Master the Urban Mobility Transition

Evaluating innovative sustainable mobility solutions throughout Europe

The Horizon 2020 project MEISTER, which took place from 2019 to 2021, involved the demonstration of seven novel business cases promoting sustainable mobility in the three pilot cities of Málaga, Berlin and Stockholm.

IKEM conducted a comprehensive impact assessment to measure what these seven business cases imply for the economy, the environment, society, and the energy and transport system, in compliance with the CIVITAS SATELLITE process and impact evaluation framework. The methodology of the impact assessment combined an analysis of city-level and pilot-site specific indicators with business-as-usual forecasting, control site analysis, and the evaluation of end user and pilot site leader surveys.

This website (also available as a poster) presents the keys findings of the impact assessment for each business case. A comprehensive presentation of the findings can be found on the MEISTER website. The more qualitative findings of the social impact of the business cases are also outlined there in more detail.





(1) D. Engels, E. de Wachter and T. Breemersch, “CIVITAS 2020 process and impact evaluation framework,” CIVITAS Satellite, Brussels, 2020.

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(3) ADAC, “Renault Clio im ADAC Test: So gut ist der Polo-Konkurrent,” 23 March 2021. (Online). Available: (Accessed 5 February 2022).

(4) Statista, “Durchschnittlicher Preis für Superbenzin in Deutschland in den Jahren 1972 bis 2021,” 19 January 2022. (Online). Available: (Accessed 5 February 2022).

(5) SpreeAuto, “Fahrzeuge im Detail – Renault ZOE,” 15 October 2021. (Online). Available: (Accessed 16 October 2021).

(6) T. Zeinlinger, “So teuer sind Stellplätze in Deutschlands Großstädten,” Wirtschaftswoche, 2019.

(7) C. Mayer, “„In einigen Städten sind wir krass hinter den Erwartungen zurückgeblieben“: Bahn-Tochter Clevershuttle ändert Strategie radikal,” Business Insider, 23 October 2020.

(8) Volkswagen Newsroom, “Volkswagen and Schwarz Group to be strategic e-partners,” 19 June 2019. (Online). Available: (Accessed 5 February 2022).

(9) T. Shibayama, F. Sandholzer, B. Laa and T. Brezina, “Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on commuting – A multi-country perspective,” European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 70-93, 2021.

(10) RED ELÉCTRICA DE ESPANA, “Generación,” 7 February 2022. (Online). Available: (Accessed 7 February 2022).

(11) M. Nicholas and S. Wappelhorst, “Spain’s electric vehicle infrastructure challenge: How many chargers will be required in 2030,” International Council on Clean Transportation Working Papers, vol. 1, no. 3, p. 25, 2021.

(12) Estudio 7, “Preparation of a logistics study in compliance with the requirements of the MEISTER project,” SMASSA, Málaga, 2020.

(13) Wolrd Economic Forum, “The Future of the Last-Mile Ecosystem,” Geneva, 2020.

(14) M. Weiss, K. C. Cloos and E. Helmers, “Kompromisse bei der Energieeffizienz bei kleinen bis großen Elektrofahrzeugen,” Umweltwissenschaften Europa, no. 32, 2020.

(15) S. Narayanan and C. Antoniou, “Electric cargo cycles – A comprehensive review,” Transport Policy, no. 116, pp. 278-303, 2022.

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(17) AutoData, “Updated car specifications database,” 5 February 2022. (Online). Available: (Accessed 5 February 2022).

(18) MotorEU, “Mitsubishi i-MiEV WLTP, MPG, Fuel consumption,” 31 December 2016. (Online). Available: (Accessed 5 February 2022).

(19) RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, “Recommendations for Charging Infrastructure in Stockholm County,” Stockholm Stadt, Stockholm, 2021.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No. 769052.