Polis joined forces in April 2016 with many associations in the transport sector calling on more investment on CEF Transport grants.
This paper calls for the necessary means to make the TEN-T network, a smart and well thought transport infrastructure plan for Europe, a reality. On its own it will create 10 million additional jobs by 2030.
We want to be able to exploit at the fullest the synergies between transport, energy and digitalisation to keep our continent at the forefront of the 21th century. For this reason, the transport sector urges the EU institutions to increase the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) budget in the upcoming review of the Multi-Annual Financial Framework.
The MAVEN project, Managing Automated Vehicles Enhances Network, kicked out in Brussels on 20-21 September. The project expects to cover a wide range of subjects, including the role of road side equipment (eg, traffic lights); interaction between the infrastructure and automated vehicle in terms of functions such as speed advisory, platooning or lane change advisory; and, the impact on vulnerable road users (pedestrians and cyclists), among others.
After its General Assembly hosted in Barcelona early june, Growsmarter has now entered in the implementation phase of its activities. The project wishes to recruit 20 cities to be part of the City Interest Group.
The Polis Annual Conferences provide an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase their transport achievements to a large audience and for the wider transport community to engage with representatives of city and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.
The General Assembly is jointly organised by the European Commission Directorates-General for Mobility and Transport, Energy and Communications Networks, Content & Technology. It is an official associated event of the current Dutch Presidency. In its third edition, this event is the place to be for learning about key policy and market trends for smart cities and communities and creating new contacts and networks.