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2018

STA survey reveals the importance of smart infrastructures in order to improve safety and security of passenger and freight transport

The STA Technical Committee on Smart Safety and Security (TC2), chaired by Mr Wolf P. Zeplin, has conducted a survey between 31 May and 27 June 2018 on the challenges and opportunities faced by a new generation of safer and more secure transportation infrastructures. 69

STA survey reveals the importance of smart infrastructures in order to improve safety and security of passenger and freight transport

STA reaches 1,500 followers on Twitter!

The milestone of 1,500 followers in Twitter has been crossed in June 2018. We are thankful to all our followers for their interest, and we look forward welcoming many more in the coming months at @Smart_Transp. Our activities can also be followed by subscribing to

STA reaches 1,500 followers on Twitter!

STA Technical Committee on Smart Safety and Security, TC2, launches an open survey on the challenges and opportunities associated to safer and more secure networks

The STA Technical Committee on Smart Safety and Security, TC2, chaired by Mr Wolf Peter Zeplin, has launched a survey to assess the opinion of our readers on the challenges and opportunities faced by a new generation of safer and more secure transportation infrastructures. The

STA Technical Committee on Smart Safety and Security, TC2, launches an open survey on the challenges and opportunities associated to safer and more secure networks

2017

28 November: Book your agenda for the 2017 STA Annual Conference

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 November 2017 and will provide a unique opportunity to learn, reflect and engage with decision-makers and practitioners leading and supporting activities improving the methods, technologies and standards associated to transportation infrastructures. A draft programme will be circulated soon.

28 November: Book your agenda for the 2017 STA Annual Conference

STA Annual Innovation Awards: Submit your entry until 6 October 2017

The 2017 STA Annual Conference will be coupled with the award ceremony of the 2nd edition of the ‘STA Annual Innovation Awards’. 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).

STA Annual Innovation Awards: Submit your entry until 6 October 2017

STA General Meeting 2/2017 held on 19 July 2017

For the 2nd time this year, the STA members participated in a General Meeting and reviewed the progress made over the agreed 2017 work plan. Further, a decision was made to schedule a new STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards on 28 November 2017.

STA General Meeting 2/2017 held on 19 July 2017

2016

STA, involved in the European Commission’s Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA)

STA has contributed to the definition of the EU’s Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA), which intends to support the development and deployment of innovative low-carbon technologies and solutions for transport and mobility. Dr Elena de la Peña, Chair of the STA Technical Committee

STA, involved in the European Commission’s Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda (STRIA)

STA General Meeting 4/2016 held on 30 June 2016

The meeting regrouped the STA membership for the 4th time during the present year. STA Members reviewed the on-going activities as well as the upcoming technical publications. The meeting also served to make further progress with the preparation of the STA Technical Roundtable on the

STA General Meeting 4/2016 held on 30 June 2016

Dr José Manuel Vassallo named as Chair for STA Technical Committee 4 (Smart Financing)

José Manuel Vassallo holds a Ph.D. in Transport Economics from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM). He is Professor and Head of the Transportation Department at the Civil Engineering School (UPM), and a member of the academic staff of the Transportation Research Centre (TRANSyT) at the

Dr José Manuel Vassallo named as Chair for STA Technical Committee 4 (Smart Financing)

2015

Cooperative ITS: Are we getting close to true road services interoperability?

In the last few decades, continuous development of data collection, processing and communications technologies have made available to users and traffic managers the mechanisms

Cooperative ITS: Are we getting close to true road services interoperability?

‘Infrastructure safety and security: When smart is not enough’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

From a user perspective, transportation infrastructures should offer the highest safety and security levels that technological progress to date allows. In this column featured in the second 2015 issue of Thinking Highways (Europe And Rest Of The World Edition), STA Chairman José F. Papí discusses

‘Infrastructure safety and security: When smart is not enough’, a column by STA Chairman José F. Papí

Check out STA’s video clip ‘Smart Transportation Infrastructures: A Look into the Future’

‘Smart Transportation Infrastructures: A Look into the Future’ is a whiteboard animation presenting the four key attributes of the Smart Transportation Infrastructures of the Future: Mobility, Intelligence, Safety & Security and Sustainability. The video clip reviews the main challenges towards the deployment of a new

Check out STA’s video clip ‘Smart Transportation Infrastructures: A Look into the Future’