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OPTICITIES – A technical view on the harmonisation of urban ITS mobility data – Technical report 1/2017 published

Mobility stakes are increasingly important in today’s fast-growing urban centres all over the world, but particularly in the European Union, where 75% of inhabitants live in urban areas. The 21st century is indeed the century of cities, where we can also find the bulk of

OPTICITIES – A technical view on the harmonisation of urban ITS mobility data – Technical report 1/2017 published

‘In case of emergency, break with tradition’ an article by Wolf P. Zeplin explaining SMEV (Smart Emergency Vehicles System)

It is undeniable that the on-going deployment of the so-called Cyber- Physical Systems in all levels of our society requires new stabilising structures based on Internet 4.0/augmented or mixed reality. Nowadays, traffic represents a key element in a well-functioning society. Therefore, an efficient interfacing of

‘In case of emergency, break with tradition’ an article by Wolf P. Zeplin explaining SMEV (Smart Emergency Vehicles System)

‘Explaining the shift from car ownership to car sharing’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

Sharing –or collaborative- mobility is arguably the most rapidly growing and evolving sector of the sharing economy. In this context, the rapid development of car-sharing is changing the ‘usual’ mobility choices. Nowadays we are observing a growing shift from the paradigm of owning a means

‘Explaining the shift from car ownership to car sharing’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

2016

Labelling Smart Roads – Discussion Paper 4/2015 published

Road infrastructures must adapt their role in a smart, green and integrated transport system that today faces a number of challenges: efficiency, safety, security, congestion, climate change and budgetary tightening. This Discussion Paper – authored by Dr. Elena de la Peña, Chairperson of the STA

Labelling Smart Roads – Discussion Paper 4/2015 published

2015

The first STA Discussion Paper, now available for download

The “STA Discussion Papers” put forward some ideas or opinions discussing a particular technical or scientific topic related to transportation infrastructures. The first issue, Smart Roads: A Vision, proposes a vision for the “Smart Roads” of the Future.

The first STA Discussion Paper, now available for download

The first STA Technical Report, now available for download

The “STA Technical Reports” provide an in-depth review of the process, progress, or results of a technical or scientific research or the state of a technical or scientific research problem related to transportation infrastructures. The first issue, entitled “Towards climate-resilient transportation infrastructures” is available here.

The first STA Technical Report, now available for download

HIPEBA website and brochure already available: learn more about high-performance steels for road safety

HIPEBA (High Performance Steel for Safer and more Competitive Safety Barriers) is a 36-month R&D project funded by the Research Coal and Steel Services (RCFS) that aims to develop safer and more competitive road restraint systems. HIPEBA started in July 2014, is led by Fundación

HIPEBA website and brochure already available: learn more about high-performance steels for road safety