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Strategic organistion and regulation in transport

Objective

To develop policy measures addressing the organisation of the European Transport System that promote interoperability and interconnection, economic efficiency and spatial co-ordination.
To identify and assess the impact of deregulation and privatisation of transport infrastructure and operations in the EU and EFTA.
To determine the optimal balance between market competition and transport regulation.
To determine appropriate management and organisational structures and performance criteria.
To identify infrastructure and operating barriers in the EEA and Switzerland that inhibit interoperability and interconnections.

To consider policy options concerning relationships between regulators and operators and between operators.

To consider the consistency of organisation and interconnection between the EEA and CIS networks.
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To develop a common database of 200 interviews of major players in the European transport industry. To develop a series of analytical models which will assess the impacts of different organisational structures on costs and productivity, on competition and on inter-operability.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
Address
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
United Kingdom

Participants (9)

ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM
Netherlands
Address
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE SUR LES TRANSPORTS ET LEUR SECURITE.
France
Address
Avenue Du General Malleret-joinville 2
94114 Arcueil
INSTITUTO SUPERIOR TECHNICO
Portugal
Address

1096 Lisboa
SWEDISH NATIONAL ROAD AND TRANSPORT RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Sweden
Address
Olaus Magnus Väg 37
581 95 Linköping
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (SNCF)
France
Address
45 Rue De Londres
75379 Paris
UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA
Spain
Address
Leon Y Castillo - 4È Planta, 89
35004 Las Palmas De Gran Canaria
UNIVERSITAET KARLSRUHE
Germany
Address
Kaiserstrasse 12
Karlsruhe
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP
Belgium
Address
Prinsstraat 13
Antwerpen
UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA
Spain
Address
Doctor Maliner, 50
46100 Burjassot