ERTICO discusses urban and air mobility in Paris

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, an increase of about 50 percent today. Over the same period, more than two billion people are likely to enter the middle class, with the majority of them living in cities in emerging markets. Existing urban infrastructure cannot support such an increase in vehicles on the road and solving the mobility challenge will require bold, coordinated actions from the private and public sectors for gaining public acceptance of emerging technological solutions and creating new regulatory frameworks across Europe and beyond. In this framework, ERTICO’s Senior Manager Piia Karjalainen spoke at the event “The Role of Cities in the Smart...


ERTICO collaborates with Smart City Expo World Congress

ERTICO has the pleasure to collaborate with Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC), an international event on cities and smart urban solutions organized by Fira de Barcelona, taking place from 19 to 21 November 2019. Under the theme Cities Made of Dreams the show and congress will reflect on the transformation that metropolises have experienced in the past decade, how many solutions that seemed sheer daydreaming back then are now reality and how we have the tools turn more dreams into reality in the near future. The congress program will be structured in 5 themes, Digital Transformation, Urban Environment, Mobility, Governance & Finance, and Inclusive & Sharing Cities; and will...


HIT/CERTH organises 9th International Congress on Transportation Research

The Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT/CERTH) and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) co-organize the ‘9th International Congress on Transportation Research’ (ICTR 2019), which will be held on 24 and 25 October 2019, in Athens, Greece. The spotlight theme of the 2019 Congress is: ‘Transportation 4.0: The Smart Evolution’. The ICTR has been a major event in the field of transportation research  for the past 15 years. Potential ICTR participants include the research and academic community, as well as the public and private sector involved in the development and implementation of innovative projects in the field of transport. ICTR 2019 will host innovative...


Commission tables proposal on car emissions testing in real driving conditions

In response to a ruling by the General Court, the Commission proposed to reinsert certain aspects of Real Driving Emissions testing (RDE) into legislation to be adopted by the European Parliament and Council.  The European Commission has been very active in promoting air quality, fighting climate change and supporting a shift to clean mobility. Actions include new and more reliable emissions tests in real driving conditions as well as an improved laboratory test. These efforts are already yielding results. New types of diesel vehicles tested both in the laboratory and on the road under real-world conditions and placed on the market since September 2017 emit significantly less than older...

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