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2019

New STA Discussion Paper reviews the application of Bluetooth Low-Energy networks to Smart Mobility Solutions

The 2nd Discussion Paper of 2019, authored by Francisco Aletta of Etelätär Innovation, offers a technical review of the so-called BLEUN research project (Bluetooth Low Energy Urban Networks). RTLS (Real Time Location Services) can be provided using different existing technologies, such as GPS (global positioning

New STA Discussion Paper reviews the application of Bluetooth Low-Energy networks to Smart Mobility Solutions

No barrier to success. Patrick Le Pense and Claudia Cofano assess the environmental impact of vehicle restraint systems (“Thinking Highways”, Global Edition, Volume 14, Feb-Mar 2019)

In a revamped format of leading magazine “Thinking Highways”, Patrick Le Pense and Claudia Cofano assess the environmental impact of vehicle restraint systems (“Thinking Highways”, Global Edition, Volume 14, Feb-Mar 2019) Climate change is nowadays considered as the most devastating environmental threat of our time. Several scientific

No barrier to success. Patrick Le Pense and Claudia Cofano assess the environmental impact of vehicle restraint systems (“Thinking Highways”, Global Edition, Volume 14, Feb-Mar 2019)

German ITS company SMEV AG becomes new STA Full Member

STA welcomes SMEV AG as a new STA Full Member. The company, headquartered in Frankfurt (Oder) in Germany, has developed SMEV ONE, an ITS Cooperative System that changes the way of addressing emergency responses in the Smart City. SMEV ONE is an exclusive and patented

German ITS company SMEV AG becomes new STA Full Member

2018

STA Survey on Smart Sustainability (TC3) highlights that enhanced sustainability performance is at reach

The STA Technical Committee on  Smart Sustainability, TC3, chaired by Mr César Bartolomé, carried a survey during the month of September to assess the opinion of our readers with regards to the sustainability of transportation infrastructures and smart cities. The survey covered the different key aspects necessary to

STA Survey on Smart Sustainability (TC3) highlights that enhanced sustainability performance is at reach

STA Technical Committee on Smart Sustainability (TC4) launches an open survey on assessing the opinion of the readers at large about the smart financing

The STA Technical Committee on Smart Sustainability, TC4, chaired by Prof. José Manuel Vassallo, is carrying a survey to assess the opinion of our readers with regards to the smart financing of the Infrastructures of the Future. The survey covers the different key aspects of

STA Technical Committee on Smart Sustainability (TC4) launches an open survey on assessing the opinion of the readers at large about the smart financing

STA Chairman José F. Papí discusses the importance of High Performance Steels (HPS) for the Future Generation of Road Restraint Systems: The HIPEBA Project (“Thinking Highways” Global Edition, Volume 13, September 2018)

The EU is facing more and more competition from non-EU producers and advanced research is vital for the European industry for the sake of competitiveness, as well as to gain a better understanding of the increasing importance of high-performance steel in the everyday road safety

STA Chairman José F. Papí discusses the importance of High Performance Steels (HPS) for the Future Generation of Road Restraint Systems: The HIPEBA Project (“Thinking Highways” Global Edition, Volume 13, September 2018)

2017

STA hosts a 4-day Start-up Bootcamp in the framework of the frontierCities2 (fC2) project

Preceded by a Consortium meeting on 18 September, STA hosted the Mobilisation Bootcamp of the EU-funded fC2 Accelerator  in its Brussels office from 19 to 22 September 2017. The 14 selected start-ups had the opportunity to go through some intensive training, meet their coaches and

STA hosts a 4-day Start-up Bootcamp in the framework of the frontierCities2 (fC2) project

The 2017 STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards programme is now available

This one-day landmark event brings together key opinion leaders and business professionals to explore the current state and future of Smart Transportation Infrastructures across modes and the Smart City in a unique and dynamic atmosphere. Its 2nd edition will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on Tuesday 28

The 2017 STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards programme is now available

STA Annual Innovation Awards: nominate your candidate until 6 October

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 standards associated to transportation infrastructures (“Best Innovation Solution/Project” Category). Each submission to the “Person of the

STA Annual Innovation Awards: nominate your candidate until 6 October

2016

Registrations open for the 2016 STA Technical Roundtable Programme

The Preliminary Programme for the 2016 STA Technical Roundtable is available here. This one-day event will offer a review of the on-going efforts carried out by the STA community to bring to reality the deployment of Smart Transportation Infrastructures connecting people and businesses across the

Registrations open for the 2016 STA Technical Roundtable Programme

International Award on Road Innovation “Juan Antonio Fernández del Campo”. Submit your proposal by 23 September 2016.

This award, promoted by the Foundation of the Spanish Road Association Foundation (FAEC), was born in 2005 with the aim of contributing to the development of road technology worldwide. The ‘International Award on Road Innovation Juan Antonio Fernández del Campo’ is open to natural persons

International Award on Road Innovation “Juan Antonio Fernández del Campo”. Submit your proposal by 23 September 2016.

2016 STA Technical Roundtable Programme available now

The Preliminary Programme for the 2016 STA Technical Roundtable is available here. This one-day event offers a review of the on-going efforts carried out by the STA community to bring to reality the deployment of Smart Transportation Infrastructures connecting people and businesses across the world.

2016 STA Technical Roundtable Programme available now

2015

“EN1317: A standard out of date?“ – The changing future of road safety

The EN1317 European standard was developed within the framework of the Construction Products Directive (89/106/EEC) and EN1317-5 serves as the basis for the CE marking of road safety systems, including barriers and guardrails, crash cushions, barrier extremities and transitions. While this has represented a major

“EN1317: A standard out of date?“ – The changing future of road safety

STA Welcomes a New Member: Movea

MOVEA is a French leading company located in Metz (North-East of France) with a commitment to improve road safety with smart and sustainable solutions. MOVEA’s main activity is technical and normative consultancy on the matter of road systems for public services or private companies in

STA Welcomes a New Member: Movea

STA General Meeting 4/2015 held 9 September 2015

The meeting served to welcome a new STA member, the French road safety consultancy MOVEA SAS, and to review the strategic orientations of the Technical Sub-Committee on Road Restraint Systems and the Technical Sub-Committee on Cooperative Systems. In addition, members continued with preparatory work leading to

STA General Meeting 4/2015 held 9 September 2015