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
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
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
This sub-programme follows a first coordinated activity targeted on modal transportation planning, management and control that founded the knowledge and the organization of the Italian Research teams at International levels, in particular in the fields of air traffic control, public transport
Over the last few decades, the population of Switzerland has grown substantially and has become increasingly urbanised. This growth has resulted in increasing amounts of land and resources being used for habitation and transportation needs, and an increasing number of vehicles on the nation's roads
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
Transport plays a key role in supporting regional and local prosperity, economic growth and enhancing quality of life. To that end, the Department works in partnership with both regional and local stakeholders towards the same shared priority of 'Improving access to jobs and services, particularly