The Sustainable Transport and Mobility Programme (TDM) is the evolution of the Land Transport Development Programme from 2011 (TTD). The programme changed its name in 2012, since then it covers not only the development of all land transports but also air fields and naval topics. The precursor of
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
The GRRT was set up officially in 1983 to develop research and automated systems in transport. Its aim is to stimulate co-operation between the universities of Lille and Valenciennes, the Institute of transport research (Institut de recherche sur les transports) and the public organisation of
IERSET was a co-operative research institute created by companies and research centres to develop research and activities around one theme: communication systems and on-board systems for different means of transport. In 2006, IERSET merged with an association called ADERMIP. The result is a new
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
Predit is a national programme to encourage innovation and co-ordinate research. Predit 2 was launched in 1996 in order to carry out research to further the improvement of transport on a day-to-day basis, through scientific and technical excellence. It was a follow-on programme to Predit 1 (1990