The CityMobil2 project, which is demonstrating automated passenger transport systems in cities across Europe, is holding a workshop on the socio-economic impacts of road transport automation for cities and the wider economy.
National/regional approaches to delivering urban ITS interoperability are more likely to succeed than a single European approach, owing to different institutional and market cultures. However, Europe has a key role to play in promoting the creation of these national/regional frameworks. These are some of the findings of the POSSE project which came to an end in December 2014.
Today the mobile internet is available almost everywhere. Nevertheless, the impact of the evolution has not arrived in road user information systems, apart very few exemptions. The European project SIMPLI-CITY - involving Polis member Bologna - contributes to solve this problem by adding a software layer to the hardware-driven "product" mobility.
The 11th edition of the CIVITAS Forum took place last week in the City of Brest which also marked the beginning of the next stage of the CIVITAS initiative with CIVITAS Capital. The forum also placed the spotlight on two Polis members, Bologna and Aalborg, who proudly received recognition for their work to improve sustainable mobility during the CIVITAS awards ceremony.
The Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2015 will bring together the world’s leading engineers in the field of autonomous vehicle research, testing, validation and development. The conference will be held in Stuttgart on June 17th -18th 2015