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2018

SMARTI ETN: Training programme for 15 researchers starts

The network-wide-training programme of SMARTI ETN was launched in 2017 under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Research Fellowship programme (MSCA). After a number of preparatory months, all 15 researchers selected have started their PhDs across European universities. Fellows will spend the next 3 years working alongside roads and railways experts on the development and improvement of their

SMARTI ETN: Training programme for 15 researchers starts

New STA by-laws adopted

On 18 December 2017, a signing act formalised the decision adopted during the last STA General Meeting to transfer the association’s headquarters to Brussels, Belgium. Upon approval of the Belgian Government, the statute of STA as an international non-for-profit association (AISBL) under Belgian Law will be officially endorsed.

New STA by-laws adopted

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’