This paper describes the organisation of transport research in Europe and outlines some of the areas of interest. Details are given of the organisations which sponsor research, policy objectives, research establishments and European Community Framework Programmes. The DRIVE and PROMETHEUS programmes are considered in more detail. Aspects with which they are particularly concerned include managing travel demand, improving travel information to drivers, improving vehicles in terms of engine efficiency and emissions reduction and the reduction of congestion. For the covering abstract see IRRD 874888.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Permanent International Assoc of Road Congresses

    27 rue Guenegaud
    Paris,   France 
  • Authors:
    • WOOTTON, J
  • Publication Date: 1993


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00718010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Mar 20 1996 12:00AM