Economics & Policy

Moderator: Elisabete Arsenio (LNEC)

Rapporteurs: Afroditi Anagnostopoulou (CERTH-HIT), Anu Tuominen (VTT), Mirko Goletz (DLR)

Composition: 42 experts from 26 Institutes

The scope of the Economics and Policy Thematic Group is : transport policy evaluation; cost-benefit analysis and social acceptance of emerging transport technologies/new mobility services; socio-technical transition/societal changes and policy impact assessment; business models for transport deployment; and financing transport, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and regulation.


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Publication of Position Papers

Participation in Conferences and other events

  • Contribution and involvement in the TRA Conference 2022 Programme Committee Executive Board
  • Cooperation with the EC, the EIB and the UN at COP26 Glasgow (Sustainable Innovation Forum/Transportation innovation for net zero trajectories)
  • Participation in the EIB Workshop “Public consultation on the revision of the EIB’s Transport Lending Policy” (October 14, 2021)
  • E. Arsenio (TG moderator) guest speaker to the TPS special session “Growing and Improving Transport Planning Skills across Europe”, at ETC 2021, online
  • Participation to EC Workshops – Consultation workshop on the new EU urban mobility initiative: Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) and Mobility Management (June 24, 2021)
  • Two Invited Sessions at TRA 2014 on – “Passenger travel behaviour changes in cities and metropolitan areas: What are the emerging challenges to transport policy in Europe?” ; on –“Towards an Efficient Roads Safety Public Policy? Insights from Economic Theory (part 1) and Case Studies (part 2), Paris, April 2014
  • International Transport Forum, Leipzig, 2013
  • Workshop on financial Instruments in cities in a period of recession, Amsterdam, October 2012

EU funded projects