International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
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15 May 2014
Cornie Huizenga, Secretary General, Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT)

The sustainable transport community got a boost on 4-5 May at the Ascent Meeting in Abu Dhabi, which was an important staging post for the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit on 23 September in New York. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has decided to engage directly on climate change to... Read more

5 May 2014
Steven H. Bayless and Sean Murphy, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)

Fast forward a decade to a time when there are predicted to be nearly 50 billion internet-connected Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices. ITS America predicts a billion or more of these so-called "internet-of-things" devices will be either "smart" cars or "intelligent"... Read more

25 April 2014
Ruud van der Ploeg, Secretary-General, European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (EMTA)

Mobility issues are increasingly important in today’s fast-growing, innovative urban centres with conurbations set to be the drivers of economic recovery from the crisis: 85% of all GDP is earned in urban areas. Cities’ competitiveness relies heavily on an efficient urban transport... Read more