European Consensus Formation and Standardisation in the Area of Road Transport and Traffic Telematics

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by Wolf Zechnall, Robert Bosch GmbH, Hildeshein, Germany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference: Volume I: Advanced Technologies

Abstract: In Europe ATT-implementation projects are run both by PROMETHEUS (EUREKA) and DRIVE (Commission of the European Communities). Many of these projects are urban and inter-urban field trials and pilot installations. In order to achieve pan-European harmonism in technical and strategic questions of RTI-system implementation in a harmonized and politically agreed way. Within DRIVE ERTICO controls the so called topic groups, whose objective is to support RTI-exchange of information and results between projects and to finally submit harmonized functional, interface and database specifications to the European standardization organisations.

Subject Headings: Highways and roads | Traffic management | Global positioning systems | Control systems | Databases | Information management | Standards and codes | Field tests | Urban areas | Europe

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