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ELMOS events & general info

ELMOS project ended on 30 April 2015 – Thank you!

The ELMOS project officially ended on 30 April 2015. The Lead Beneficiary, Rostocker Straßenbahn would like to thank all partners, associated organisations, external experts and further supporters of the project for valuable inspirations, excellent...

Series of ELMOS e-mobility handbooks completed

The series of ELMOS e-mobility handbooks has been completed with two further publications: -          An experience report on opening a fully automated pedelec rental system to (international)...

German demonstrator within the ELMOS project was presented at final conference of the research project INMOD on 26th February in Schwerin/Germany

On 26th of February the German demonstrator within the ELMOS project was presented at the final conference of the German research project “INMOD – Rural Transport and Electric Mobility” in Schwerin. Inmod was a research project of the University...

Review of the final All-partner meeting of the ELMOS project

On 14th October 2014, the final All-partner meeting of the ELMOS project was held in the Hanseatic City of Rostock/Germany. Partners from Karlskrona and Växjö in Sweden, from Gdansk, Malbork and Trabki Wielkie in Poland as well as from the Hanseatic...

ELMOS project will be presented at Energiting Sydost 2014 on 13th November in Alvesta/Sweden

On 13th of November the ELMOS project will be presented at 'Energiting sydost' which is an annual energy conference organised by Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden. Janette Heidenreich, project manager at the Rostocker Straßenbahn AG, will be...

Review on ELMOS Final Conference

Inspirations for electric mobilty in small and medium-sized cities On 15th October 2014, the final conference of the EU project ELMOS with about 50 participants from Germany, Poland and Sweden was held in Rostock-Warnemünde. Among many...

Inspiration for electric mobility in small and medium towns & cities - ELMOS Final conference on 15 -16 October in Rostock /Germany

The conference addresses ELMOS as well as “Mobile together” partners and further interested parties from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and South Baltic area like local authorities, public transport providers etc. English-German interpretation is provided...

Result of the ELMOS project will be presented on the Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning, 23-24 October in Gdynia / Poland

Joint Conference of the UBC Commission on Transportation and Commission on Environment and the City of Gdynia entitled „Baltic Sea Region advancing towards Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning” will be held in Gdynia (Poland) on 23-24th October 2014....

ELMOS projects introduced on the 5th Congress of Active Mobility in Gdansk

On September 11th, ELMOS forerunner cities presented tree of their e-mobility demonstrator actions on 5th Congress of Active Mobility in Gdansk (Poland). Apart from car pooling mixed with car sharing in Växjö and the reorganization of mobility...

Review: ELMOS Study visit to France

A study visit to French cities of Nantes and Paris was organised by the Polish Union of Active Mobility for a group of representatives of Polish local self-governments within the framework of the ELMOS project co-financed from resources of the South...

ELMOS Best practice survey, part II

Reports are now available online The task of the targeted research papers / expert studies is to screen and process the state-of-the-art within electric mobility for small and medium sized cities in Germany, Poland and Sweden. Their specific...

Review on the 3rd international expert conference and 3rd ELMOS all-partner meeting

The City of Växjö, the Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden and Rostocker Straßenbahn AG organized the international expert conference & 3rd ELMOS all-partner meeting.  ELMOS project partners and further interested local and regional...

ELMOS at Velo-city conference in Vienna in June

Round table to best practice survey and approach of the Hanseatic City of Rostock “How can pedelecs complement and extend public transport chains and services? Results of the “Best practice survey for supporting the design of public pedelec rental...

Best practice survey for supporting the design of public pedelec rental systems within the INTERREG IV A-project ELMOS:

Best practice compilation(s) is now available online The best practice survey was elaborated by Thomas Lewis from energiautark consulting gmbh (Vienna), in co-operation with Hannes Neupert from Extra Energy (Tanna) and Tim Birkholz from choice gmbh...

