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 State Secretariat for Education and Research (SBF / SER) within the Federal Department of Home Affairs is the Swiss federal government's specialised agency for national and international matters concerning general and university education, research and spatial planning. The SER is responsible
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).
The Danish Academy of Transport is a network organisation of several institutions. The academy promotes know-how, competences and education within freight transport across research, educational and consultancy institutions.
NTF (Nordisk Transportforskning / Nordic Transport Research Forum) was a Nordic cooperative organisation that promoted transport research in the Nordic region through increased cooperation between Nordic countries. NTF also aimed to promote transport research cooperation with the Baltic States. It
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
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.
In the framework 'Perspectives of the future development of passenger traffic in Switzerland (2000-2030), the transport route purpose will be analysed closer. First, there will be an analysis of the state-of-the-art and second, statements about the future development should be given. The module