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ECTRI has issued a position paper on the second H2020 Transport Workprogramme (2016-2017) which was submitted to the European Commission' services. ECTRI calls for a new guiding theme, "Towards an integrated transport system" and proposes five main areas of research for advancing an integrated transport system.
The latest issue of European Transport Research Review (ETRR) was published in December, 2014.
ECTRI President G. Giannopoulos attended the FEHRL 25th anniversary ceremony which took place on November 13, 2014, in Sterrebeek, Belgium. He presented his view about “Enhancing cooperation between European and International Transport Research Organisations”.
The biannual ECTRI General Assembly meeting was hosted by HIT and took place in Thessaloniki, Greece on November 17 - 18, 2014.
ECTRI coorganises with other key stakeholders a Conference on 'Ageing and Safe Mobility' on November 27 - 28, 2014 at the BASt premises in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. ECTRI has nominated the key speaker Rob Methorst, Senior Advisor Safety from Rijkswaterstaat. Björn Peters, Senior Research Leader at VTI is co-chairing the Human Factors Session. The registration is open and the programme is available online.
ECTRI supports the Guide2Wear project that is granted within the ERA-NET transport flagship call initiative 2013 “Future Travelling”. It is led by ECTRI member Fraunhofer, with the participation of ECTRI member VTI and the interactions with ECTRI Thematic Group on Mobility. The project was launched beginning of July 2014. The main objective of Guide2Wear is to evaluate the potential of wearable devices for future travel services.
ECTRI members AIT, DLR and UPM supports the European Electric Vehicle Congress “Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles are ready: Challenges, Opportunities and Outlook” to be held in Brussels, Belgium on December 2 – 5, 2014.
The next ECTRI Freight and Logistics Thematic Group meeting takes place at the ECTRI premises in Brussels, Belgium on December 4 - 5, 2014.
ETRA, the European Transport Research Alliance, produces a report on "Education and Training issues for the transport researchers of the future". The next ETRA Plenary session will take place on December 11th, at FEHRL's office in Brussels. More information about the Alliance: www.etralliance.eu
The TRB 94th Annual Meeting "Corridors to the Future: Transportation and Technology" will be held in Washington D.C., USA on January 11 - 15, 2015. The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 4,500 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops.
TRB organises a conference on Transportation for Sustainability which will be held on May 7 - 8, 2015 in Washington DC.
ECTRI member DLR organizes the 4th International Conference on Transport, Atmosphere and Climate on 22 - 25 June, 2015 in Bad Kohlgrub, Germany. The deadline for abstract submission is February 2015.
ECTRI has released its epublication on ECTRI Members in FP7 and COST projects.
All European Transport Research Review (ETRR) publications can be found here.