ELMOS project presentation on the South Baltic Programme Annual Event 2012 in Ronneby, Sweden

The South Baltic Programme Annual Event 2012 took place on 23-24 October 2012 in Ronneby, in Southeast Sweden. Under the motto “Going local, meeting your needs, connecting people and ideas” more than 120 participants from different EU countries...

Results of ELMOS Best Practice Survey presented on 2nd All-Partner Meeting in Malbork

More than 20 persons participate in the 2nd ELMOS all-partner-meeting, held in Malbork on 9-10 October 2012. The Municipality of Malbork, c. 60 kilometres from Gdansk, is one of the five forerunner cities who cooperate in the...

First Study Trip to Electric Mobility Model Regions in Germany

22 participants from Germany, Poland and Sweden attended the first study trip, on 23.-25. April 2012. The tour led to electric mobility model regions in Germany: Offenbach, Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Offenbach Anja Georgi (CEO of Nahverkehr in...

ELMOS kick-off meeting

Project kick-off-meeting took place on 13/14 Feb 2012 in Rostock, Germany. 18 participants from Germany, Poland and Sweden discussed next steps within the ELMOS project. In addition, they get inspirational lectures on electric mobility initiatives...

German project activities

ELMOS activities in Rostock successfully completed

With the political adoption of the e-mobility strategy and the opening of the 5th pedelec rental station in Warnemünde as the last steps, the ELMOS activities in the German forerunner city Rostock were successfully completed by 30 April 2015. ...

Pedelec rental stations of the demonstrator project on a digital map

On the website http://www.elros-leihen.de/ you can find an embedded map of Google Maps with all elros pedelec rental stations at a glance. Under the slogan “elros – electric mobility in Rostock” Rostocker Straßenbahn AG hat set up a fleet of 34...

Promotion of elros pedelec for tourists and day visitors in the Seaside resort Warnemünde

On April 10, the RSAG presented the elros pedelecs to tourists and day visitors in the Seaside resort Warnemünde. Interested people could test drive for free the new elros pedelecs. Day tickets for € 19 are available from April to October at the...

Promotion for tourism professionals „Fit for 2015“

On April 15, the Rostocker Straßenbahn AG (RSAG) presented their elros-p edelecs to tourism professionals of the Hanseatic City of Rostock. The invitation of urban tourism center was addressed to Concierge, sales representatives,...

The Hanseatic City of Rostock has adopted the e-mobility strategy as a framework to promote electric mobility and as a technical paper on the “Mobility Plan Future”

At the 25 of March the City Council of the Hanseatic City of Rostock adopted the e-mobility strategy which also includes an action plan “Electric Mobility”. By means of the electric mobility strategy and the action plan, the Hanseatic City of...

5th pedelec rental station of the Demonstrator ”elros – Elektromobilität in Rostock” is launched

Yesterday Rostocker Straßenbahn took the 5th pedelec rental stations in operation. The new station is located in the centre of the Seaside resort Rostock-Warnemünde - next to the Protestant church. The new pedelec rental station in...

The Hanseatic City of Rostock has elaborated the draft of the electric mobility strategy

The draft of the e-mobility strategy has been created in a participatory development process including the involvement of relevant stakeholders from local politics, business and various interest groups. In total, more than 50 experts were involved...

Integrated intermodal electric mobility strategy for the Hanseatic City of Rostock nearly completed

Under the responsibility of the local mobility coordinator of the Hanseatic City of Rostock the last step to completing the electric mobility strategy for the municipality was done with the finally meeting of the local project team on December, 9....

Second Electric Mobility Forum in Rostock

On November 7, 2014, nearly 50 experts from the city administration, associations, companies and research institutions participated in the second electric mobility forum at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce to Rostock.   The aims of...

Rostock participated at the joint Conference of UBC and City of Gdynia "Baltic Sea Region advancing towards sustainable urban mobility planning", 23-24 Oct 2014

The mobility coordinator of Rostock Mr Steffen Nozon has been invited to the conference to contribute the experiences from the Hanseatic City of Rostock concerning the planning process for the new masterplan for mobility - so called "Mobility...

