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2020

Belgian organisation COPRO becomes new STA Member

STA welcomes COPRO as a new STA Member organisation. Based in Zellik (Belgium), COPRO is a neutral, non-profit-making entity dedicated to organising, coordinating, harmonising and promoting quality in the construction sector, particularly by means of quality control on construction products and how they are treated. COPRO’s vision is to step up

Belgian organisation COPRO becomes new STA Member

STA GENERAL MEETING 1/2020 HELD ON 21 January 2020

The first STA General Meeting of the year served to review the progress and achievements made during 2019, and in addition approve the work plan for 2020. In addition, the STA membership re-elected the Management Committee serving for the period 2018-2019 for a new two-year

STA GENERAL MEETING 1/2020 HELD ON 21 January 2020

2019

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

STA General Meeting 2/2019 held on 20 February 2019

Following a 1st General Meeting in 2019 in which the STA headquarters were moved to a new location in Brussels (Belgium), the second STA General Meeting of the year was held on 20 February.  It was the occasion for the Members to review the progress

STA General Meeting 2/2019 held on 20 February 2019

2018

STA General Assembly 2/2018 held on 11 September 2018

The second STA General Meeting of the year, first one as a Belgium-based entity, was held last 11 September. The Members reviewed the progresses since the last General Assembly on 27 February 2018, and agreed on the steps forward to the implementation of the STA

STA General Assembly 2/2018 held on 11 September 2018

STA Technical Committee on Smart Sustainability (TC3) launches a survey to the expert community at large

The STA Technical Committee on  Smart Sustainability, TC3, chaired by Mr César Bartolomé, is carrying a survey to assess the opinion of our readers with regards to the sustainability of transportation infrastructures and smart cities. The survey covers the different key aspects to achieve efficient, climate-resilient and socially-meaningful infrastructures.

STA Technical Committee on Smart Sustainability (TC3) launches a survey to the expert community at large

Book your agenda for the third edition of the STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards on 29 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium

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 third edition will take place in Brussels (Belgium) on Thursday 29 November 2018 and

Book your agenda for the third edition of the STA Annual Conference and Innovation Awards on 29 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium

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’