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2018

‘Personal service: how crowdsourcing the Physical Internet in your neighbourhood can be considered smart mobility innovation’, an article by STA Chairman José F. Papí

Logistics require centralised planning and thinking. There is much research focusing on learning from ant colony and beehive analysis in order to create learning systems for logistics operations. But there is a limit on how much we can learn from ants and bees. Might it

‘Personal service: how crowdsourcing the Physical Internet in your neighbourhood can be considered smart mobility innovation’, an article by STA Chairman José F. Papí

‘Smart thinking, smart practice: An interactive exchange of ideas and best practices in the field of Smart Transportation Infrastructures’, an Event Review on the 2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards held in Brussels (Belgium)

The Smart Transportation Alliance gathered 50+ experts at its annual landmark event, the 2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards, held in Brussels on 28 November 2017. The event attracted specialists from the areas of finance, private industry, academia and government for an exchange of

‘Smart thinking, smart practice: An interactive exchange of ideas and best practices in the field of Smart Transportation Infrastructures’, an Event Review on the 2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards held in Brussels (Belgium)

STA Technical Committee on Smart Mobility, TC1, launches a survey on Smart Infrastructure and Smart Mobility

The STA Technical Committee on Smart Mobility, TC1, chaired by Dr Elena de la Peña (Asociación Española de la Carretera, AEC, Spain), has launched a survey to understand the perception of our readers on Smart Infrastructures, and on the future of Smart Cities. Transportation infrastructures

STA Technical Committee on Smart Mobility, TC1, launches a survey on Smart Infrastructure and Smart Mobility

2017

2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards: Proceedings available

The Smart Transportation Alliance gathered 50+ experts at its annual landmark event, the 2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards, held in Brussels on 28 November 2017. Once again the event attracted experts from the areas of finance, private industry, academia and government for an exchange

2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards: Proceedings available

2017 STA Innovation Awardees

The 2017 STA Annual Conference & Innovation Awards was also the occasion to honour global innovators in the following categories: Person of the Year: highlighting the achievements of exceptional individual accomplishment. Best Innovation Project/Solution: underscoring teamwork that is breaking the existing paradigms for transportation infrastructures.   The 2017

2017 STA Innovation Awardees

STA’S Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems meets in Brussels on 28 November 2017

The STA’s Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems (TC2), featuring some of the most renowned road safety barrier experts in Europe, met in Brussels on 28 November 2017. The meeting brought together 18 representatives from industry, test-houses, certified bodies, academia and consulting firms. Discussions brought forward positive

STA’S Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems meets in Brussels on 28 November 2017

2016

The HIPEBA project progresses steadily towards its final stage

The project HIPEBA (‘High Performance Steel for Safer and more Competitive Safety Barriers’) is entering its final stage as a number of final deliverables will be released in the weeks to come. The final outputs of the project will include a prototype product – including

The HIPEBA project progresses steadily towards its final stage

The 2016 STA Technical Roundtable took place in Brussels (Belgium) on 25 October 2016

The event counted on 20 high-level speakers at the forefront of Transportation Infrastructure Innovation, and attracted experts from private industry, academia and public authorities in the framework of lively debates on the right strategies to attain the Smart Transportation Infrastructures of the Future. More on

The 2016 STA Technical Roundtable took place in Brussels (Belgium) on 25 October 2016

‘Variations on a theme’: launching the Spanish Thematic Network on Intelligent Vehicles (RETEVI)

C-ITS cooperative systems can be rightfully considered as catalysts in the current boom connected to the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. In addition, C-ITS should not be regarded as independent, unconnected actions, as they add perception and decision elements supported by communications leading us

‘Variations on a theme’: launching the Spanish Thematic Network on Intelligent Vehicles (RETEVI)

2015

The HIPEBA project was invited to the TRA2016 poster session

The European Commission has officially invited HIPEBA (“High Performance Steel for Safer and more Competitive Safety Barriers”) to be present during the 6th Transport Research Arena (TRA2016) poster session. The Smart Transportation Alliance (STA), leader of the project’s communication and dissemination efforts, will be present at the TRA2016,

The HIPEBA project was invited to the TRA2016 poster session

2015 STA Annual Conference POSTPONED to 03 February 2016

Following the confirmation by the Belgian Government that a serious and imminent terrorist threat remains applicable to the city of Brussels in the days to come, we are contacting you to inform you that the STA Management Committee has resolved to delay the celebration of the

2015 STA Annual Conference POSTPONED to 03 February 2016

2015 Annual Conference Award Winners

The STA Best Innovation Projects: European Field Operational Test on Safe, Intelligent and Sustainable Road Operation (FOTsis) There are more cars and trucks on the roads driving more kilometres. As a result we are  facing more traffic jams, higher fuel bills and increased CO2 emissions.

2015 Annual Conference Award Winners