Review of test rides of the elros pedelecs on the trade fair "RoBau" in Sept 2014

The Hanseatic City of Rostock participated in the fair „RoBau“ on 26th to 28th of September in Rostock. The RoBau has been the most successful construction fair in northeastern Germany. At the stand space we presented the project elros...

Reviwe of Climate Protection Day in the Hanseatic City of Rostock

This year, the Climate Protection Day took place during the European Mobility week on the 20th of September in the pedestrian zone near the “Kröpeliner Tor” of the Hanseatic City of Rostock. Together with colleagues from the municipality...

Demonstrator project “elros” nominated for E-Bike Award 2014

The National Cycling Plan (NRVP) 2020 and the coalition agreement of the new federal government provide for the integration of electric bicycles (Pedelecs) in existing mobility concepts. These Concepts will be rewarded with the E-Bike Award 2014....

More movement for everyday: elros Pedelec Road shows on 21 and 22 August 2014

Next week there are 2 elros pedelec road shows: August 21, from 13:00 to 17:00, in Rostock Lütten Klein on the BoulevardAugust 22, from 11:00 to 15:00, in Bad Doberan, on the square “Alexandrinenplatz”  Interested people can intensive test...

First Electric Mobility Forum in Rostock

On July 4, 2014, 40 experts from the city administration, associations, companies and research institutions participated in the first electric mobility forum at the “Energy meeting point” of the local energy supplier, Stadtwerke Rostock AG. The aim...

Demonstrator ”elros – Elektromobilität in Rostock” is launched

Today Rostocker Straßenbahn took 4 pedelec rental stations in operation. These stations belong to the new fully automated pedelec rental system of the Rostocker Straßenbahn AG – the demonstrator within the European project “ELMOS”. Two stations are...

Cycling connects - ELMOS at the Congress for Cycling promotion in the South Baltic and beyond

The Hanseatic City of Rostock as Lead Partner of the South Baltic EU-project abc.multimodal together with partners organized the conference: „Cycling connects – Cycling promotion in the South Baltic and beyond“ on 22nd - 23 rd of May 2014 in Rostock...

Construction of RSAG pedelec rental stations completed

»This week, three stations of the fully automated pedelec rental system of the Rostocker Straßenbahn AG were built up. One station is located in the district Rostock Lütten Klein, next to the customer service center of the Rostocker Straßenbahn AG....

Elaboration of an integrated intermodal electric mobility strategy

The local public authority of the Hanseatic City of Rostock is working on the elaboration of an integrated intermodal electric mobility strategy for the municipality.  Under the responsibility of the local mobility coordinator different...

First RSAG pedelec rental station in Reutershagen: Completed test operation successfully

Employees of RSAG, the city administration and the Stadtwerke Rostock AG, the local energy supplier, tested the interaction of pedelec charging station and rental software at the first rental station in Rostock-Reutershagen from mid-September to...

'Go-Live' for 1st pedelec rental station in Rostock-Reutershagen

On 16th of September the Go-Live for the first pedelec rental station of Rostocker Straßenbahn AG was announced to representatives of the press. The station is located at a junction in the western part of the Hanseatic City of Rostock. Participants...

Second preparatory survey – Determination of areas on the outskirts of Rostock for the new pedelec rental system

Complementing public transport chains and services by combining them with electric mobility offers new opportunities for the inhabitants and thus promotes a shift to intermodal and public transport in the same course. The Rostocker Straßenbahn AG is...

Study trip to the „Wedelecs“-Project near Hamburg

Three members of the ELMOS project group of RSAG visited the “Wedelecs”-project on 24 Oct 2012. They were invited by Mr Adam Krüppel, CEO of the Stadtwerke Wedel, energy provider of Wedel - a town with 30.000 inhabitants in the Northwest of Hamburg....

Preparatory survey - potentials of intermodal electric mobility in Rostock

The Rostocker Straßenbahn AG is currently carrying out a preparatory survey to identify the potential of intermodal electric mobility in the city of Rostock and in the surroundings. The announcement has been made in late March and was obtained to...

