TN-ITS: ALL OUR VIDEO RECORDINGS

Did you miss any of our events but you would like to know what our experts shared? No worries, we got you covered! Below you will find all the recordings of our past events, from the most recent to the oldest ones. Enjoy! TN-ITS GOes urban – 11th October 2021 The event TN-ITS GOes Urban […]

TN-ITS: all our video recordings

Did you miss any of our events but you would like to know what our experts shared? No worries, we got you covered! Below you will find all the recordings of our past events, from the most recent to the oldest ones. Enjoy! TN-ITS GOes urban – 11th October 2021 The event TN-ITS GOes Urban […]

TN-ITS GOes to Hamburg!

On October 15, ITS World Congress ended; the event represented a great opportunity to gain insights, takeaways, lessons learned and fruitful discussions. As TN-ITS community, we would like to wrap-up some of the key activities of the week.  On Monday 11 October 2021, the very opening day of the ITS World Congress, TN-ITS organised the […]

DON’T MISS OUR NEXT EVENT: TN-ITS GOES URBAN!

Are you a city representative interested in map data updates? Or an enthusiast of fresh and updated maps? Join our event “TN-ITS GOes urban” to discover how TN-ITS can help your city to share its static and regulatory data, for a better city navigation and traffic management! The meeting will take place on 11 October […]

Don’t miss our next event: TN-ITS GOes urban!

Are you a city representative interested in map data updates? Or an enthusiast of fresh and updated maps? Join our event “TN-ITS GOes urban” to discover how TN-ITS can help your city to share its static and regulatory data, for a better city navigation and traffic management! The meeting will take place on 11 October […]

Public NAPCORE project kicked-off

In September 2021 the new NAPCORE – National Access Point Coordination Organisation for Europe was officially launched. Financed by the European Commission under the CEF programme and lasting 3 years, NAPCORE will build on the results of two previous projects, TN-ITS and TN-ITS GO, to empower the National Access Points (NAPs) as the backbone for […]

New TN-ITS service available

A new TN-ITS service for Flanders (Belgium) is now available. The new service is based on the CEN TS. The database is directly accessible through this link: https://opendata.apps.mow.vlaanderen.be/tn-its/rest/dataset/v2

TN-ITS: Researching ITS Data Chain Requirements

The TN-ITS association, acting as an innovation platform under the legal umbrella of ERTICO, gathers all stakeholders to further develop the TN-ITS data sharing mechanism between (mainly public) pan European road authorities and service providers. This data sharing mechanism is based upon the Technical Specification CEN TS 17268 and already deployed via the CEF TN-ITS […]

TN-ITS FREE WEBINAR “AN INTRODUCTION TO MAPS: FROM CREATION TO INNOVATION”

The TN-ITS platform is proud to invite you to attend the free webinar “An introduction to maps: from creation to innovation”, which will take place on 22 September 2021 from 14.00 till 15.30 CET (registrations are open here). Up-to-date maps are a key asset for ITS applications, as well as for increasing road safety and efficiency. […]

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OPEN CALL FOR INNOVATORS: NEW DEADLINE 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

TN-ITS, in cooperation with ERTICO’s start-ups initiative, is looking for the most innovative ideas to further enhance and improve TN-ITS! With a focus on the exchange of information on changes in static road attributes, as well as safety, automation, accuracy and quality of digital maps, and with a keen interest in usage of the TN-ITS […]

Webinar on TN-ITS Specifications – for Road Data Exchange in Europe

The TN-ITS platform, coordinated by ERTICO, was inaugurated in 2013 and brings together a number of road authorities and leading map & service providers to further develop the harmonised and automated exchange of (changes) of road data on European roads. The focus is clearly on ‘static’ road attributes, which are vital elements of a reference […]

TN-ITS viewpoints on the Revision of the Delegated Regulation

The TN-ITS association has recently assessed and benchmarked its strategy taking into account the ITS directive and the revised Delegated Regulation 2015/92 on Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI). The directive created by VVA in co-operation with ERTICO, presented “supporting study on activities 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4 of the new working programme of the ITS directive” […]

TN-ITS Welcomes the inputs of a new Map Maker – GeoJunxion

GeoJunxion recently joined TN-ITS as a new Map maker, contributing to a unified and widely adopted format of digital maps for ITS •                    Could you tell us more about Geojunxion GeoJunxion, formerly known as AND, focus on creating and distributing unparalleled location-aware content that fosters a safer and more sustainable world. Also, leaning on our 25+ […]

