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Sustainable mobility for the last mile in tourism regions


Project title: Sustainable mobility for the last mile in tourism regions
Project acronym: LAST MILE
Financing: Interreg Europe 2014-2020
Lead partner: Environment Agency Austria
Partner SK: Agency for the Support of Regional Development Košice
Other partners:

- East Tyrol Regional Management, Austria

- Club "Sustainable Development of Civil Society" - Club SDCS, Bulgaria

- Government of Catalonia, Spain

- Upper Sûre Nature Park, Luxemburg

- Regional Office for Spatial Planning of Westpomeranian Voivodeship (RBGP), Poland

Cooperation: The project will be realised with close cooperation of transport and tourism department of the Košice Self-governing Region
Project duration:

Phase 1 (30 months): 01.04.2016 – 30.09.2018

Phase 2 (24 months): 01.10.2018 – 30.09.2020


Project description:

The aim of the LAST MILE project is to create a base for implementation of a regional flexible transport system in the tourism regions (in our case in the Košice region) that must be effective in terms of sources and financing and will serve not only tourists but also inhabitants of the tourism regions, will utilise existing structure and innovative technology at the same time. The availability of information and its integration into tourist and transport information systems is another important aspect that the project will address.


Project will be carried out in 2 phases:

Phase 1 (30 months) – analysis of the technical state-of-the-art of our regional transport system including existing solutions of flexible transport for the "last mile" and analysis of the national legal, institutional and economic framework conditions for flexible transport system and identification of gaps and barriers for implementation; preparation of action plan based on lessons learned from the experience exchange with necessary involvement of stakeholders groups.  


Phase 2 (24 months) – implementation and monitoring of proposed measured. 


Benefits of the project:

The project will contribute to the development of the region and the beneficiaries will be: 

- tourists who will utilise the improved accessibility to remote tourist destinations by flexible transport system

- local inhabitants who will be able to utilise integrated solutions in remote tourist destinations.

Last but not least, the project will promote the flexible public transport system in the region.

You can find more information on the project at the project website: 
Information about relevant project activities are under in th list of news:  
Outputs of the phase 1:
1. regional action plan
2. brochure

pdf  Presentation Last Mile