ITS in the Urban Environment as Opportunity for Cities to foster Growth and Jobs

A European Week of Regions and Cities Side Event organised by the City of Gothenburg European office, ERTICO – ITS Europe and the Eurométropole de Strasbourg

ITS in the Urban Environment as Opportunity for Cities to foster Growth and Jobs

on 12 October 2016, 9h45-13h30
at Bureau Alsace Europe, Rue du Luxembourg – 15, 1000 Brussels



Intelligent transport systems (ITS) apply information and communication technologies to improve mobility for people and goods, and transport and traffic management. In cities, ITS applications help improve traffic flow, reduce congestion and emissions and enhance public transport. And now Mobility as a Service (MaaS) brings users a total package of personalised on-demand mobility services to fulfill all their travel needs through a single account. ITS brings new players to the market, creating opportunities for jobs and growth. The seminar will present latest best practice and allow the audience to discuss with leading experts and policy makers in the field.

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o Robert HERRMANN, President of Eurométropole de Strasbourg
o Peter ÖHMAN, Chief Operating Officer at Lindholmen Science Park, City of Gothenburg
o Catherine TRAUTMANN, Vice President of Eurométropole de Strasbourg, Chair of the port of Strasbourg, European Coordinator for the TEN-T North Sea-Baltic Corridor
o Isabelle VANDOORNE, Unit “Intelligent Transport System”, DG MOVE

The event will be followed by a networking lunch.
Registration in advance is required.



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