Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport, expresses her views on the Virtual ITS Congress 

While the setting of the ITS Congress was different this year, the need to cooperate and share solutions is however more important than ever. And while we would have obviously all preferred to meet in person, the fact that we could meet virtually reminds us how valuable digital communication tools have become, and how important it is that we continue to invest time and resources in the further development of digitalisation for the benefit of all. The themes addressed during the Congress reflected indeed the key challenges of this period as well as the priorities of the European Commission in the transport sector: resilience, sustainability and innovation, which will be further developed in...


Learn how WINDTRE technologies are making a difference to ICT4CART

WINDTRE is one of the leading telecommunication companies in Italy. The company is a player of reference in fixed-mobile integration and in developing new generation fibre optic networks. In the mobile market, WINDTRE has invested significantly in the process of consolidating its network, considered ‘Top Quality’ as tested by international consulting and engineering solutions companies. With around 20,000 ‘5G ready’ transmission sites, the WINDTRE network will allow the rapid implementation of fifth-generation standards. Here we discuss with WINDTRE about their role in ICT4CART and the latest telecommunication technologies. WINDTRE in ICT4CART: what is your role? ICT4CART is providing an...


T-Systems participates in the Virtual ITS Congress with four expert speakers

A significant ITS Congress partner, T-Systems participated with four session speakers as well as a large virtual booth, presenting their Connected Mobility product and service portfolio at the Virtual ITS European Congress 2020. In the first High-Level Session on ‘Delivering resilience to the transport sector’ Oliver Bahns, Head of Connected Mobility at T-Systems, underlined that connectivity is essential to make a transport system resilient against external factors. ‘Connecting all elements such as cars, the different modes of transportation and the traffic infrastructure allows creating a digital representation of the dynamic status of the system,’  says Oliver...


EU funds clean busses, electric charging infrastructure in France, Germany, Italy and Spain

Following the EU’s investment of €2.2 billion in 140 key transport projects to jump-start the green recovery, as announced in July, the EU has contributed an additional €54 million to five projects that aim at delivering safer and greener transport services. Among the selection are projects deploying cleaner busses with charging infrastructure in Paris and Barcelona. The projects also involve constructing 255 new electric charging stations on Italian roads, and installing ERTMS, the European Rail Traffic Management System on 238 rail vehicles in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The projects will be supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s financial mechanism...


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