Our Organisation

Vision & Mission

Founded in December 2014 and with headquarters in London (United Kingdom), the Smart Transportation Alliance (STA) is a not-for-profit global collaborative platform for transportation infrastructure innovation across modes and the Smart City.

​In the context of safe, sustainable and multimodal transportation systems, STA’s vision is the deployment of Smart Transportation Infrastructures connecting people and businesses.

A platform for knowledge management, STA’s mission is to lead and support activities improving the methods, technologies and standards associated to transportation infrastructures.

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Membership benefits

  • Stakeholder cooperation within STA Technical Committees & Sub-Committees and other Networks of Excellence
  • Platform for the release of technical and scientific publications of relevance to the Smart Transportation Infrastructures of the Future
  • Promotion of joint R&D and innovation projects
  • Events for knowledge sharing and networking
  • Training activities for knowledge transfer and good-practice exchange
  • Advocacy to raise awareness about Smart Transportation Infrastructures across modes and the Smart City

Governance & Leadership

Governing bodies

THE STA GENERAL MEETING

gathers all organisations participating
in STA and is called at least once every year.

THE STA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

is in charge of defining STA’s work plan and is called at least twice every year.

THE STA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

supervises the implementation of STA’s work plan and is called quarterly.

THE STA SECRETARIAT

is responsible for the platform’s day-to-day management.

THE STA TECHNICAL COMMITTEES

THE STA TECHNICAL SUB-COMMITTEES

  • Within TC 1: Sub-committee on Cooperative Systems (ITS)
  • Within TC 2: Sub-committee on Road Restraint Systems

Leadership

The members of STA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE are:

JOSÉ F. PAPÍ

Chairman and Secretary General
S3Transportation LLP (United Kingdom)

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ELENA DE LA PEÑA

Chair, TC 1 (Smart Mobility)
Asociación Española de la Carretera, AEC (Spain)

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WOLF P. ZEPLIN

Chair, TC 2 (Smart Safety & Security)
Heintzmann Group (Germany)

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CÉSAR BARTOLOMÉ

Chair, TC 3 (Smart Sustainability)
Instituto del Cemento y sus Aplicaciones, IECA (Spain)

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JOSÉ MANUEL VASSALLO

Chair, TC 4 (Smart Financing) – Guest member
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM (Spain)

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PATRICK LE PENSE

Member
ArcelorMittal S.A. (Luxembourg)

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ANTONIO AMENGUAL

Member
Gonvarri MS Corporate S.L. (Spain)

EMILIO CACHEIRO

Member
OHL Group (Spain)

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MICHAEL VAN DER VLIST

Member
LAURA METAAL (The Netherlands)

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