TN-ITS GO HOSTS WEBINAR ON IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS STORIES

On the 3rd of March, ERTICO’s project TN-ITS GO hosted the ‘Success stories webinar’, gathering more than 60 people together virtually to hear about and discuss their implementation experiences in Belgium, the UK, Hungary and Greece.  The webinar began with TN-ITS president, Mr Christian Kleine- HERE, introducing the TN-ITS GO project. TN-ITS GO is a Programme […]

ERTICO INNOVATION LEADS SMARTER, SAFER AND CLEANER MOBILITY

A report recently published by Queensland Government in Australia, on the study ‘ Map creation, monitoring and maintenance for automated driving’ gives well-deserved recognition to the work of three ERTICO Innovation Platforms: TN-ITS, ADASIS and SENSORIS. The Australian report, available online, contains an extensive analysis of the used mobility data space related methodologies in Europe. The study highlights in particular the […]

TN-ITS SUCCESS STORIES WEBINAR – MARCH 3 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

On 3 March at 14:00-15:30 CET, the TN-ITS GO project will host a webinar on the success stories from some of the countries implementing TN-ITS (pilot) services. Flanders (BE), the UK, Hungary and Greece will be sharing their experiences, each one focusing on a specific aspect of their implementations that will highlight common challenges and […]

TN-ITS reflects on the ‘Future of a common European Mobility data space’

TN-ITS is glad to announce the publication of its new reflection paper that addresses the deployment of a standard European data sharing mechanism. TN-ITS allows the trusted, accurate and timely update of map attributes, as they are collected and registered by European road authorities. This data is of great use in the so-called Map base […]

European TN ITS standard for map updates unifies UK’s digital infrastructure data

Today, 15 EU member states implement the EU standard TN-ITS mechanism, ensuring qualitative and trusted data feeds to enable accurate and up-to date digital maps. The UK DfT (Department for Transport) joined this activity via the EU CEF project TN-ITS Go, started in January 2018. Now, after only 2.5 years, the UK is one of […]

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Join TN-ITS at the 13th Open Auto Drive Forum

The 13th Open Auto Drive Forum, the cross-domain platform driving standardizations in the area of autonomous driving, goes virtual! The event will take place online the 9th July 2020. Join us from 8:00 to 12:00 (CET) (GMT+7, Beijing/Shanghai)! TN-ITS will be represented by our president, Christian Kleine, who will update you on the recent status […]

How TN-ITS can support ISA: an interactive webinar

TN-ITS has recently shared with its community the importance of its role to speed up the Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) across Europe, thanks to the great value of map data and the deployment of standardised data exchange and update mechanisms for digital maps. TN-ITS GO has decided to further analyse this possibility, hosting an interactive […]

Portugal extends EU TN-ITS network to the South West borders

Although the recent COVID-19 emergency severely limits the progress of projects all over the business world, Portugal’s “Infraestruturas de Portugal, S.A. (IP, SA), a state-owned company, successfully implemented the TN-ITS solution aiming at collecting Geographical Information System (GIS) features and their integration into a TN-ITS database. The action is carried out under the European CEF […]

Make a difference: contribute to the European ITS Directive!

ERTICO and its Partner VVA are undertaking a support study for the European Commission DG MOVE’s new Working Programme regarding the ITS Directive (Directive 2010/40/EU), which establishes a framework in support of the coordinated and coherent deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within the Union, in particular across the borders between the Member […]

Make a difference: contribute to the European ITS Directive!

ERTICO Partner VVA is undertaking a support study for the European Commission DG MOVE’s new Working Programme regarding the ITS Directive (Directive 2010/40/EU), which establishes a framework in support of the coordinated and coherent deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within the Union, in particular across the borders between the Member States, and […]

Enabling the Traffic Services of tomorrow: DATEX II & TN-ITS towards interoperable standars

DATEX II and TN-ITS are working together towards the interoperability of standards in the traffic management domain. The first step will be the development of semantical interoperability between the two, within the scope of Management of Electronic Traffic Regulations (METR). Connected and automated vehicles need to be aware of the road environment around them; currently, one […]

TN-ITS speeds up ISA across Europe

The newly revised General Safety Regulation has made Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) mandatory in new types of vehicles, from M and N categories (cars, vans, trucks and buses) starting from 2022. The European Commission is currently drafting ISA technical requirements and future test procedures in a related ISA delegated act. For years, speed has been […]

