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2017

The University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC) joins STA

UTC is both a French national university and an engineering school, with autonomous training and pedagogy and an innovation-intensive, interdisciplinary technological research program. UTC produces graduates (engineers, Master’s degree, PhDs) capable of taking into account the interactions of technologies with Mankind and Society at large and

The University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC) joins STA

STA welcomes a new member: Transpolis

TRANSPOLIS is the unique smart city lab in Europe dedicated to innovative transportation systems and road equipment. TRANSPOLIS offers a 200-acre site for the reinvention of urban mobility solutions through systemic innovation and strategic partnerships. TRANSPOLIS S.A.S. is a privately held services company created in 2011

STA welcomes a new member: Transpolis

A ROAD SAFETY TECHNICAL FORUM IS HELD IN COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT OF CAMEROON

On 13 and 14 June 2017, representatives of the public sector, engineering companies and road safety associations met in Yaoundé, Cameroon, for a two-day Road Safety Technical Forum. This free event was organised by STA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport of Cameroon, and

A ROAD SAFETY TECHNICAL FORUM IS HELD IN COLLABORATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT OF CAMEROON

2016

‘Earmarking fiscal income to transport infrastructure funding’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

Today the cost of providing transport infrastructure is met directly through user charges, or indirectly through taxation. In the case of closed systems (rail, aviation), users pay for the infrastructure as a part of their overall transport charge. For open systems, primarily roads, there is

‘Earmarking fiscal income to transport infrastructure funding’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

‘Safe and secure?’ an article by Mr. Patrick Asimus in anticipation to the forthcoming French presidential elections

Every year road accidents cause more than 3,600 fatalities and over 5,000 injuries in France. Furthermore in 2016 road fatalities increased by 3.1 per cent compared to the previous year. Notwithstanding, this situation is more or less the same across Europe so the time has

‘Safe and secure?’ an article by Mr. Patrick Asimus in anticipation to the forthcoming French presidential elections

STA, involved in the EC Acceleration Programme ‘frontierCities2 – Another Level of Impact’

The Smart Transportation Alliance (STA) will participate in the 24-month project ‘frontierCities2 – Another level of impact’, an EC-funded acceleration programme focused on FIWARE-supported solutions in the Smart Cities area. In particular, STA will lead the project’s Grant Management activities. FIWARE is a middleware platform,

STA, involved in the EC Acceleration Programme ‘frontierCities2 – Another Level of Impact’

2015

2016 STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards Programme available

Following the postponement of the date initially planned due to the security situation in Belgium, we are glad to announce the Programme for the 1st STA Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony is available for download here. This one-day landmark event brings together key opinion leaders

2016 STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards Programme available

STA Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems holds fourth meeting in 2015

A fourth meeting of the Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems was held last 3 December 2015. The meeting served to review the progress held towards the implementation of the ambitious roadmap of innovative measures promoted by STA members in the field of safety barriers.

STA Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems holds fourth meeting in 2015

STA Welcomes a New Member: Global Design Technology (GDTECH)

GDTECH is specialised in crash and dynamic analyses of systems. In particular, they focus on Road Restraint Systems. They are recognised for the calculation of Road Restraint Systems (EN1317) products (such as safety barriers). They have over 5 years of technical experience and have successfully completed more than 30 crash

STA Welcomes a New Member: Global Design Technology (GDTECH)