Monday, 11 December 2017

Our Aim

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The Transport Research Centre (TRANSyT) is an organisation launched in 2004 by the "Universidad Politécnica de Madrid" (UPM) with the aim of:

  • Generate management capacity and participation in programs, projects and vanguard investigation within the transport area, with special interest in the European Research Area in the VI Frame Programme.
  • Promote the relationship with centres of similar characteristics; national, European and worldwide, in order to exchange experiences, advising and the development of prototypes or pilot actions.
  • Transfer technology to other countries, in particular to Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and Latin America, where collaborating tradition is of special importance.
  • Transfer knowledge to the scientific community and the society as a whole within the transport sector.
  • Serve as a link between universities and different transport authorities: administrations, companies and students and citizens interested in the subject.

TRANSyT focuses its research activities in:

  • Financing, economics and transport planning
  • Management of infrastructure and services
  • Environmental, social and reginal impacts of the transport
  • Local and regional sustainable transport strategies
  • Urban transport and mobility management
  • Information technology solutions on enrvironment and transports

If you would like to consult the official Internal Regulations, please downlad the following document:

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