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EC starts tender for assessing, improving accessibility of urban areas.

(SeeNews) - Aug 12, 2014 -A The European Commission's (EC) Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport has launched an open tender for assessing and improving the accessibility of urban areas, with an estimated value of the deal of EUR 200,000 (USD 267,000), excluding VAT.

The study targets to improve the understanding of urban accessibility and road congestion, and support a debate on the issue in order to improve the functioning of urban areas and make the transport system more resource efficient.

Urban accessibility refers to the ease of reaching goods, services, activities and destinations in urban areas. It includes factors such as mobility options, travel information, transport network connectivity, land-use patterns and cost for both passengers and freight, the EC specified in the contract notice.

The contract period is 24 months from the award. Bids or participation requests will be accepted by 1600 local time on September 22, 2014. The bids may be written in any EU official language, according to the contract notice with document number 272367-2014 published on Saturday in the EU's Tenders Electronic Daily (TED).

(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.337)

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