Polish project activities

Malbork buys further rental pedelecs - ELMOS activities completed

In December 2015, the Municipality of Malbork bought nine further pedelecs. They can be lent by inhabitants and guests from spring 2015 and in the coming years, e.g. at the “Sail & bike” rental station at Malrbork’s marina at the Nogat river....

Trabki Wielkie: ELMOS activities in ended in Dec 2014

With an update of the local (e-)bike map for inhabitants and tourists, which contains now also the new charging facilities for pedelecs, the Municipality of Trabki Wielkie finalised its ELMOS activities by 31 Dec 2014.  Please find an overview...

Value added of the Elmos project in the city of Szczecin

Provision of pedelecs by the PUMA association within the framework of the ELMOS project for the employees of the Szczecin City Office resulted in an increased interest of employees. The city decision makers, observing the financial benefits and time...

ELMOS project – an inspiration for the development of the Intelligent Specialization of the Pomeranian Voivodeship

38 entities, including private businesses, institutes of higher learning and NGOs established a partnership which filed a proposition to consider electric mobility as an important aspect of the Intelligent Specialization of the Pomeranian...

Review: Smart Mobility Festival - 11-13th September 2014

The participants of the 5th Congress of Active Mobility in Gdansk, besides taking part in theoretical sessions, could also test electrically powered vehicles at a specially prepared exhibition. Domestic and foreign exhibitors offered over 40 types...

Review: Electrified participants of the 5th Congress of Active Mobility in Gdansk

On 11th and 12th September the fifth edition of the Congress of Active Mobility was held in the Amber Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre. This event, the largest such congress in Central Europe devoted to the promotion of reshaping towns and...

Review: E-mobility seminar in the Warmian and Mazurian region

On 8th October 2014 the Polish Union of Active Mobility (PUMA) organised e-mobility workshop for the representatives of the city of Elblag and the Regional Office of the Marshall’s Office of the Warmian-Mazurian region. Within the framework of...

Trabki Wielkie in International Congress of Active Mobility 2014

A representative of the municipality of Trabki Wielkie took part in International Congress of Active Mobility. The event took place on 11-12.09.2014 in Gdansk Congress and Exhibition Centre  AMBEREXPO....

Electric mobility strategy in Trabki Wielkie

The commune of Trabki Wielkie has an electric mobility strategy for the years 2014-2020.The strategy includes the general characteristics of the municipality, SWOT analysis, mission, vision and strategic goals.The full version of the strategy will...

Induction loops in Trabki Wielkie

The municipality of Trabki Wielkie has two induction loops in Sobowidz and in Postolowo. Thanks to induction loops it is easier to get to know about cycling habits of the citizens.The device automatically counts the movement of...

Attractive space form in the Municipality of Trabki Wielkie

Bicycle rack with decorative trumpets is located in front of the Municipal Office.It is suitable for pedelecs and traditional bicycles. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Charging station for electric bicycles in the municipality of Trabki Wielkie

The municipality of Trabki Wielkie has a charging station for electric bicycles. Charging station was opened for public.It is located at the Municipal Office Building. Residents and travellers can recharge pedelecs for free....

Smart Mobility Festival – Festival of Intelligent Mobility

From 11th to 13th September 2014 the Polish Union of Active Mobility (PUMA) invites all residents of Gdansk and visitors to the AmberExpo Exhibition and Convention Centre at the Zaglowa Street No. 11 to the “Smart Mobility Festival” (Festival of...

5th Congress of Active Mobility is approaching …

The city of Gdansk and the Polish Union of Active Mobility (PUMA) extend their invitation to take part in the 5th edition of the Congress which looks for solutions and promotes the achievements of local self-governments increasing the share of...

Review: E-mobility workshop in Szczecin

On 27th June 2014 e-mobility workshop was organised by the Polish Union of Active Mobility in the seat of the Szczecin City Office within the framework of the ELMOS project financed from the Southern Baltic Programme. The workshop consisted in a...

