Early bird registration ends this Friday 10 July
Don’t miss your chance to be one of the 10,000 participants of the ITS event of the year. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you register before 10 July to benefit from the early bird rate.

Register today to take advantage not only from the early registration fees, but also ensure your seat and gain access to all sessions including the Opening Ceremony, the Welcome Reception, the three Plenary Sessions and the Closing Ceremony.

At the annual General Assembly in Brussels, 16 June 2015 – did the Ertico partners elect Cees De Wijs as the new chairman.
Cees De Wijs is acting CEO for SWARCO.

Findings from the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report show that by 2020 advanced mobile technology will be commonplace around the globe:…Read More

This call for experts applies to the preparation of a project report associated with the following task(s):

to prepare, study, provide gap analysis and evaluate the needs for standardization in support of Urban-ITS, specifically organized to focus on the key urban infrastructure aspects enabling Urban-ITS and issues identified by the Commission:

  • Multimodal Travel
  • Traffic Management
  • Urban Logistics

Deadline for applications: 2015-06-30

Read more here>>    http://www.itsstandards.eu 

Regeringen har utsett Lena Erixon till Trafikverkets nya generaldirektör. Lena Erixson tillträder sin nya tjänst den första september i år.

I dag är Lena Erixson generaldirektör vid Försvarets materielverk. Hon har sedan tidigare lång erfarenhet som myndighetschef och arbetat på hög nivå inom både Vägverket och Trafikverket.


Internet of Everything For Real 2015 is about bringing together people, process, data and things. 


More business value, less technological gibberish: we connect people and foster business opportunities. Learn and get inspired by real-life cases and thought-leading speakers and connect with a network of experts and industry peers who will help you take your organisation further with IoE.

When and where: 17 june, 8.30 – 13.00 at Bygget, Stockholm

Read more here>>

The Transport Systems Catapult is looking for a small or medium enterprise to develop the winning design of the All Aboard competition, a vibrating wristband that helps visually or hearing impaired people using buses, into a working prototype.

The All Aboard competition, run on behalf of the Department for Transport, invited students aged between 14-18 to come up with innovative solutions to make buses more accessible for people with visual or hearing impairments.

For more information, visit ts.catapult.org.uk

Tyst, avgasfri och energisnål. Volvos nya elbuss testas för första gången på Göteborgs gator. Läs mer här>>

The European Commission announced on 23 April its decision to set-up an expert group on alternative transport fuels – The Sustainable Transport Forum.


On 28 April 2015 the European Parliament voted in favour of eCall regulation, which requires all new cars be equipped with eCall technology from April 2018.


The European Commission unveiled its detailed plans to create a Digital Single Market, thereby delivering on one of its top priorities.


The EU’s TEN-T program has awarded 75 research and innovation projects a total of € 484m in research grants, aiming to make Europe’s transport systems greener, safer, and more competitive.


How to get Europe back on target

The conference will be at the Norway House, Brussels – 18 June 2015 – 14:00 Read more here>>

Läs infracontrols nya nyhetsbrev här>>

EC has decided to set up a expert group on Digital Transport and Logistics.

The Forum will aim at further supporting digitalisation of freight transport and logistics. It will bring together Member States and stakeholders from all transport and logistics communities with the aim to identify challenges and areas where common action in the EU is needed, to provide recommendations, and to work on the implementation of these recommendations where appropriate.

This is a very important area and we need to have Swedish input in the work. If you are interested to participate please make a Application and if you need any support contact ITS Sweden.

The call for application ends at 17 May 2015.
Find the application information and read more here>>

Mobility for Growth-utlysningarna inom Horisont 2020 har stängningsdatum den 23 april. Länk till Participant Portal: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html

With support from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association have developed the National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol (NTCIP) family of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) standards to support center-to-center and center-to-field communications.

Read more here>>

Du har väl inte glömt att anmäla dig till ITS Swedens föreningsstämma 2015. Vi kommer att vara i Stockholm den 20 maj med början klockan 10:00

Det är dags att reservera tid för årets nationella ITS-konferensen!

Årets nationella ITS-konferens kommer att genomföras den 16-17 september i Göteborg. Vi kommer att vara på Lindholmen och deras konferensanläggning.

Årets tema är ”better use of space” och det har koppling till ITS världskongress lite senare under hösten i Bordeaux. Med temat anger vi inriktning och hur olika perspektiv kommer att integreras mer och mer inte bara inom transportsektorn utan i hela samhället.

Läs mer här>>

Regeringen har utsett Petter Åsman från Trafikverket att ersätta Catherine Kotake som Svensk representant i EC’s ITS Committee (Directive 2010/40/EU European ITS Committee meeting)