MOVIN towards “Go for ZERO”

MOVIN’ (Mobile Support Tool for Road Signs Inventory) is a recent mobile application, issued by the Flemish road authority, which automates the registration of traffic signs in Flanders–Belgium. It greatly contributes to the realisation of the TN-ITS GO project by quickly registering new or updated traffic signs placed along the roads. The data is then […]

TN-ITS GO in Finland for the Digital Transport Days 2019

Last week, TN-ITS GO participated to the Digital Transport Days Conference, held in Helsinki from the 7th to the 9th of October and organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), in cooperation with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The three-days offered an occasion to keep […]

TN-ITS Specifications: recorded session now available!

If you have always wanted to know more about TN-ITS Specifications, good news! Click below to access the YouTube video of the recorded session which was held in Berlin the last 19/09. The meeting included a thorough presentation of the TN-ITS specifications, background, code lists, features and change request procedures by Martin Andreas Fredriksen and […]

TN-ITS Specifications: recorded session now available!

If you have always wanted to know more about TN-ITS Specifications, good news! Check our website Library to access the YouTube video of the recorded session which was held in Berlin the last 19/09. The meeting included a thorough presentation of the TN-ITS specifications, background, code lists, features and change request procedures by Martin Andreas […]

TN-ITS: What & Why – The Webinar

TN-ITS GO is glad to invite you to the webinar organised the next 29th of October 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 CET. TN-ITS is currently deployed in 15 EU members states as a de facto methodology for road authorities for map attribute data exchange. TN-ITS, by its nature, represents the base layer data related to […]

TN-ITS: What & Why – The Webinar

TN-ITS GO is glad to invite you to the webinar organised the next 29th of October 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 CET. TN-ITS is currently deployed in 15 EU members states as a de facto methodology for road authorities for map attribute data exchange. TN-ITS, by its nature, represents the base layer data related to […]

TN-ITS: What & Why

TN-ITS GO is glad to invite you to the webinar organised the next 29th of October 2019, from 14:00 to 15:00 CET. TN-ITS is currently deployed in 15 EU members states as a de facto methodology for road authorities for map attribute data exchange. TN-ITS, by its nature, represents the base layer data related to […]

TN-ITS updated factsheet!

New entry in our Library: check the communication section and have a look at the updated TN-ITS Factsheet! Facts and figures of the project are available for a clear, user-friendly overview on TN-ITS and its platform. And if you have more questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

TN-ITS @ the 13th ITS European Congress

TN-ITS was glad to be part of the 13th ITS European Congress! The event, which took place at the Evoluon in Brainport, Eindhoven, gathered all members of the ITS community interested in smart mobility, smart cities, digital data and infrastructure for Connected and Automated Driving. The TN-ITS GO project and its TN-ITS platform, about digital […]

TN-ITS Activity Workshop

A Connected and Automated Driving Experience towards an interoperable digital infrastructure architecture and system How does connected and automated driving work? What services are available to the vehicle and its driver? How are these services accomplished, processed and delivered? To answer these and other questions, TN ITS is glad to announce the next Activity Workshop […]

TN-ITS MAP UPDATES SUPPORT ISA IN SAVING LIVES

For years, speeding has been recognised as one of the main contributing factors to deaths on our roads. Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) will have a huge impact on traffic safety. TN-ITS GO (Transport Network Intelligent Transport Systems) is a Connecting Europe Facility project that contributes to ISA’s success by deploying standardized advanced exchange and update […]

TN-ITS at the 2018 INSPIRE Conference in Antwerp

As you probably know, INSPIRE is all about creating a European Union spatial data infrastructure for environmental topics. It should enable the sharing of environmental spatial information among public sector organisations and facilitate public access to spatial information across Europe. The INSPIRE Directive came into force on 15 May 2007 and full implementation is required […]

TN-ITS Guidelines for Data Senders and Data Receivers

The work of TN-ITS is divided into five working groups (WG), each addressing a different range of issues, including location referencing, reference implementation, specifications and standards, and policy awareness. At the end of last year, WG3, which deals with TN-ITS implementation support, issued guidelines on better understanding and use of TN-ITS data. The guidelines come […]

