Second CIVITAS Activity Fund call to open on 19 September

The CIVITAS Activity Fund aims to support take-up activities in the field of sustainable urban mobility to cities across Europe. A new call, to be launched on 19 September 2014, will cover the four CIVITAS thematic areas of collective passenger transport, mobility management, car-independent lifestyles and public involvement, and will offer a total of 80.000 EUR.

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I fight for road safety

Second annual National and First Pan-European pupil - student multimedia contest
Video Clip, Audio Message, Poster
“I fight for road safety”
Let's all contribute in losing the lead to traffic accidents .... !!!

Take part now on your own or together with your friends in the Pan-European pupil - student multimedia contest organized by the "Association of Family Assistance and Solidarity for Road Accidents Victims in the Region of Crete - St. Christopher" ( and send your message by helping to raise awareness among drivers and showing that all together we can achieve the reduction of road accidents. Starting date of the contest: 15th of September 2014.

The six projects that are going to be selected by the Committee will be presented at a special ceremony, where the awarding of the creators will also take place. The ceremony will take place at the Orthodox Academy of Crete on Friday 14/11/2014, at 12.00.


Young Researchers Seminar 2015 - Call for Abstracts and Tutors

The next Young Researchers Seminar, YRS15, an event jointly supported by ECTRI, FEHRL and FERSI, is organised next year by “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy, Centro di ricerca per il Trasporto e la Logistica (CTL) on June 17-19, 2015.  
The objectives of the Seminar are:
- To enable the networking of young transport researchers belonging to the Supporting Organizations Members, ECTRI, FEHRL, FERSI and from TRB.
- To provide training to the young researchers, by tutorial means through a retroactive manner, to elaborate, prepare papers and present oral scientific communications.
Therefore, this conference is not only aimed at scientific excellence, but also at presentation skills and the ability to put science into practice.
The indicative research domains are:
- Transport economics, policy and transport behaviour
- Transport sustainability and environment
- Transport safety
- Intelligent transport systems - ITS & Traffic
- Transport civil and road engineering
Abstracts and Tutor nomination can be sent by the 10th of October 2014. For more information, see the link below.


Ageing and Safe Mobility - Conference Announcement

The Forum of the European Road safety Research Institutes (FERSI)
The European Conference of Transport Research Institutes (ECTRI)
The European Transport Research Alliance (ETRA)
The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP)
The Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL)
The Human Centred Design for Information Society Technologies Network (HUMANIST)

invite to the European Interdisciplinary Conference “Ageing and Safe Mobility”.

The Conference will focus on road safety issues of elderly road users. The convention will aim at elaborating policy recommendations concerning implementation of available evidence based results in the domain of the road safety research.

Participants are invited to participate in three conference sections:
      1.    Human Factors
Organised by FERSI and ECTRI. Key Speaker Prof. Georg Rudinger (University of Bonn)
      2.    Infrastructure
Organised by FEHRL. Key Speaker Prof. Francesca la Torre (University of Florence)
      3.    Vehicles engineering
Organised by EuroNCAP and HUMANIST. Key Speaker Prof. Claes Tingvall (Swedish Transport Administration)

Conference Date and Location

The two-days Conference will be held at the German Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany, on 27-28.11.2014.

Please use the electronic REGISTRATION FORM