Presentation on theme: "United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Transport Division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Transport Division ITU - Inland Transport."— Presentation transcript:
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Transport Division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Transport Division ITU - Inland Transport Committee/UNECE joint workshop Eva Molnar 27 June 2013 Intelligent Transport Systems in emerging markets – drivers for safe and sustainable growth
Slide 2 UNECE - Transport Division UNECE - Centre for Transport Agreements UN Transport Conventions and Agreements per country
Slide 3 UNECE - Transport Division Gaps and stumbling blocks in ITS deployment Lukewarm political will and limited public understanding Different speed of the public and private sectors No commonly agreed definition Inter- operability - Fragmentation of technical standards Lack of harmonized policies Unresolved frequency allocation Protection of Private data Question of liability Lack of infrastructures Lack of or limited ITS training VMS not harmonized
Slide 4 UNECE - Transport Division UNECE Road Map: What actions - I 1.Reaching common definition for ITS 2.Harmonizing policies 3.Forging international cooperation 4.Facilitating inter-operability and the ITS architecture 5.Ensuring data security 6.Scaling up the work on ITS in all Working Parties of the UNECE Inland Transport Committee 7.Promoting vehicle to infrastructure communication 8.Promoting vehicle to vehicle communication 9.Fighting the road traffic safety crisis 10.Addressing the liability concerns
Slide 5 UNECE - Transport Division UNECE Road Map: What actions, 2 11. Harmonizing Variable Message Signs 12. Making Transport of Dangerous goods less dangerous 13. Integrating with rail transport 14. Integrating with inland water transport 15. Enhancing the modal integrator’s role of ITS 16. Developing Cost-benefit assessment methodologies 17. Contributing to climate change mitigation 18. Launching analytical work 19. Contributing to capacity building, education and awareness raising, with special attention to emerging economies Organizing the United Nations Annual Round Table on Intelligent Transport System 20. Organizing the United Nations Annual Round Table on Intelligent Transport Systems
Slide 6 UNECE - Transport Division Road Map: How to implement?
Slide 8 UNECE - Transport Division Conclusions 1.The growth challenge for transport – ITS can bring solutions 2.Many obstacles to the use of ITS solutions 3.To unblock impediments political support is needed Concrete issues to be solved (e.g. liability) ITS to be mainstreamed in policy making and in technical work 4. UNECE will facilitate the use of ITS solutions
Thank you for your attention United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Transport Division
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