Cycling Event in Trabki Wielkie: “Cool Librarian – Cycling to school”

On 20 th of May 2014 there was a cycling event in Trabki Wielkie. It was a third edition of the event which is called „Cool Librarian – Cycling to school”. Children from local schools and libraries rode a bicycle to check  points. The...

New pedelec for residents of the Commune of Trabki Wielkie

With the arrival of April and nice weather the bicycle season starts. The Commune of Tr?bki Wielkie bought one new pedelec this year. Now, the residents of Tr?bki Wielkie can rent 3 pedelecs. For the residens of the Commune of Tr?bki Wielkie rental...

ELMOS PROJECT on INTRASME Polish Roadshow

On the 3rd of February 2014 the INTRASME Polish Roadshow was held in Warsaw. INTRASME (Innovative Transport SME Support Action) is a project funded by the European Commission through the Seventh Framework Programme. The project is aiming at...

Looking back on the 3rd Congress of Active Mobility in Gdansk

On 6-7th September 2012 the Third Congress of Active Mobility was held in the AmberExpo Exhibition and Convention Centre in Gdansk, organised by the City of Gdansk and the Polish Union of Active Mobility (PUMA). The Active Mobility Congress was...

„E-Bike Fridays” - promotion of electrically assisted bikes in Malbork and Trabki Wielkie

From August until October 2012 the Polish Union of Active Mobility (PUMA) carried out a social campaign under the logo of „E-Bike Fridays”. The campaign was intended to attract the attention of the inhabitants of Pomerania to the benefits resulting...

Pedelec testing phase in Malbork

The Municipality of Malbork has acquired three pedelecs from Pomeranian Association Common Europe within „ELMOS – Introducing electric mobility as intermodal transport mean in small & medium cities of the South Baltic area” project. "We...

Swedish project activities

Växjö: Last works further upgrade the e-car pool & pedelec rental – ELMOS activities completed by 30 April 2015

By 30 April 2015, the City of Växjö completed last works related to ELMOS. The charging facilities for the e-car pool were extended and improved. Furthermore, the city bought eight more pedelecs for use by citizens and municipal employees. With...

Karlskrona: ELMOS project ended – actions to foster electric mobility continue

The local ELMOS activities in Karlkrona were officially finalised by 31 Dec 2014. However, the actions to make e-mobility an integrated and important part of transport within the municipality continue. Basis for them is Karlskrona`s electric...

Review of the conference "EnergiTing Sydost 2014"

The 13th of November 2014, the Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden arranged EnergiTing Sydost for the fourth time. With over 130 officials, experts and politicians participating, it is the largest energy conference in the region. As usual, the...

Handbook about the ELMOS projects in Sweden

A Swedish handbook containing information, best practises and suggestions of how to boost e-mobility in smaller city regions are now available via the ELMOS project.   You can download the Swedish Handbook here...

Review of regional conference during European Mobility week 2014 in Karlskrona

The ELMOS project was showcased as a good example at a regional conference during the European Mobility week 2014 in Kalmar (Sweden), organised by the Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden. Ulf Hansson (Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden) presented a...

Good results in the bicycle companies competition 'Sydost Trampar'

In this year’s version of the annual bicycle challenge 'Sydost Trampar' 7 % of the total distance biked were e-bike kilometres. It is a 5 % increase since the last year. Sydost Trampar is a bicycle challenge for companies.The challenge is simple,...

Municipality of Karlskrona is testing an electric bus

Today we started to test an electric bus in Karlskrona. This test will be during some weeks and is one of many new ways to work with electric mobility in the municipality of Karlskrona. This bus is made for 100% electricity and is made in China,...

Hybrid buses started to traffic Karlskrona city streets

During the fall 9 hybrid buses started to traffic Karlskrona city streets. Shortly a battery operated electric bus will be tested in city traffic as well. The buses are produced by Volvo and it is the local public transport company that is in charge...

