Welcome to the MARA project

MARA – Mobility and Accessibility in Rural Areas – is a European project funded by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme. It is being put into practice between January 2019 and June 2021. 

It aims to improve the accessibility and mobility in touristic remote areas of the Baltic Sea Region by increasing the capacity of transport actors. MARA aims to crosscheck the actual mobility demand of residents and tourists with current mobility offers.

MARA is developing several mobility mapping tools and alternative mobility pilot cases in its partner regions. Have a look here to find out more about the cases.

Click here to discover our project partners and contact them.

  

Latest news

MARA presented at the VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development for the Baltic Sea Region

MARA presented at the VASAB Committee on Spatial Planning and Development for the Baltic Sea Region

The MARA partners presented the MARA project on Friday 5th November

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Final MARA Conference

Final MARA Conference

The project partners celebrated the end of the MARA journey in style on Wednesday 3rd November, 09:00 – 12:30 CET

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Join us on Nov 3rd for the MARA Final Conference!

Join us on Nov 3rd for the MARA Final Conference!

Join us on 3rd November from 09:00-12:30am CET for the MARA final conference, where the project outputs will be showcased along with presentations from guest speakers in complementary projects including MAMBA and YOUMOBIL.

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It's time to get moving! Ideas for new mobility solutions in rural areas (MARA)

It's time to get moving! Ideas for new mobility solutions in rural areas (MARA)

Vidzeme Planning Region offers ideas for new mobility solutions in rural areas 

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12th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

12th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Viktor Skrickij will be presenting at the 12th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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MARA Round Table: Preparing for Autonomous Mobility in Rural Areas

MARA Round Table: Preparing for Autonomous Mobility in Rural Areas

Join us on 8th September from 9-11am CET for the webinar/round table on our mobility in rural areas: How can new autonomous technologies improve the mobility for all in rural areas and what are the steps needed for their implementation?

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MARA Webinar 8th June 2021

MARA Webinar 8th June 2021

On 8 June 2021, MARA partners organized a webinar with the aim to share experiences among projects and project partners and discuss drivers and barriers to flexible forms of transport services in remote areas.

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MARA-Miranda Workshop on 15 June @ 13:00-15.30 CET

MARA-Miranda Workshop on 15 June @ 13:00-15.30 CET

The project MARA is coming to an end has established an intensive cooperation with the Miranda project.

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New article: Spatial interpolation of mobile positioning data for population statistics

New article: Spatial interpolation of mobile positioning data for population statistics

One of the MARA project partners, the University of Tartu, has just published an article on spatial interpolation of mobile positioning data for population statistics. 

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4th MARA Partner Meeting took place online as a virtual event

4th MARA Partner Meeting took place online as a virtual event

Despite the planned visit to Vidzeme in Latvia, MARA Partners had to meet online due to current epidemilogical situation and related restrcitions. The video conference meeting took place on 8-9 September 2020.

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Get an insight into the approaches to mobility analysis, watch the video-presentations by MARA partners from Mobile Tartu conference 2020.

Get an insight into the approaches to mobility analysis, watch the video-presentations by MARA partners from Mobile Tartu conference 2020.

The conference Mobile Tartu 2020 focused on the theoretical and methodological aspects of the use of various mobility data and the application of these data in statistics, in smart city and transportation development, and human mobility research.

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Check out the latest scientific publication by the MARA partner University of Tartu

Check out the latest scientific publication by the MARA partner University of Tartu

We are glad to share with you a recent publication in relation to MARA project. 

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