News

Final Safeway2School Project Presentation

A final Safeway2School project presentation was given at the 9th ITS Europe Conference in Dublin on 06.06.2013.

Award for SAFEWAY2SCHOOL

The European traffic safety project SAFEWAY2SCHOOL has been awarded ”Stora Trafiksäkerhetspriset 2013” in Sweden. The prize goes to an organization that during 2012 focused on developing safety issues in traffic and other transportation systems.

Reflexsnurran - A Signalling System for the Dark

Reflexsnurran is a reflex signalling system for the dark. It will support the SAFEWAY2SCHOOL pilot in Sweden and will be included into the evauation of safety systems.

2012 European conference on Human Centred Design for Intelligent Transport Systems

The 2012 European conference on Human Centred Design for Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS, will be held in Valencia, Spain on 14 and 15 June 2012.

Infrastructure and Safety in a Collaborative World

A new book on Road Safety, “Infrastructure and Safety in a Collaborative World”, by E. Bekiaris, M.Wiethoff, E.Gaitanidou (Eds) has been published by Springer.

ITST conference in St Petersburg

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL attended the ITST conference in St Petersburg.

The World Road Association (PIARC) XXIV World Congress

Mexico City, Mexico
September 26-30, 2011
Interesting conference for SAFEWAY2SCHOOL related topics.

Transport Research Arena Europe 2012: Sustainable Mobility through Innovation

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL will present several papers at this conference in Athens, Greece on April 23-26, 2012.

4th Project Newsletter

The 4th Project Newsletter is now available » Results.

Sponsoring by Nokia

We are very happy and grateful that Nokia decided to support the development and testing in Germany and Greece as well as the pilots in Italy and Sweden with Nokia smartphones.

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL at ITST 2011

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL supports the workshop on Vulnerable Road Users Protection (VRUP) at the ITST 2011 conference on August 23 - 25 in Saint-Petersburg.

3rd Project Newsletter

The 3rd Project Newsletter is now available » Results.

A major road safety event

A major road safety event will be held in Athens, Greece, February 21-22, 2011.

The SAFEWAY2SCHOOL Concept

Dr Anna Anund, coordinator of the SAFEWAY2SCHOOL-project, will present the concept of the SAFEWAY2SCHOOL-project at the yearly Swedish public transportation fair – Persontrafik 2010 – at Stockholmsmässan October 26-28, 2010.

The Visibility of Signs

The SAFEWAY2SCHOOL project is in the news. At the IIID Traffic & Transport 2010 conference at Tech Gate in Vienna, Austria, September 9-10, Dr Thomas Porathe of Mälardalen University in Eskilstuna, Sweden presented a method for measuring the visibility of traffic signs.

RS4C 2010 Conference

The RS4C - "Road Safety on Four Continents" conference was held at YAS Hotel in Abu Dhabi on March 28-30.

IIID Traffic & Transport 2010 Conference

Interesting conference for SAFEWAY2SCHOOL related topics held in Vienna 9. - 11. September 2010. Organizer is our partner IIID.

Workshop and User Forum Announcement

On behalf of the SAFEWAY2SCHOOL Consortium, we kindly invite you to participate in its first User Forum and Pan-European Workshop that will take place on 10th March 2010 at Fraunhofer Central Administration in Munich, Germany.

Workshop on safe school tranportation

The SAFEWAY2SCHOOL researchers are looking for public discussion, opinion and the needs of our users. We invite you to join a workshop on safe school transportation on 10th of March 2010 in Munich. For more information kindly contact: Lennart Strand (Lenart.Strand@mdh.se) or Eleni Chalkia (hchalkia@certh.gr / +302109844360).

Project poster and leaflet

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL prepares and presents the project poster and a leaflet. Download the dissemination material here very soon.

First plenary meeting

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL Consortium meets in Vienna, Austria for the first plenary meeting. Centre of attention are the users, stakeholders and use cases for SAFEWA2SCHOOL. Focus Groups have been conducted and the public workshop is prepared.

Official web site launch

SAFEWAY2SCHOOL launches the official web site for the project. You will find up to date information on topics related to the project and all public documents of SAFEWAY2SCHOOL here. Visit us regularly and enjoy our user friendly web page.