Information Campaign about pedelecs in Karlskrona

During the fall Karlskrona municipality have conducted a campaign to inform local public organizations about pedelecs. Many have shown interest and Blekinge county board have now bought a pedelec for staff...

Review of: Launch of Karlskrona municipality’s first electric carpool

There are different types of EVs in the municipal operations; among them are pedelecs and hybrid cars. With the launch of Karlskrona municipality’s first electric carpool, on the 26th of September 2014, we can also add electric cars to the...

Review of: Pedelecs test during the European Mobility Day in Karlkrona

At the European Mobility day in Karlskrona on the 20th of September 2014, we informed about the ELMOS project and pedelecs. Many tested pedelecs and had an enjoyable experience as well as saw its possibilities. The theme of the event was “No...

Review of: Pedelec Road Show in the spring 2104

The spring of 2014 saw an extensive road show in the south part of Sweden with information and demonstration of various types of electric vehicles. In Karlskrona this was implemented on the 14th of March. Around 300 people attended, many of which...

The city of Växjö has adopted transport plan which also includes an e-mobility strategy

At the 21 of October the City council in Växjö adopted the transport plan which also includes an e-mobility strategy. The plan describes how the City of Växjö will work towards creating an effective, sustainable and safe transport system and...

The results from the ELMOS projects where presented at the board meeting for UBC

A presentation of the results from ELMOS project was held during the board meeting for UBC, Union of the Baltic cities, in Växjö in 28-29 October. Each participating cities in ELMOS have their own approach of introduction of electro mobility as an...

Elmos 2.0

The 20th of August the city of Växjö inaugurated its open carpool consisting of two electric cars and launched the new website www.travelgreen.se . About forty persons came to find out more about the project and the carpool. Since the inauguration...

Review: ELMOS on the Swedish National Bicycle Conference in June 2014

The Swedish National Bicycle Conference in June is the biggest event in Sweden concerning bicycles and arranged by Swedish Finnish transport agency. The City of Växjö was invited to the Conference to present ELMOS and the activities to introduce...

New pedelec garage at Växjö station area

Pedelec garage was opened for public the 15th of June. The pedelec garage is situated at Växjö station area, very close to busses and trains. It offers space for 62 bikes and is equipped with loading facilities for pedelecs, lockers and a bicycle...

City of Växjö presents the ELMOS-project at the ECOMM 2013 conference in Gävle

The topic of this conference is Smart choices require easy access – making sustainable transport a part of everyday life. Target of the ECOMM conference  (29-31 May 2013 in Gävle, Sweden) is, to share local initiatives and results through...

New mobility service in the City of Växjö: pedelecs "Elcykla"

The City of Växjö started this month with a new mobility service: pedelecs as simple and comfortable vehicle in the everyday transport. The municipality bought 28 pedelecs for their lending system in Växjö and three more for special events and road...

Start of pedelec lending in Växjö

The traffic department of the City of Växjö will start lending out pedelecs at the 25th of march and during a 3 week-period about 30 branded pedelecs will be seen on the streets in Växjö. After those three weeks another 30 people will lend the...

On and about pedelecs and cars in Southeast Sweden

Using expertise gathered during the ELMOS project until now, Camille Delepierre from the Energy Agency for Southeast Sweden presented pedelecs and European good examples about pedelecs’ hyring systems. This happened during the yearly Energy...

Great interest in pedelecs and bicycle garage at the station area in Växjö

A survey among 1, 000 people who commute or could commute to/from the station area shows that approximately 700 are potential stakeholders to a parking lot in a secured bicycle garage. Out of those more than 400 don’t go by bike regularly but would...

Växjö - Event to European mobility week

The pictures are from our latest event about traffic- and climate held at the big square in Växjö where we also promoted ELMOS. It was held at the 22´nd of September as a part of the European mobility week. Unfortunately it rained heavily during the...

European Mobility Week in Southeast Sweden

Most of the municipalities in Southeast Sweden been lifting sustainable mobility for their citizens during the European Mobility Week that takes place every year from 16th to 22nd of September. 10 of the 29 municipalities in the region choose to...