Be part of the TRA 2018 smartphone-based transport survey!

With the digitisation of transport-related services and political attention focusing on certain modes of travel and travel practices (car-pooling, multi-modality, public bike systems, etc.), transport surveys are expected to quickly produce information on the practices and profiles of these users. SMART SURVEY is an out-of-the-box solution for conducting detailed transport surveys with smartphones.   Automatic […]

ASFINAG is ready for the future

These days, digitalisation affects every inch of our lives in numerous ways. Therefore, highway operation is no exception. That is why we as ASFINAG are very much looking forward to this year’s TRA in Vienna. It will be an opportunity for us to discuss trends and new developments in the transport ecosystem.     Following […]

TRA 2018: Pupils design their future means of transport

To mark the occasion of the largest European transport research conference, the Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018) from 16-19th April 2018 in Vienna, workshops with students will take place in cooperation with the Austrian ScienceCenter-Network (SCN). Five school classes are considering the mobility of the future: What does a future means of transport look like, […]

Presenting the host for TRA2020 – Helsinki, Finland

In 2020, the Transport Research Arena conference will take place in the capital of Finland, Helsinki. The dedicated team of Finnish stakeholders for transport and mobility research, development and innovation (RDI) welcomes the international community of experts, academics and policy-makers to TRA2020 at the end of April 2020! Helsinki is an easily reachable Nordic hub […]

TRA2018 sets spotlight on Startups

Europe’s largest transport research conference, Transport Research Arena TRA, is putting the spotlight on Startups in the field of mobility and transport. Various activities will take place during the four-day conference, which offers an arena for researchers, companies and public authorities active in the field of transport. It welcomes policy makers and stakeholders framing research […]

Focus on Startups at TRA2018 – Boost Camp for Founders

TRA2018 will have a focus on Startups in the transport and mobility sector and present several pitchings, matchmaking events and startup exhibitors. In the following weeks we will inform you about the planned activities: Spotlight on Austrian Startups in the exhibition and pitching events on the stage at TRA Interactive Zone Warp Innovation Boost Camp […]

European Transport Research Review (ETTR)

The journal European Transport Research Review (ETRR) is joining forces with TRA in 2018 as media partner. ETRR a is a peer-reviewed open access journal publishing original high-quality scholarly research and developments in areas related to transportation science, technologies, policy and practice. A selection of the best articles submitted to TRA2018 will be published in […]

When TRA meets TRB

From 7 to 11 January 2018 the Transportation Research Board TRB 97th Annual Meeting took place in Washington, D.C. The team of Transport Research Arena TRA used this framework and was on tour to promote the upcoming largest transport research conference in Europe which will happen from 16 to 19 April 2018 in Vienna. Beside some […]

ASFINAG as a strategic partner of TRA 2018

We are glad to present ASFINAG as a strategic partner of the upcoming Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2018. ASFINAG is the reliable partner on Austria’s motor- and expressways. Its responsibilities are to plan, finance, build, maintain, operate and collect toll for 2,200 km of roads. The core fields of ASFINAG include traffic management, road safety, […]

ITS Vienna Region became a bronze sponsor partner

ITS Vienna Region is the competence center for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and became now a bronze sponsor partner of the Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2018. It was founded by the three Austrian provinces Vienna, Lower Austria and Burgenland in 2006. These three provinces finance the project and define the work programme. With more than […]

Kapsch as a gold sponsor of TRA 2018

Kapsch is one of Austria’s leading technology companies with about 6,800 employees around the world. Kapsch was founded in 1892 and is today active in the following business fields: Traffic, Communications, Networks and IT.  We are pleased to present Kapsch as an official gold sponsor partner of TRA 2018!  We talked with Kapsch about the motto […]

Voestalpine supports TRA 2018 as an official gold sponsor

As a global leading technology and capital goods group, voestalpine has a unique competence in railway infrastructure: premium rails, innovative turnout systems, intelligent signalling technology, all backed up with a comprehensive range of value-adding services. The new synergy platform voestalpine Railway Systems develops and offers integrated track solutions which substantially increase the system availability, while drastically […]

Showcases and demonstrations in the Interactive Zone of TRA 2018 take one step closer to reality

The second Call for Expression of Interest for the Interactive Zone closed on 15th September 2017. More than  50 submissions were received, which far exceeded all expectations. A huge variety of  submissions came in, including Virtual Reality Experiences, hands-on demonstrations, demonstration drives in real traffic, rail and flight simulators and prototypes.   The Interactive Zone […]

Siemens becomes an official bronze sponsor of TRA2018

The Mobility Division of Siemens AG is the global market leader for mobility solutions that enables the efficient, safe and ecofriendly transport of people and goods and helps improve the quality of everyday life for millions of people around the globe. The range of offerings includes rail vehicles, rail automation, road traffic management systems and intelligent […]

AVL as the first official platinum sponsor of TRA2018

AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. AVL has more than 8,600 employees all over the world. In 2016, sales revenues reached EUR 1.4 billion. We are pleased to present […]

2nd Call for Interest for Interactive Zone is now open

The Interactive Zone is one of the highlights for the upcoming TRA2018 in Vienna. It is a dedicated area for research showcases, technical demonstrations, promising Start-Ups and networking. The Interactive Zone offers a great chance at TRA2018 to interactively present state of the art research and technologies to the participants and the media. It will […]

TRA Exhibition and Interactive Zone – what to expect

The Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA2018) will feature additional highlights to the conference programme such as the Exhibition and the Interactive Zone. This gives companies various possibilities to present themselves and their solutions and research results. Take a look at this video to see what you can expect from one of these areas at TRA […]

Why ERTRAC supports the TRA2018

The Transport Research Arena (TRA) is supported by the European Commission (EC) and several Technology Platforms  – European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) is one of them. We spoke with the ERTRAC Office Director, Xavier Aertsens, about the Transport Research Arena 2018 in Vienna.   Why is the TRA2018 an important event for ERTRAC? […]