TRA is a European conference on transport, supported by the European Commission (EC), the Conference of European Road Directors (CEDR) and the four European Technology Platforms on surface transport: the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC), the European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC), WATERBORNE TP, and the Alliance for Logistics Innovation through Collaboration (ALICE). The European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) also participates in the Programme Committee activities.
The conference topics address the main challenges in transport and mobility of people and goods with respect to energy, environment, safety and security as well as socio-economic issues. TRA aims at exploring the most advanced research and innovations, the latest technological and industrial developments and implementations, as well as innovative policies from Europe and beyond. As a wide forum open to all parties concerned, it offers a unique occasion to promote and improve European competitiveness and efficiency in transportation.