Feedback Loop Highlighted in Recent TN-ITS Member Discussions

The TN-ITS Joint Progress meeting, held on 27th November in Brussels, gave an opportunity for TN-ITS members to exchange information and share best practices. A notable trend in the discussions was the call for a feedback loop, which would facilitate interactions between data providers and data users. Particular interest in this was raised from Sweden […]

TN-ITS GO Members Welcomed at TN-ITS Joint Progress Meeting

On 27th November, TN-ITS hosted a Joint Progress Meeting in Brussels regrouping the pioneer TN-ITS implementations from Sweden and Norway together with the ongoing pilot implementations in Finland, Flanders, UK, Ireland and France. The big TN-ITS news is the announcement of the funding of the TN-ITS GO CEF grant. Nine additional member states were kindly […]

TN-ITS and Its Initiatives Presented at ITS.be Congress in Brussels

On 29th September, Bert Boterbergh presented TN-ITS at the ITS.be Congress in Brussels. His presentation briefly introduced the TN-ITS platform, which is coordinated by ERTICO – ITS Europe, and explained two initiatives that TN-ITS is currently leading. One of the initiatives presented aims to bring fresher map data to intelligent transport services in the Flanders […]

A strong TN-ITS delegation at the latest INSPIRE conference (05-09 September 2017)

Upon kind invitation of DG JRC, Maxime Flament, ERTICO’s Head of Department Connectivity & Automation, participated at a workshop on ‘New Directions in Digital Government Using INSPIRE’ (05.09 Kehl, Germany). As part of the panel, he shared the experience and the perspective on supporting digital government with TN-ITS and its development through the CEF actions […]

TN-ITS participated in SIS44 at ITS Europe Congress

On 21st June 2017, the TN-ITS President Stephen T’Siobbel from TomTom Group, participated as speaker in the Special Interest Session 44 at the 12th ITS European Congress which took place in Strasbourg from 19th to 22nd of July 2017. The session ” Challenges on the data chain to serve automated driving” was organized and moderated […]

TN-ITS implementation in England and Wales

In February 2015, the UK Department of Transport (DfT) launched the Highways Network Project with the aim to create an accurate view of the entire road network. The £3 million mapping project is an important step towards TN-ITS implementation that will play an invaluable role in transforming road improvements and maintenance as well as in […]

DG MOVE call for Programme Support Action proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility

On May 3, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) launched a call for proposals (MOVE/B4-2017-63) for a Programme Support Action (PSA) under the Connecting Europe Facility in the field of Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). Action to be supported under this priority shall consist of the implementation of data exchange used for […]

Connected and Automated Driving ( CAD) conference

3&4th April 2017, Brussels ( Belgium) The first EU conference on Connected and Automated Driving took place in Brussels on 3-4 April. The high-level conference was attended by major road transport stakeholders – automotive and telecom industry, users, road operators, public transport operators, regulators, research centres, universities and representatives of both EC and EU Member States. The […]

Global NCAP seminar

9th May 2017, London On May 9 the TN-ITS president, Stephen T’Siobbel, was invited to a Global NCAP seminar in London on Advancing Speed Assistance Systems in cars. The new NCAP assessment protocol will be applied in 2018 whereby cars will score extra points if they have an onboard, frequently updated map with speed limits […]

TN-ITS presented at VEBIMOBE final event

TN-ITS president Stephen T’Siobbel attended the final event of the VEBIMOBE project, which looked into the maintenance of the Flemish Traffic Sign Database with Traffic Sign Recognition Systems. At the event Mr T’Siobbel presented an overview of the rationale, working and deployment status of TN-ITS implementation within the CEF-funded EU EIP project. You can view […]

Presentations from the TN-ITS EU EIP joint workshop (19.01.2017) available!

TN-ITS hosted a joint TN-ITS EU EIP workshop on 19th January 2017 in Brussels, with the main objective to show the progress of the implementation in the different member states; showcase some of the TN-ITS functionalities implemented so far and provide the perspectives of the mapmakers. The detailed agenda is available here. View the presentations […]

Transportation Pilot Final report now available!

The final report of the Transportation Pilot: “Improving accuracy in road safety data exchange for navigation systems” has been published. You can download a copy on the following link: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC104569 

Flanders implements first TN-ITS services

A first TN-ITS service is implemented in Flanders on the database of highways, main roads and regional roads, with primary focus on exchanging speed limit information. As a next step, the road authority plans to publish a speed limit safety feature data set and make it available to mapmakers HERE and TomTom for testing before […]

TN-ITS @ Glasgow – presentations available!

