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Transport Telematics

Welcome to the Thematic Group on Transport Telematics! This group brings together people working on and interested in Intelligent Transport Systems in urban areas to network and learn from each other. Furthermore, we try to respond to questions and ideas that members of the group have. More information about the group can be found below under 'description'.

With Transport Telematics we mean urban Intelligent Transport Systems (urban ITS). Urban ITS comprises all types of ITS that are applied in an urban area. Examples are traffic control management, traffic optimization, traffic monitoring, routing, access control, booking and ticketing, public transport priority, fleet management, real-time information, variable message signs, trip planning, and smartphone applications. Urban Intelligent Transport Systems are used to make traffic and transport in cities faster, safer, more sustainable, more comfortable and more user friendly. Urban ITS comprises all modes of transport (car, motorcycle, bicycle, pedestrian, public transport), and can help to coordinate traffic flow (for all users), improve public transport with faster and more reliable travel times and help cyclists and pedestrians by making roads safer. Intelligent Transport Systems allow better collection, coordination and use of traffic data to manage traffic, and tools to evaluate, visualise and warehouse this information can help solve bottlenecks and unsafe situations.

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For more information on the Thematic Group on Transport Telematics contact Eline Jonkers, and to join the group, click on the banner on the right-hand side on this page.

Submitted by Adrià Ramirez Papell on 01/08/2016

We are an start-up from Barcelona area developing an exciting project of shared mobility: Shotl (www.shotl.com). With Shotl, citizens will insert their desired origin and destination through their smart phone.

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Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 04/07/2016

The purpose of traffic management is to inform, guide and if necessary direct road users. It is a management process that contributes to achieving policy objectives.

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Submitted by Fred DOTTER on 28/04/2016

Hyper urbanisation, climate change, and demographic and societal changes are some of the megatrends that have imposed pressures on transport networks and set obstacles to door-to-door mobility.

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Submitted by Eline Jonkers on 15/04/2016

On May 30th and 31st there is a CIVITAS study tour on Urban ITS in Helmond. The study tour offers to experience innovations happening in the ‘silicon valley’ of Europe!

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These reports provide insight to:

the views of cities regarding C-ITS,

those C-ITS applications that could appeal to cities (to deliver traffic management and enforcement functions),

what needs to be considered/explored...

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The latest local CIVITAS network, CIVINET Romania, has welcomed its first members. Eleven Romanian-speaking municipalities and organizations joined the network in January 2017: Municipality of Timisoara, Municipality of Constanta, Municipality of Bistrita, Municipa...

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DYN@MO final brochure available summarising the main highlights of this four-year CIVITAS demonstration project

The 28 partners of CIVITAS DYN@MO are very happy to present the final project brochure. The brochure showcases the main...

Author: Ralph De Jong
06/02/2017 - 12:52
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Structured on the basis of the project’s three technical work packages, with lessons learned drawn from the research and evaluation findings in the project, the document offers insights specific to each measure, with the aim of empowering local policy makers and technicians with similar ambitions...

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The CIVITAS Secretariat is glad to announce that this year’s CIVITAS FORUM Conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom a...

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This conference will provide an opportunity to learn about the main findings  of the European project CIMEC, which explored the requirements of cities regarding cooperative ITS and prospects for deployment.   Conference participants will learn about the views and requirements of cities regarding C-I...
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19/06/2017 to 22/06/2017
The Congress will take place from 19 to 22 June 2017 at the Strasbourg Convention Centre. Under the theme “ITS Beyond Borders”, the Congress will focus on the people, intelligent mobility users, as every day hundreds of thousands of them are crossing the French-German border to live their daily live...
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27/09/2017 to 29/09/2017
The CIVITAS Secretariat is glad to announce that this year’s CIVITAS FORUM Conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras, Portugal. The annual event brings together the CIVITAS community from across Europe: hundreds of mobility experts, actors and stakeholders, all of whom are...
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07/02/2017 to 08/02/2017
Nordic EV Summit 2017 will gather policymakers from national and local authorities in the Nordic countries. You will also meet representatives from relevant research communities and last but not least the Nordic EV industry and user groups. The summit will be an important network arena to connect st...
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06/12/2016
On next December 6th the Final Conference of the European Project “Assessing and improving the accessibility of urban areas” will be held in Brussels (DG MOVE premises). This two years project has addressed various relevant themes – dimensions of accessibility, measure of congestion cost, role of po...
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Automotive sector is quickly and completely changing: main topics of this change will be electrification, autonomous driving, connectivity and security.
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13/10/2016
Following the recent call for a cycling strategy from the Luxembourg Presidency of the European Council, the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions, a new policy report prepared by the European Transport Safety Council and the intense advocacy work done by the European Cycling Federati...
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Especially relevant voor those involved in recently started CIVITAS and innovation projects - Combine your visit to the CIVITAS Forum with an inspiring CIVITAS Training on Tuesday 27 September. Photo: Billion Photos/Shutterstock
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CIVITAS FACTS&FIGURES: Transport Telematics in CIVITAS Plus cities (2008-2012)

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Real time information to improve level of service quality

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Intelligent demand management for goods vehicles

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Automatic enforcement at traffic lights

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CIVITAS QUOTES: Information tools for fleet management

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CIVITAS QUOTES: CIVITAS & Transport - AVL/AVM

Policy Recommendations For EU Sustainable Mobility Concepts based on CIVITAS Experience

The Policy Recommendations present the main findings arising from the evaluation of the CIVITAS Plus Collaborative Projects (CPs), which ran from 2008-2012.

This publication was written under the auspices of the CIVITAS POINTER project, which supported five collaborative projects (CP s) implemented within the framework of the third edition of the CIVITAS programme. Evaluation and monitoring were the key stones of CIVITAS POINTER. Drawing from first-hand, corroborated statistical evidence gathered from participating cities, this publication presents the results of the CIVITAS Plus cross-site evaluation and policy assessment. These findings support the development of clear European-level policy recommendations that have the potential for being embraced by all European cities — not just those which make up the CIVITAS community.

The document seeks to identify factors that can boost the effectiveness and consistency of future strategies, thereby securing greater sustainability in urban mobility patterns. Policy makers are provided with contemporary facts for debating purposes, and a number of conclusions and recommendations based on lessons learnt from CIVITAS Plus are put forward.

Policy Advice Note Traffic Visualisation Control

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General information

With Transport Telematics we mean urban Intelligent Transport Systems (urban ITS). Urban ITS comprises all types of ITS that are applied in an urban area.

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