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 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
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 primary objective of this group is to help define transport policy at all decision-making levels, while favouring research in its own field. There is a particular focus in mobility regulation and the evolution of mode share, taking into account the diversity of land use and different spatial
While movement modalities are increasing and becoming more diverse, private cars, public transport or "slow modes" cannot individually be sufficient to meet every mobility need. Therefore it seems appropriate to imagine a whole wider range of services that will enable - through the combination of
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.