Giuseppe Luppino Member of the ASSURED-UAM Project Advisory Board

ASSURED-UAM, acronym of Acceptability, safety and sustainability recommendations for Efficient Deployment of UAM, is a CSA Horizon 2020 project coordinated by the SIEC BADAWCZA LUKASIEWICZ-INSTYTUTLOTNICTWA which started in January 2021 under the call H2020-EU.3.4. ASSURED-UAM aims to: Expand and accommodate aviation best practices, standards, recommendations and organizational solutions onto Urban Air Mobility services in order to assure outstanding robustness in terms of safety, sustainability and acceptability. Assure broad and comprehensive organisational and policy definition support for authorities, policy makers and urban industry organization in complex process of implementation of vertical… Read More »Giuseppe Luppino Member of the ASSURED-UAM Project Advisory Board


Talks: Evolutions and perspectives of the development of the TEN-T Network

The Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) policy addresses the implementation and development of a Europe-wide network of railway lines, roads, inland waterways, maritime shipping routes, ports, airports and railroad terminals. The ultimate objective is to close gaps, remove bottlenecks and technical barriers, as well as to strengthen social, economic and territorial cohesion in the EU. The current TEN-T policy is based on Regulation (EU) No 1315/2013. In the next months it is planned an update of the Regulation. The talk is focused on the history of TEN-T, an update on the… Read More »Talks: Evolutions and perspectives of the development of the TEN-T Network

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Conro ship “Grande America” lost The “Grande America” of Grimaldi was built in 1997 and operated between Europe and Western Africa in a rotation together with several similar vessels. This type of ships allows for transportation of cars, trucks, trailers and containers. It combines the features of a container ship with those of a “roll on, roll off” ferry and is therefore known as “conro” ship. The “Grande America” was lost in the Bay of Biscay on March 12/13 after catching fire. While the crew was rescued, the ship sank… Read More »News

Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Tomislav Letnik, Maršenka Marksel, Stane Božičnik Ph.D. University of Maribor FGPA, Smetanova 17 2000 Maribor, Slovenia  Giuseppe Luppino, Andrea Bardi Institute for Transport and Logistics – ITL Viale Aldo Moro 38 40127 Bologna, Italy  This article examines the existence of policies and measures for sustain-able urban freight transport in European cities. The desktop analysis shows an extremely heterogeneous situation of logistics and mobility planning policies and planning documents adopted in Europe. Cities are mainly opting for soft measures with high impact on savings. Only few… Read More »Urban freight transport policies and measures implemented in strategic documents of European cities – a review

Handling of local and regional goods transport

Dear members and friends of the Open ENLoCC network In this spring edition of the Review, the handling of goods in urban areas is once again a major topic. Not only “Inner City Logistics”, but also freight transport in greater urban regions, will be addressed. We will also guide you into the state of the art in local and regional planning dealing with these logistics issues! On urban freight transport we present a major overview on soft sustainable transport policies and measures implemented in European cities in a study made… Read More »Handling of local and regional goods transport

#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

Stakeholder consultation It is now possible to actively contribute to the stakeholder consultations. Interreg MED Within 30th June 2020 Interreg Central Europe Within 24th June 2020 Endorse the Paper now HERE Add here your successful story Table of contents Policy Paper Recommendations Endorsements Success stories Supporting the transport Policy Objective for the European Territorial Cooperation Programming Period 2021-2027 #Transport4Cohesion This position paper represents the point of view of an enlarged transport community composed by Institutions, Networks, Nodes and Research Organizations, which actively participated to European Projects co-funded by the European… Read More »#Transport4Cohesion Position paper

Talks: The ALICE Roadmap

ALICE developed a roadmap entitled “Towards Zero Emissions Logistics 2050” to set the challenge and direction clearly. It aims to make the roadmap towards decarbonisation more practical for companies and to clarify what roles governments, research and development institutes and civil society will have in order to make this happen.Find more information by clicking in the image on the right. Speaker Fernando Liesa, Secretary General of the The Alliance for Logistic Innovation and Collaboration in Europe (ALICE) Record of the webinar ALICE Roadmap Presentation

European Review of Regional Logistics 3-2019

Dear members and friends of the Open ENLoCC network In this summer edition of the Review, we focus on methodology for urban and regional logistics plans as well as on lessons learned from them. While the guidelines for sustainable urban mobility plans (that is, mainly for mobility of people) have been updated these days, they now go along with guidelines for sustainable urban logistics plans. We present an excerpt from these new guidelines that focus on functional regions more than on cities within administrative borders. In this context, we also… Read More »European Review of Regional Logistics 3-2019

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News from partners and logistics

LCA South: New agreement with Henan Province  At the end of May, the regional government of Carinthia together with LCA-South Managing Director Tarmann, welcomed high-ranking business delegation from the province of Henan in Carinthia.  China is Carinthia’s fourth strongest export market – with a great further potential. To ensure the basis for successful trade, close economic-politi-cal relations with the Chinese economy are a must. The agreement signed between Carinthia and the Chinese province of Henan end of May com-mits to the cooperation between the two regions.  “The ties made with… Read More »News from partners and logistics