Ireland has set an ambitious target to have one in ten total trips made on bicycle by 2020. One main measures to achieve this target is the development of safe, comfortable and high-quality cycling network. This led the transport authority of the Greater Dublin Area to draft an ambitious cycle network plan, which was published December 2013. The plan is that the transport authority of the Greater Dublin Area’s existing cycle network increases from 500 km in length to 2900 km by 2020.
From 16.-19. April 2018 Europes biggest Transport Research Conference, the Transport Research Arena, will take place in Vienna. Under the motto "a digital era for transport. solutions for society, economy and environment" about 3.000 international experts will discuss about the latest research results and future developments in mobility and transport.
The Transport Research Arena (TRA), initiated in 2006, takes place every two years in another European city. The TRA is supported by the European Commission, the European Technology Platforms ERTRAC (European Road Transport Research Advisory Council), ERRAC (European Rail Research Advisory Council), WATERBORNE as well as CEDR (Conference of European Directors of Roads) and ALICE (Alliance for Logistics Innovation through Collaboration).
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