International Seminar on Flexible Transport

By News Editor / Updated: 15 Oct 2014
Monday 24 January 2011 at 01:01
Language: English
Past event
The Seminar aims in providing a better understanding on Flexible Transport, create a know-how and a culture (both among planners and operators) concerning this subject and promoting its implementation at a European level.

The Seminar will cover the following themes:
1. Understanding the Concept
  • Fundamental aspects of FT
  • What is FT?What are its benefits?
  • In which cases is it recommended?
  • Etc.
2. Analysis and Design of FT
  • Methods for demand analysis
  • Methods for designing of FT services
  • Feasibility study of FT
  • Risks & barriers and how to overcome them
3. Organisation and Operation of FT Services
  • Service operation scenarios and organisation
  • Business models, contracts, financing
  • Organisational issues
  • Operational costs
4. Technologies for FT Services
  • ITS tools o Booking and passenger/driver information technology
  • Demonstration of software tools currently in use
5. Marketing and Communication
  • The importance of marketing and communication in the success of FT
6. Monitoring
7. Best Practice
  • Successful examples of FT services from all around Europe
  • Understanding of the successful examples: why did they work, to which element/s is their successfulness attributed?

Are you interested in presenting a paper at the Seminar, then visit the Call for Papers section.