The National Guidelines on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) takes a fresh, forward-lookingapproachforarelativelynewfieldofactionbymunicipalitiesandtheirpartnersinKosovo.
TakingintoaccountexistingguidancefromtheEuropeanUnionandourrealexperiences from implementing SUMPs in Mitrovica South Municipality and Mitrovica North Municipality,theaimofthispublicationistoprovideguidanceondevelopingsustainable urban transportation systems. Why is this important for Kosovo? Sustainable urban mobility planning can improve the quality of life, social equity, transport accessibility, intermodal integration, economic viability, urban attractiveness, sustainability and environmental quality by ensuring that all people, businesses and other affected parties are involved and benefit from this process. The implementation of a SUMP would improve and harmonize the needs of all traffic participants for free and safe movementwhileenhancingcitizens livingcomfortandensuringabetterqualityoflife.It presents a strategy for efficient movement of people and transportation of goods and potential sources of funding towards the implementation of mobility investments by considering social, environmental and economic connectivity dimensions.