The European Commission adopted a 'Partnership Agreement' with Croatia setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country in October 2014. The Operational Programme 'Competitiveness and Cohesion' for the period 2014-2020 was approved in
The Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Efficient Technologies and Systems for Mobility (SCCER Mobility) aims at developing the knowledge and technologies essential for the transition of the current fossil fuel based transportation system to a more sustainable one, featuring minimal CO2
The Directorate-General for Mobility (DGMo) sets policy on the movement of persons and goods by land, focusing on a coherent analysis of and approach to mobility, accessibility and spatial development, and strengthening links between the different modes of transport. The main focus points of this
TNO's goal is to develop new knowledge on mobility & logistics, together with partners in the business sectors, the governments and the academia
TNO combines expertise in vehicle engineering, broad experience of ICT applications and knowledge of driver behaviour and the traffic system, all within a
The Swiss Association of Transportation Engineers is launching, supporting and monitoring research projects. These projects are then funded by the State (i.e. by the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication - UVEK).
In recent years, the development of traffic has lead to an attainment of the maximum capacity of transport infrastructure in Switzerland. Therefore there is discussion of extending the road network as well as railway infrastructure. On the other hand, technological development also allows the use of
Congestion, danger, noise and smell. Images that readily come to mind when you think about mobility. What can Rijkswaterstaat [the Public Works Department] do about this? Build more roads and encourage smarter use of the existing networks. Roads to the Future (RtF), the innovation programme of
The existing mobility and transport system is not sustainable in terms of "people, planet and profit" and will not automatically change in the required direction at the pace deemed necessary. There is a need for an improvement in the quality of accessibility, the strain on the living environment is
Within the Basis for the Message on Education, Research and Technology 04-07 (BFT-Botschaft 04-07), the Federal Council of Switzerland has launched 12 federal research programmes during the period of 2004-2007. Two research programmes concern the transport sector: 'Sustainable spatial development
The Federal Council launched the programme in 1987 by request of the Swiss city union and agents of the public transport enterprises. Its intention was to realise the aim of the Federal council of qualitative growth of densely populated areas.