ETRR Special Issue “Highlights of the 2020 TRA conference”

The Transport Research Arena (TRA) is the foremost European transport event that covers all transport modes and all aspects of mobility. Occurring biennially, it attracts 3,000 attendees from all over Europe and beyond. TRA2020 was planned to take place in Helsinki on 27–30 April on the theme “Rethinking transport – towards clean and inclusive mobility”.

For the first time a Journal review track was organised, and the best research papers published in a special issue in ETRR. Despite the Conference being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to announce that the valuable scientific work from the Conference is still available in this special issue.

From the 23 articles published, 8 articles are authored or co-authored by ECTRI Members:

Freight distribution in urban areas: a method to select the most important loading and unloading areas and a survey tool to investigate related demand patterns

Prevalence and factors associated with pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries: case Finland

User rating and acceptance of attention-adaptive driver safety systems

The impact of driving homogeneity due to automation and cooperation of vehicles on uphill freeway sections

Mobility styles and car sharing use in Europe: attitudes, behaviours, motives and sustainability

Robust methods and conditional expectations for vehicular traffic count analysis

Forecasts of future scenarios for airport noise based on collection and processing of web data

Subsidising urban and sub-urban transport – distributional impacts