG MOVE, was commissioned to collect reliable and extensive data on passenger mobility, urban logistics, fleet composition, transport activity and traffic flows in Member States.

The passenger mobility survey showed that, on average, EU citizens travelled 27 km per day for an average duration of 80 minutes. The predominant means of transport in 2021 was the car, which was used for almost half of all trips. Excluding trips made by car, walking is the most popular way of moving around in most of the EU, with the Netherlands as a notable exception, where cycling is more popular. New mobility forms are gaining traction: ride-hailing (23%) and ride-sharing (12%) are attracting the most users; however, they are generally used on an occasional basis. The results of the survey were influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected travel behaviour and restricted travel options. Indeed, 64% of respondents found that the pandemic affected their mobility.

HARMONY Model Suite: an integrated platform for sustainable mobility planning in Turin

  • 4 November 2022
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WORKSHOP – Turin, November 14th, 2022 – 10.45-15.30



HARMONY is a European project funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 Programme. It began in June 2019 and is scheduled to end in February 2023. The consortium, coordinated by the University College of London, consists of 21 partners from 9 European countries. HARMONY’s main goal is to develop a new generation of harmonised spatial and multimodal transport planning tools which comprehensively model the dynamics of the changing transport sector and spatial organisation, enabling metropolitan area authorities to lead the transition to a low carbon new mobility era in a sustainable manner.

HARMONY H2020 Training Workshops

  • 26 October 2022
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The H2020 funded project HARMONY aims to develop a new generation of harmonised spatial and multimodal transport planning tools, to represent new forms of mobility for freight and people, enabling metropolitan areas authorities to lead the transition to a low carbon new mobility era in a sustainable manner.