Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans are being developed in the Czech Republic as everywhere throughout Europe. Although formally fine and being approved on a regular basis, their original meaning has been misunderstood. This is also the reason why the impacts of SUMPs on everyday life are minimal in Czech towns and cities.
The SUMP development is based on demographic conditions, on national legislation, funding options, exchange of experience, and the awareness level concerning urban mobility and related problems. Understanding purpose is a key precondition to further success. Existing plans often fail to meet minimum quality standards due to a lack of understanding for the concept.
Czech towns and cities that have already developed or are developing their SUMP: