WIT Press


The Common Research On Transport

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CR940011

Volume

6

Pages

7

Published

1994

Size

631 kb

Author(s)

Egidio Leonard

Abstract

Keynote address at the opening of COMPRAIL94 7th September 1994 The common research on transport Egidio Leonard! Head of the Division Research and Development in transport at the European Commission Through the realization and development of integrated transport research programmes, the Commission wants to sustain the progress of Community Transport Policy by the definition and application of new technological solutions, which are able to increase transport competitiveness, interoperability and safety within the Community and which, at the same time, are able to reduce the effects of transport on the environment. The Fourth Framework Programme, adopted by the Council on the 26th of April of this year, states that transport research should aim at the achievement of the objectives of the Common Transport Policy (CTP). These objectives are described i

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