The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), together with the Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport of Belgium, organises on 17/18 November 2014 its annual flagship workshop on ITS. The topic of the 2014 workshop, to be held in Brussels, is “Towards a new transportation culture: technology innovations for safe, efficient and sustainable mobility”. TN-ITS was asked to participate and present in a panel on “Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) – where technological reality meets regulatory actions”.

The presentation of TN-ITS President Kees Wevers will focus on “TN-ITS as enabler of up-to-date digital maps”. For wide-spread deployment of speed assistance systems highly up-to-date ITS digital maps are a prerequisite. The mission of TN-ITS to support the gradual establishment of a data chain of trusted updates of road attributes from public road authorities, who make the changes, to ITS digital map providers (and other potential users), for ready implementation in their maps.

Original author: Kees Wevers