Large public organisations tend to create a huge amount of knowledge through commissioned research studies. However, making use of this knowledge often is difficult as technical or scientific reports may be voluminous and/or difficult to digest for non-expert readers.
As mobility is an important part of our life, and the interconnectedness of the economy leads to more and more transport, we expect to see significant growth in freight as well as in passenger transport in the future. Forecasts predict that the global vehicle population – currently about 1.2 billion
The available statistical data clearly shows that for every 100 accidents caused on Polish roads there are an average of 11 deaths, 31 serious injuries and 93 minor injuries.Since 2007, Poland has the highest number of deaths from road accidents in the EU. Poland is responsible for 14% of road
Under the Decision of 7 December 2007 the European Commission approved the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2007-2013. It is a culmination of many months of work on preparing the largest programme in the history of the European Union. The amount of EU funds involved in its
The Ministry of Infrastructure was formed in October 2001 as the result of the transformation of the previous Ministry of Transport and Maritime Management. The main activity areas of the Ministry of Infrastructure cover issues related to road (motorways and national roads), rail, maritime and air
Formas encourages and support scientifically significant research related to sustainable development. Especially this means support in the areas of the environment, agricultural sciences including forestry, horticulture, veterinary medicine, food, fish and reindeer husbandry and spatial planning
Because public roads are fixed, have a long lifetime and are expensive, the development, maintenance, operation and reconstruction must be prepared with detailed research work. The development, operation and maintenance of public roads will be a national and communal duty also in the future, as will
According to recent projections, the volume of freight traffic is expected to rise from 371 billion tonne-km in 1997 to 608 billion tkm by the year 2015. This corresponds to an increase of 64.1 %. With an expected increase of 105 %, road transit through Germany will contribute a significant share to