Traffic and transport contribute to many environmental problems. This programme mapped the current and future environmental pressure factors of traffic and transport within the framework of MNP, but also supported policy making by its principal sponsor (Netherlands Ministry of Spatial Planning
Rail transport needs to be efficient, effective and functional to enhance the quality of this mode of transport. This quality will lead to a travellers' mode choice that is more and more in favour to trains than to cars. Prorail is a rail infrastructure manager that supports this vision. It
TRAIL Research School was established in 1994 to target world-wide developments in transport, infrastructure, and logistics, to combine high-level education and research, and to transfer and apply knowledge in practice.
The importance of mobility of people and goods and accessibility of cities and industrial areas is enormous, however in densely populated Europe a reliable accessibility is becoming less obvious all the time. Gradually everybody is beginning to recognise the problems; mobility and sustainability are
Development in modern societies ever increasingly depends on the existence of effective, safe transport networks and with adequate penetration in the territory to allow the interchange of people, goods and services in increasing volumes.The transport sector (air, maritime or terrestrial) involves
Generally, small and medium-sized companies lack the elements necessary to confront technological challenges by means of the current organisation. For that reason the establishment is necessary from aid mechanisms through organisations with capacity to agglutinate collective interests of SMEs that
Traffic conditions have to be studied on a regional scale, where in most cases inter- and intra-urban networks function as one coherent system. However, traffic analysis as well as control generally only consider parts of these coherent networks, often leading to misinterpretation of observations