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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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A tender for the Pomeranian integrated FALA ticket

On 20th December 2019 the Interconnect project partner Innobaltica announced an open tender for the implementation in the area of the Pomeranian Voivodeship of a charges collecting system for transportation in collective passenger transport and a consistent passenger information system, common for both coordinators and carriers.

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FALA – the integrated ticket for the Pomeranian Voivodeship

This year one of the most modern integrated payment system in public transport will start functioning in Pomerania Voivodeship. Responsible for the implementation of the project officially known as “Increasing the availability of regional rail transport in the Pomeranian Voivodeship through its integration with local transport” is the local company Innobaltica, the Interconnect project partner.

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Partnership meeting in Rostock, Germany

By Svetlana Sukhova

23 participants from partner regions in Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Lithuania and Estonia attended the INTERCONNECT partnership meeting, which took place on 5th of December 2019, in Rostock, Germany in the main building of the city of Rostock administration.

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Boosting Cross-Border Regions through better transport

On the 14th of November, Interconnect participated in the conference "Boosting Cross-Border Regions through better transport" which took place in Brussels and was organized by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy and Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.

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Interconnect regional seminar 18.10.2019 - Karlshamn, Sweden

Region Blekinge together with HIE-RO (Pawel Warszycki) and Team Red (Matthias Nuessgen) at the request of PP4, Hanseatic City of Rostock were contributing to the regional seminar & workshop with proposals on how to initiate a cross‐sectoral dialogue on public transport in the South Baltic area and how to integrate the cross‐border perspective of public transport services in the sustainable development policies of the partner areas (Friday, 18 October, 09:30-15:30, Karlshamn, Sweden).

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Information system and Renewable Energy

By Marco Mazouzi, Marian Cihon, Pawel Warszyck

Although the importance of integrating information technology into transport is highlighted by the EC’s White Paper on Transport from 2011, the challenge of providing favourable passenger information systems (across borders) is not yet sufficiently reflected by the described EU policies.
The German government names, however, that digital innovation shall be utilised more strongly such as for interconnected real-time information, digital planning as well as automated and connected driving. Estonia’s national policy refers to information systems by its goal to introduce smart mobility and intelligent transport systems. Similar intentions have also been mentioned in the described policy documents Sweden, Poland and Denmark.

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