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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 01 Sep 2020

Hungary launches Green Bus Programme

Hungary is to replace half of the conventional bus fleet in its largest cities with low carbon emission electric buses in the next ten years. This is the objective of a Green Bus Programme which was announced in August by Hungary’s Minister of Innovation and Technology, László Palkovics. the programme is part of Hungary’s efforts to meet climate objectives, while at the same time reinvigorate domestic bus manufacturing.

By Antal Gertheis / Updated: 21 Aug 2020

Both employers and employees adjusted well during the lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic induced dramatic change in all our lives. To maintain physical distancing measures, most companies introduced working from home. However, it was not possible for every business. The SASMOB project teamed up with Magyar CIVINET to organise a virtual roundtable discussion about the impacts of the pandemic on workplace mobility among large employers in Szeged (Hungary), and also monitored the induced measures via an online survey.
By Antal Gertheis / Updated: 16 Jul 2020

SASMOB collects traffic data in Szeged – and shows the impacts of COVID on mobility

As part of the SASMOB project, the City of Szeged – a CIVITAS Award-recognised champion of sustainable mobility in Hungary – is working on an intelligent data-driven municipal response system, which will help optimise urban mobility services and provide better information to users and commuters.

By Antal Gertheis / Updated: 17 Dec 2019
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 16 Sep 2019

Bucharest plans to restrict most polluting cars in 2020

The Mayor of Bucharest, Gabriela Firea, has announced a project which plans to severely restrict access to central Bucharest for polluting cars. The project plans to introduce a tax on cars registered outside of Bucharest and Ilfov county when entering the capital.

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 05 Feb 2020
By gregorysmith / Updated: 28 Oct 2019

Case study on the effect of the machine learning on congestion handling, Debrecen, Hungary

This case study, produced by the Engineering Faculty, Mechatronical Department at Debrecen University shows the results of the KnK Venturi Traffic Optimisation Machine Learning (ML) System on a given traffic problem. The solution provided by machine learning demonstrates the problem-solving capabilities of new technologies.

By Joe Gomersall / Updated: 22 Jul 2019


INNORAIL aims to analyse the current challenges facing the rail industry, and develop responses to ensure the industry is fit for the future. A focus on innovation and environmental performance is key to creating sustainable innovation.

This 3-day conference will cover the following topics:

By Joe Gomersall / Updated: 22 Jul 2019


With more than 500 participants from over 20 countries, TRANSLOG Connect Congress is the leading event associated with transportation, logistics and supply chain management.

The aim of the conference is to help businesses boost their ability to respond to challenges in the market.

There are two main panel discussions, accompanied by various other speakers and presentations. The two topics covered by the panel are:

By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 03 Jul 2019

New cycling route to connect Budapest and Lake Balaton

Hungary’s two biggest tourism destinations – Budapest and Lake Balaton – will soon be linked by a new dedicated bicycle route. The project could provide a major boost for tourism and for cycling in Hungary in general. The start of the project was confirmed by Péter Cseresnyés, State Secretary in the Ministry for Innovation and Technology (ITM), in a recent press conference in Sofiok that marked the start of another major cycle project; the reconstruction of the ‘Balaton Bringakör’ (Balaton Cycling Circle).