National Transport Development Programme 2014-2022
The National Programme on the Development of Transport and Communications for 2014-2022 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Programme’) should support benefits of the state, society and the national economy from the transport and communications sector. The Programme is indispensable for the sustainable
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 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
The production industry is in a period of changes, which creates new demands for the transport industry. The companies focus on the areas, where they have specific competences, whereas other areas are being outsourced to sub-contractors. This process is meant to make the production process more
This sub-programme follows a first coordinated activity targeted on land use and transportation planning, that founded the knowledge and the organisation of the Italian Research teams at international levels, in particular in the fields of scenarios modelling, multimodal transport planning and
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.