City-to-City pairings

City-to-city pairings

Through the IUC programme, cities and regions across Europe have entered into partnerships on sustainable development with counterparts from around the globe. For a full list of city pairings so far, see the table below:

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Country
EU City
Link
Paired city
Country

Vila Nova de Famalicão

Fort Collins

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Population

133 832

Area

201.6 km2

Mayor

Paulo Cunha


Citycommunications at English Wikipedia [CC BY 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

Population

164 207

Area

147.8 km2

Mayor

Wade Troxell


Topics

Circular economyInclusive and sustainable economic growthSustainable production/consumption
Sustainable use of land and nature-based solutionsUrban mobility

Sustainable Development Goals


Description

The Portuguese city of Vila Nova de Famalicão is working with the US city of Fort Collins to achieve sustainable urban mobility and climate resilience, and increase citizen engagement.

Through technical visits and knowledge sharing the two cities will be able to focus on improving active transportation. Promotion and inclusion of cycling and pedestrian models.

Implementation

Delegates from Fort Collins visited Vila Nova to support the city to develop a mobility plan for cycling.