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Interconnect Final Conference Invitation & Agenda

We are happy to invite all Project Partners and interested stakeholders to the Interconnect project Final Conference on “Future of Public Transport – Trends, Tools, Governance”, which will be held online, on 1st of October 2020.

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PT Data for multi-stakeholder planning and monitoring excel tool for public transport services

We are proud to announce that the first Interconnect scientific paper was accepted for publication at the CSTFM-conference in Madrid in October. The paper authored by Dr Sven Borén (lead author, Blekinge Institute of Technology), Dr Henrik Ny (Blekinge Institute of Technology), Juliette Tenart (Bax&Company) and Marco Mazouzi (HIE-RO), is a result of the work in WP 3.5 and relates to a process and solutions for sustainable cross-border and regional public transport.

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Cross-project exchange: Interconnect and SB Transport Loops

In the middle of August our Project Leader - Mattias Andersson from Region Blekinge was invited by Mukran Port, Germany to participate in 'South Baltic Transport Loops' project partnership meeting, where he had a chance to speak about the findings of the Interconnect project and discuss the cross-project exchange.

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Interconnect Final Conference

We are happy to announce that the Interconnect project Final Conference on "Future of Public Transport - Trends, Tools, Governence" will be held online, on 1st October 2020.

Please feel free to share the information among all your interested stakeholders and don't forget to save the date!

More details to follow soon.  

 

HIE-RO about to deliver an Indicator-based self-evaluation tool in Excel for public transport planners

By Marco Mazouzi

Within the task 4.2 “Implementing a multi-stakeholder planning model for public transport services “ HIE-RO is about to deliver an Indicator-based self-evaluation tool in Excel for public transport planners. This tool will assess the current public transport performance based upon selected key transport indicators, by monitoring the indicator performance over time as well as by comparing the city with other cities and regions. The tool will also indicate the strengths and weaknesses of the transport system of the city, thereby helping decision makers to identify fields of intervention in the public transport domain.

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Call for PT to be key sector in European Recovery Plan

"Public transport is vital to keep cities alive & for the European economy"
UITP Europe together with more than 80 CEOs and city representatives called the European Union institutions to include the urban public transport sector in the EU's COVID19 recovery plan.

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Interconnect final conference and extension of the project

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Interconnect partnership has made a decission to move the FINAL CONFERENCE from 7th May to preliminary 1st October 2020. We will kepp you updated.

Also, we are happy to inform that the Monitoring Committee has approved our requests for change, and thus the Interconnect project has been granted an extension untill 30th November 2020.

 

Partner meeting in Karlskrona, Sweden

On the 11th of March Interconnect partners met in Karlskrona. Due to the travel restrictions following the Corona virus (Covid -19) only 10 persons were able to participate in Region Blekinge office and two persons participated online.

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