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Last update: April 1, 2014


ECTRI, the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes, is an international non-profit organisation that was founded in April 2003. Its members are 24 major transport research institutes or universities from 19 European countries. Together, they account for more than 4000 European scientific and research staff in the field of transport.

ECTRI's aim is to help build the "European Research Area" (ERA) in transport by cooperation in thematic and process oriented thematic groups, task forces, Framework Programme projects, seminars and conferences.


ECTRI celebrated its 10th Anniversary

Evening reception with speeches by high level representatives in the field of transport research

October 8th, 2013
5:30–10:00pm, Brussels

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Focus on news

arrow ECTRI released its inputs to the International Transport Forum 2014 Annual Summit 'Transport for a changing world' in February 2014.


arrow ECTRI supports the Transport Research Arena -TRA 2014 “Transport Solutions: from Research to Deployement” organised by the French Ecology and Sustainable Developement Ministry and ECTRI Member Ifsttar, taking place in Paris, France on April 14-16, 2014.


arrow The 5th WliT Conference "Women's Issue in Transport - Bridging the Gap" organised by ECTRI Member Ifsttar is to be held on April 14-16, 2014 in Paris, France. This event supported by ECTRI aims at identifying and addressing issues specific to women’s use and involvement in the transportation system and to ensure that transportation systems meet women’s needs.


arrow ECTRI Member University of Zilina and CETRA – Centre for Transport Research organize the 22nd International Symposium EURO - Zel 2014 ‘Recent Challenges for European Railways’ on June 3-4, 2014 in Zilina, Slovak Republic.


arrow FERSI together with ECTRI and other key stakeholders organize a Conference on 'Ageing and Safe Mobility' on November 27-28, 2014 at the BASt premises in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany.


arrow The theme of the 2014 TRB Annual Meeting is 'Celebrating Our Legacy, Anticipating Our Future'. In the frame of the ECTRI-TRB Memorandum of Understanding, ECTRI has actively contributed through the organization of a number of ECTRI supported sessions.


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Latest publications

arrow ECTRI has released its epublication on ECTRI Members in FP7 and COST projects.

arrow The SARTRE4 project's final report entitled "European road users’ risk perception and mobility"is available online.

arrow The latest European Transport Research Review (ETRR) publication has been issued in March, 2014.




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