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21 Oct Smart Cities – German High Technology for the City of the Future

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2011
Worldwide urbanization is a crucial challenge of the 21st century. More people are living in regional agglomerations than in rural regions for the first time since 2007; they will add up to 60% in 2030. The stronger the concentration, the more cities and agglomerations will depend on networked technologies. “Smart” technologies offer answers to various requirement areas in this context. Germany has good opportunities to establish itself as a leading provider of innovative package solutions. The statement of the German Academy of Science and Engineering on hand presents which framework conditions have to be created on the part of policy making so as to utilize the potential.
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21 Oct Global Navigation Space Systems: reliance and vulnerabilities

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2011
In an ever more connected world, society’s reliance on high integrity positional, navigational and timing (PNT) data is growing. The Academy’s study has identified an increasing number of applications where PNT signals from GNSS are used with little, or no, non-GNSS based back-ups available. The trend is for GNSS to be used in a growing number of safety of life critical systems. Unfortunately, the integrity of GNSS is insufficient for these applications without augmentation. Non-GNSS based back-ups are often absent, inadequately exercised or inadequately maintained.  The recommendations of this report include raising awareness, analysing impact, increasing resilience and a number of particular policy responses.
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21 Oct Arges and Dambovita rivers arrangement for navigation and other uses / Amenajarea raurilor Arges si Dambovita pentru navigatie si alte folosinte

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
This paper analyses the opportunity of accomplishing a navigable link between Bucharest and Danube – Trans-European Transport Corridor VII. There are summarized the studies / projects developed for this navigable link from the late nineteenth century, as well as the works performed in 1986-1990, including the dysfunctions caused by their suspension / abandonment.
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21 Oct Improving existing connections between the highway Bucharest – Constanta and Bucharest / Imbunatatirea conexiunilor actuale dintre autostrada Bucuresti – Constanta si Mun. Bucuresti

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
Bucharest has developed without a systematic plan as results from general plan since 1870. Emergence of major streets by aligning and grouping of buildings was made after 1900. This presents a particular problem at present in all cases it is necessary to make some connections and development to increase traffic capacity due to high volume of decommissioning required.
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21 Oct On configuration of logistics area with urban goods distribution centers / Asupra configurarii spatiului logistic cu centre de distributie urbana

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
Urban goods transport plays an essential part in good operation of the cities, being in the same time source of negative consequences (congestion, pollution, consumption of non-regenerative energy). This paper presents the characteristic features of logistics scheme with urban distribution centers, considered one of the solutions of energy consumption decrease and urban goods transport efficiency enhacement.
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21 Oct Approaching the Urban Mobility by Category Theory

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
Considering that transport modes are suited for certain market areas, it is proposed to shift from the existing concepts of inter-, multi- and co-modality to the generalizing concepts, theories and models in order to bring transport modes into an equivalent logistics space where the mobility systems are comparable and capable of cooperation at various levels: companies, logistic chains, urban corridors, urban intermodal platforms etc.
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21 Oct Bucharest – Danube Canal: interaction between regional / international and metropolitan freight transport / Canalul Bucuresti – Dunare: interactiune intre transportul de marfuri regional / international si cel metropolitan

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
In this paper we present the recent achievements of the FLAVIA project activities, which were obtained during the pre-feasibility study of the Danube inland water way services.
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21 Oct Integrated platform for efficient management of travel in European cities – a solution for increasing urban mobility / Platformă integrată pentru managementul eficient al călătoriei în orașe europene – soluție pentru creșterea mobilității urbane

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2012
The present paper presents some results obtained in an European research project in the field of mobile information systems, with the goal to implement and develop an efficient management and information system for traveling in urban areas.
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21 Oct Mobility, transport and traffic – major themes of sustainable development / Mobilitatea, transportul şi traficul – teme majore ale dezvoltării durabile

Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (ASTR)
2013
The integrated education in view of sustainable development requests the study of the following themes: population (structure and spatial distribution), manner of living, organizational structures and their administration, spatial structures, technical structures and ecological environment. In synthetic approach, the level of sustainable development of the territory subordinated of the mentioned themes has to be assessed by sustainable development indicators - EUROSTAT - existing in Romania.
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21 Oct Crossrail: Delivering Europe’s largest infrastructure project

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2013
Crossrail is Europe’s largest infrastructure project, and among the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK.
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