The Future for Interurban Passenger Transport
18th International Symposium on Transport Economics and Policy
16-18 November 2009, Madrid, Spain

Speaker Biographies
Summary and Conclusions


Jack Short Opening of the Symposium  
Opening of the Symposium by Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum


Opening Session

Session 1. Trends and Developments in Inter-Urban Passenger Transport

Session 2.  Adapting the Intermodal Network to the Passenger Market: Long-Term Planning and Assessment

Session 3.  Competition and Regulation of Interurban Travel: Towards New Regulatory Frameworks?

Session 4. Transport System Interactions and Innovation

Session 5. Sustainable Inter-Urban Mobility

Final Session

  • Sustainable Mobility: Research and Politics: Is the EU TRC-T/HSR Policy Sustainable?     Slides
    Paulo COSTA, President, Venice Port Authority, Italy, Member of the ITF Advisory Board