The Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018), took place in Vienna, Austria from 16-19 April 2018.
ECTRI was active in TRA 2018 preparation by being member of the Management Committee representing ETRA (European Transport Research Alliance).
ECTRI was present at the Exhibition Area with a stand where the Association, its projects, activities and the ETRR Journal were promoted.
Furthermore, ECTRI president, Prof M. Robinson, Rapporteur of the conference, presented the conclusions at the closing ceremony.
ECTRI members were also involved in a great number of scientific and technical sessions of the conference. SETRIS project final results and brochure were presented and promoted in several sessions, in particular in a Strategic Session “Towards a Truly Integrated Transport System”. This session addresses urban and long distance transport system integration with a keynote speech of SETRIS coordinator and ECTRI President, Prof Mark Robinson. Read the SETRIS final publication. An Invited Session “Modal Synergies for Future Mobility” – was also jointly organised by the SETRIS project (http://newrail.org/setris/) and the MOBILITY4EU project (www.mobility4eu.eu/). Both projects aimed at contributing to the vision of a connected Europe, by setting the stage for a truly integrated passenger transport system.