The Ministry for Urban Development and Roads is responsible for the following transport related authorities in Malta:- Coordination of Urban Development Projects- Malta Transport Authority (MTA). The MTA was set up in 2001 in order to improve co-ordination between the transport sectors.
The Ministry of Economy and Finance carries out research related to the areas of economy, technology, society and transport. Via wide-ranging collaboration between university institutes, state agencies and research centres efforts are being made to connect knowledge with the productive aspects of
The Ministry of Mercantile Marine is an administrative body that accumulates valuable maritime expertise, skills and know-how, as a large number of its staff deals exclusively with issues about shipping policy, safety of navigation, research, maritime traffic management, merchant ships' inspection
Research undertaken by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications covers all areas of transport and in particular the organisation, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardisation, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land
The Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works undertakes many activities in the research sector. The Ministry supports research activities focusing in the fields of the environment, technology and transportation planning, that are important for the national economy and for the
The Ministry for Competitiveness and Communications is responsible for the following transport related authorities in Malta:- Civil Aviation- Malta Maritime Authority. The Ministry’s responsibilities were assigned to "Ministry for Infrastructure Transport and Communications"(MITC).
Research and Technology policy priorities are based on the Operational Programme for Competitiveness (2002 - 2006) under the Third Community Support Framework for Greece. The priority areas of the above mentioned programme follow the international scientific and technological trends and reflect the
The programme aim is to create a systems approach basis for the analysis, modelling and development of the national transport system, as well as for the carrying out of scientific research to assist competitiveness at the regional and global level. In addition, the goal is to create efficient and
The National Transport Development Programme (NTDP) is a planning framework that integrates the economic, organisational, institutional and other activities (actions, tasks, types of activities) into one system. It is worked out for a 15-year period (in two phases from 1996-2000 and 2001-2010). In
The pace of Information Society developments is starting to re-shape society in fundamentally new ways. Intelligent Transportation Systems do not form one single system in Latvia, but a process of implementing new logistics and telematics applications in a phased and managed way.