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Countries
Countries
  Algeria
  Argentina
  Australia
  Austria
  Bangladesh
  Belarus
  Belgium
  Benin
  Bolivia
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Brazil
  Bulgaria
  Burkina Faso
  Cambodia
  Cameroon
  Canada
  Cape Verde
  Chile
  China
  Colombia
  Costa Rica
  Croatia
  Cyprus
  Czechia
  Denmark
  Ecuador
  Egypt
  Estonia
  Ethiopia
  Faroe Islands
  Finland
  France
  French Polynesia
  Georgia


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Photo of article Boosting mobility for better health

The sedentary nature of modern life has had a noticeably detrimental effect on both physical and mental health. An EU-funded project has highlighted how to boost the wellbeing of Europeans by linking transport and health policies.

Published: 18 June 2019


Photo of article Solving the sand challenge for desert railways

EU-funded researchers are developing solutions to shelter train tracks from wind-blown sand, combining architectural, engineering and mathematical modelling innovations to improve safety, reduce maintenance costs and protect billions of euros’ worth of railway infrastructure.

Published: 15 October 2018


Photo of article Resilient urban transport ...prepared for anything?

Adequate preparation for disasters requires knowledge and the right tools to respond. An EU-funded project is developing urban transport guidelines and decision-support systems aimed at boosting resilience management in the event of crises.

Published: 10 July 2018


Photo of article Treading a new path towards sustainable transport

Road and railway transport have a big impact on the environment. Through research into recycled materials and other sustainable techniques, an EU-funded project has put European transport on track to becoming environmentally friendly, and has trained a new generation of transport researchers.

Published: 4 July 2018


Photo of article Recycled rubber and plastic on track for innovative railway sleepers

An EU-funded project is helping to green the railway sector and promote the circular economy by using sleepers made from recycled plastic and old tyres, which can also incorporate solar panels and smart technology.

Published: 11 April 2018


Photo of article Improving railway maintenance for more reliable trains

If railways could ensure maintenance didn't disrupt rail services, trains could be the main arteries of Europe's transportation infrastructure. The EU-funded OPTIRAIL project has developed a new framework to better maintain railways - it could even unify rail networks across Europe, making the continent a more competitive global force.

Published: 17 November 2017


Photo of article Creating a one-stop-shop for smooth travel

From passengers to operators and retailers, everyone is in favour of a more intuitive and seamless travel experience. The Co-Active project will contribute to making this a reality. Initiatives include facilitating the purchase, exchange and refund of tickets for multimodal products and services through a 'one-stop-shop'.

Published: 18 October 2017


Photo of article Reducing harmful emissions from diesel locomotives

The EU-funded ENSPIRIT project is developing an innovative emission abatement system capable of reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution levels and meeting stringent new regulations on particle matter.

Published: 18 August 2017


Photo of article All aboard for advanced railway signalling and automation systems

Control, communication, cyber security - the development of a flexible, real-time, intelligent rail traffic management and decision support system will involve innovation in these and many other areas. An EU-funded project dedicated to signalling and automation systems is helping to advance the necessary R&D.

Published: 30 May 2017


Photo of article Is your interchange all it could be?

Cycling to the station, half an hour on the train, then five stops on the bus... it's all much easier if the transfers from one mode of urban transport to the next are seamless. An EU-funded project has produced guidance for the optimal design and management of interchanges.

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Published: 15 June 2016



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