More Environmentally Efficient Transportation – A Multimodal Challenge

Future transport - a multimodal challenge: its supporting more environmentally friendly transport

Humans are facing unprecedented challenges – economic challenges, globalization and climate change. While transport is vital for our industrial performance and economy it also conflicts with our environmental objectives. So, society has to be smarter about its transport and strive for sustainable mobility. People have to work together to tackle these issues, as isolated individual measures will not be enough. This paper and presentation will focus on the business drivers behind increased cooperation and the development of multimodal transport. It will set out the policy objectives and describe the latest operational initiatives across Europe and beyond. It will consider the operational framework requirements for accelerated deployment and cooperation. The intelligent application of technology will help to improve safety, efficiency, reliability, accessibility and environmental performance.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Pagination: 6p
  • Monograph Title: 18th ITS World Congress, Orlando, 2011. Proceedings

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01487239
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 2013 6:33PM