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2018

frontierCities2 Market Acceleration Grant (MAG) 2 call closed on 31 January 2018

Following the project’s consortium meeting held on 23 January 2018 and the subsequent two-day bootcamp hosted by STA at the B19 Country Club in Brussels, the Market Acceleration Grant (MAG)2 call closed on 31 January 2018. Out of the 160+ applications opened through the FundingBox

frontierCities2 Market Acceleration Grant (MAG) 2 call closed on 31 January 2018

SMARTI ETN: Training programme for 15 researchers starts

The network-wide-training programme of SMARTI ETN was launched in 2017 under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Research Fellowship programme (MSCA). After a number of preparatory months, all 15 researchers selected have started their PhDs across European universities. Fellows will spend the next 3 years working alongside roads and railways experts on the development and improvement of their

SMARTI ETN: Training programme for 15 researchers starts

New STA by-laws adopted

On 18 December 2017, a signing act formalised the decision adopted during the last STA General Meeting to transfer the association’s headquarters to Brussels, Belgium. Upon approval of the Belgian Government, the statute of STA as an international non-for-profit association (AISBL) under Belgian Law will be officially endorsed.

New STA by-laws adopted

2017

The Spanish Motorcyclists’ Association, Asociación Mutua Motera, joins STA

Founded in March 2002, Asociación Mutua Motera (AMM) is a not-for-profit advocacy organisation based in Granada (Spain), representing Spanish motorcyclists’ rights and interests. Among its activities, AMM seeks to improve road safety by promoting the implementation of norms and regulations that further take into account the

The Spanish Motorcyclists’ Association, Asociación Mutua Motera, joins STA

Apply for the Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures European Training Network (SMARTI ETN) until 31 May 2017

The Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures European Training Network (SMARTI ETN) will bring together a stimulating platform where key stakeholders of the transport infrastructure sector will work alongside world-wide experts in smartening of systems (developers of high-tech sensors, advanced monitoring equipment, automated structures, etc.,)

Apply for the Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures European Training Network (SMARTI ETN) until 31 May 2017

STA launches its member-only Intelligence Report

STA launched the first issue of its Intelligence Report, a monthly gazette that will be circulated exclusively to STA’s Members. The Intelligence Report complements our STA In Action and Smart Transportation monthly journals and is structured in four main sections: News, Funding, Reports & Publications and Events.

STA launches its member-only Intelligence Report

2016

The 1st Annual STA Conference and Innovation Awards cited in global news outlets

Please access below the media coverage of the STA Best Innovation Project awardees, the TEV Project and FOTsis, across several countries worldwide: The TEV Project was interviewed by a leading Scottish paper The Scotsman. The Fifth Estate, a leading British and Australian daily, reviewed the subject of driverless

The 1st Annual STA Conference and Innovation Awards cited in global news outlets

Learn more about ‘Our Organisation’ in 4 new languages

In an effort to maximise its outreach to the global transport infrastructure community the Smart Transportation Alliance has translated its ‘Our Organisation’ page into German, Spanish, French and Italian. Please find it here.

Learn more about ‘Our Organisation’ in 4 new languages

‘Risky business’ – Reconditioning and reuse of safety barriers

Steel material presents excellent mechanical characteristics. As well as strength it possesses high deformation capacity, which not only makes it suitable for cold (e.g. by roll forming and stamping) or hot forming, but also allows it to deform and absorb energy, notably in case of impact. It

‘Risky business’ – Reconditioning and reuse of safety barriers

2015

“Smart” as a shortcut towards transportation funding, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

Today´s global infrastructure demand is estimated at about €3.4 trillion in annual expenditure with a gap -or missed opportunity- of almost €1 trillion every year. Attracting the private sector will be also fundamental to filling the existing gap. STA Chairman José F. Papí discusses in

“Smart” as a shortcut towards transportation funding, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

“A future gone silent”, a stimulating discussion on innovative low-noise road surfaces

Road traffic noise is a widespread problem, especially in densely populated cities. Exposure to high levels of traffic noise can lead to health problems, such as stress, sleep disturbance and even heart diseases. One of the most interesting and cost effective measures that can be

“A future gone silent”, a stimulating discussion on innovative low-noise road surfaces

2015 STA Annual Innovation Awards: Submit your entry now!

The STA Annual Innovation Awards Call for Entries is now open and will close next 31 July 2015. The “STA Annual Innovation Awards” honour global innovators that have decisively contributed to deploying Smart Transportation Infrastructures (“Person of the Year” Category) and to improving the methods, technologies and

2015 STA Annual Innovation Awards: Submit your entry now!