(19 April 2013) – The Transport Research and Innovation Portal (TRIP) consortium, which includes AEIDL, has published a new brochure entitled “Innovation in urban mobility – Policy making and planning”. It is promoted by a video which was entirely produced by AEIDL.
The brochure and the video highlight the contribution of research and innovation to integrated and sustainable urban transport systems that support economic prosperity and social cohesion in Europe.
Demand for passenger and freight transport is constantly increasing in cities and towns, contributing to congestion, pollution, and traffic accidents. Combating congestion is a common challenge for governments and transport authorities in all EU Member States. According to the EU, putting current mobility trends on a sustainable path requires a total rethink of urban mobility.
EU-funded research on urban transport is directed to supporting local decision makers in delivering sustainable and integrated policies and offering smart and green solutions. Fundamental research is backed by demonstration projects and pioneering initiatives to accelerate market take-up in cities and towns in Europe and elsewhere.