NIIAT specialists took part in the V International Scientific and Practical Conference "Transport Planning and Modeling"

17 April 2020

The V International Scientific and Practical Conference "Transport Planning and Modeling" was held from April 16 to 17, 2020 in online format.

The event was organized by the Association of Transport Engineers, the Scientific and Research Institute of Motor Transport (NIIAT), Russian university of transport (MIIT), «Russian Highways» State Company («Avtodor»), The Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPbGASU), The Moscow automobile and road construction state technical university (MADI), Coordinating Council for the organization of traffic.

NIIAT at the conference was represented by the First Deputy General Director for Research, Head of the Research Department of the Strategic and Innovative Development of Motor Vehicles and Infrastructure Vitaliy Komarov with the report on the strategy for efficient digitalization of automobile transport.

On the first day of the event, a Plenary discussion was held in the format of live video broadcasting in which the representatives of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, FAU RosdorNII, JSC VEB-Leasing, GKU TsODD Moscow Government, LLC Kazan-Telematics”, SIMETRA took part.

The key topics of discussion were the current situation in the development of public transport, especially in the current crisis, the vector of development of intelligent transport systems in the framework of national projects and possible anti-crisis measures to support the regions in the current situation.

The vice president of the Association of Transport Engineers Sultan Zhankaziev moderated the plenary discussion and noted that the first day of the online conference outlined two problem points that are relevant to the implementation of the national project of the BKAD - passenger transport and intelligent transportation systems.

The Session “Implementation of the national project “Safe and High-Quality Roads” organized by the Federal State Institution “RosdorNII” was also held, the speakers discussed prospects for expanding federal support for public transport, in particular on the acquisition of rolling stock by urban agglomerations and examined methodological approaches to providing state support and the application selection procedure, as well as the presentation of the “Rating of Russian Cities by the Quality of Public Transport” prepared by SIMETRA. The session was moderated by the Deputy Director General of the Federal State Institution “RosdorNII” Ekaterina Bryazgina.

On April 17, thematic round tables were held in webinar format, where participants discussed transport planning topics in projects, modern tools for collecting and analyzing transport data, intelligent transport systems, modern forms of mobility, approaches and methods of transport planning and modeling.

One of the round tables was devoted to foreign experience in the development of transport systems. Foreign colleagues from PTV Group (Germany), Steers (Great Britain), WSP (Canada) and Alkutieto (Finland) took part in it.