Prof. Maurizio Tira has invited our colleague, Prof. DSc Péter Holló to deliver a road safety lecture at the University of Brescia under the title „Road safety data and indicators".
The WANDA project, in which the Institute for Transport Sciences (KTI) is a project partner, has reached a significant milestone: As a pilot action of the transnational project to coordinate the collection and disposal of ship borne waste, the first green terminal along the Danube has been opened at the National Public Port of Baja on 18 May 2011.
As a pilot action of the transnational project to coordinate the collection and disposal of ship borne waste (Project WANDA), the first green terminal along the Danube will be opened at the National Public Port of Baja on 18 May 2011.
The KTI Institute for Transport Sciences Non-profit Ltd. held its yearly traditional gala event on 14th April 2011, when awards were granted to several colleagues of KTI for their outstanding accomplishment.
KTI hosted the Forum on European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL, headquarters: Brussels), which celebrated its 20th anniversary of its foundation in Budapest, on the occasion of the 21st General Assembly.
Upon the request of the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, KTI provided for the UNECE-GRSP-ELSA Group of Experts addressed to increasing the safety of the electric vehicles, to hold its meeting in the institute's „Széchenyi István" conference room.
The Work Programme of the UNECE World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) includes the elaboration of a GTR (Global Technical Regulation) on liquid hydrogen fuelled vehicles. This work is addressed to two items: the development of the requirements and methods on emission and the related tests, as well as the determination of the special safety requirements and test methods relating to such vehicles.
The First National Platforms of ERTRAC workshop was hold in Budapest on 5th September 2008 in KTI, organized by ERTRAC (European Road Transport Research Advisory Council) & KTI (Institute for Transport Sciences).
ECTRI held the NET TRACK Workshop on research management between June 22nd and 23rd 2006, in Budapest. The aim of the workshop wasthe exchange and transfer of knowledge between different scientific Communities working in transportation field, and establishing lasting relations between these Communities
On 31st January 2006 the Czech Minister of Transport Mr Milan Simonovsky and Director of the Czech Traffic Police Col. Zdenek Bambas have launched a national wide campaign on changes of the Czech Highway Code.
The aim of the CENTRAL LOCO project is to promote dissemination and exploitation of the results of RTD projects of the 5th and 6th Framework Programs among the enterprises and research units operating in the Central-European logistics and transport sector.
There was an international French language seminar about the current issues of transport economics, held between April 7-8, 2005, in the main building of the KTI.
This seminar was the fifth for the francophone researchers in this field. (Title in French: Cinquiemes rencontres francophones de socio-économie des transports.)