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12.02.2009 00:02
Eurovignette: MEPs back polluter pays principle for truck charges

The charges on heavy-goods vehicles should be based in part on the air and noise pollution they produce and the congestion they cause, according to legislation approved by the European Parliament's Transport Committee.


09.02.2009 00:02
RITA signs cooperation agreement with EC

The US Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) has established a partnership with the EC to conduct cooperative research on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) applications for surface transport.


09.02.2009 00:02
FHWA releases VMS safety report

The US Federal Highway Administration has released a report entitled, The Possible Effects of Commercial Electronic Variable Message Signs (CEVMS) on Driving Safety.


06.02.2009 00:02
EC seeks views on new TEN-T policy for meeting future challenges

The European Commission has adopted a Green Paper setting out the future challenges of its policy for a trans-European transport network (TEN-T). The aim is for the policy to be realigned to contribute more effectively to objectives aimed at combating climate change and to support Europe's increasing international role through better infrastructure connections with its neighbours and the wider world.


03.02.2009 00:02
FEHRL at 88th TRB (Washington)

FEHRL and member institutes maintained a high profile during the 88th Transportation Research Board meeting in Washington (11th-15th January).   A centre-point of the activities was the FEHRL exhibition stand which attracted considerable interest and was a meeting point for FEHRL.   A number of presentations were given by attending FEHRL institute staff  and the Secretariat.

 


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