TN-ITS organised its annual General Assembly (GA) meeting along with a Congress Session PR04 (“Progress in TN-ITS spatial data exchange”) at the 11th ITS European Congress 2016 on Wednesday, 8 June. The well-attended session featured speakers from map providers HERE and TomTom along with presentations from the Finnish showcase (Transportation Pilot) and the more recently […]

Workshop on Spatial Data in conjunction with CEN/TC 278 Plenary meeting

A workshop on spatial data and standardisation is foreseen to be organised in conjunction with the next CEN/TC 278 Plenary meeting, to be held 16/17 March 2016 in Vienna, Austria. TC 278/WG 7 “ITS spatial data” is hosting the standardisation of the TN-ITS specification into a formal CEN Technical Specification. More details to be announced […]

Kick-off meeting of TN-ITS subproject in CEF-funded EU EIP

The European Union ITS Platform (EU EIP) is an ITS-related project funded under the 2014 CEF Transport Call for Proposals. One of the sub-activities of the proposal concerns a subproject, duration one year and a half, to do TN-ITS pilot implementations in five EU Member States: Finland, Flanders (Belgium), the UK, Ireland an France. This […]

TN-ITS/INSPIRE session at ITS World Congress Bordeaux

The INSPIRE transportation pilot as driver for TN-ITS implementation TN-ITS aims to facilitate a future with highly up-to-date digital maps for ITS applications. The concept is pan-European exchange of ITS-related spatial data concerning updates of road attributes, between public road authorities (source of the changes) and ITS map providers. INSPIRE is the Infrastructure for Spatial […]

TN-ITS 2015 General Assembly meeting

On 4 June in the morning, TN-ITS held its third General Assembly meeting, at ERTICO in Brussels. While this is a formal meeting for TN-ITS members, attendance was open to interested non-members as observer. The meeting was held in conjunction with a Workshop on Spatial Data, organised jointly by the Network of National ITS Associations […]

Joint ITS Network/TN-ITS Workshop on Spatial Data

On 4 June in the afternoon a Workshop on Spatial Data was held at ERTICO, Brussels, jointly organised by the Network of National ITS Associations and TN-ITS. The focus of the workshop was on the status of the spatial data infrastructure in various European countries, and related recent developments. The workshop was organised in conjunction […]

The JRC-led Transportation Pilot in video

The European Union Location Framework project is pleased to announce the release of an explanatory video of its Transportation pilot activity. The pilot addresses the exchange of safety related road data attributes, such as speed limits and access restrictions, between public road authorities and commercial map providers, building on the requirements from the Intelligent Transport […]

TN-ITS joint working group meeting

A joint meeting of the five TN-ITS working groups is scheduled for Thursday 29 January 2015, at ERTICO, Brussels, 08:30-16:30. The meeting will start with parallel separate sessions meetings of the working groups, followed by a joint session, with presentations by each working group with reports on the status and ongoing work, and on the […]

Meeting of the TN-ITS Board

For Tuesday 16 December 2014 a meeting of the TN-ITS Board is scheduled, to be held at ERTICO, Brussels. Topics on the agenda are the status and progress of TN-ITS and its activities, and the plan and budget for 2014.

TN-ITS Working Group 3 meeting

A regular meeting of Working Group 3 – Implementation Support, to be held by conference call, is scheduled for Thursday 4 December 13:00-15:30.

TN-ITS presentation at UNECE workshop on Intelligent Transport Systems

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), organised on 17/18 November 2014 its annual flagship workshop on ITS, this year jointly with the Federal Public Service Mobility and Transport of Belgium. The motto of the 2014 workshop, which was held in Brussels, was “Towards a new transportation culture: technology innovations for safe, efficient and […]

Next meeting of the Transportation Pilot team

The Transportation Pilot is a joint collaborative effort of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, TN-ITS and the ELF project. The JRC is involved through its EULF project (European Union Location Framework). EULF is a concept for an EU-wide, cross-sector interoperability framework for the exchange and sharing of location data and services, […]

Meeting of WG 1 – Location referencing

On 30 October 2014 a meeting of Working Group 1 (WG 1) “Location referencing” was held by conference call, chaired by WG Leader Stephen T’Siobbel of TomTom. Eight members attended the call. The previous meeting was held on 5 May 2014 (also by conference call). The topics discussed included: status of and planning for the […]

TN-ITS Working Group 3 meeting

A regular meeting of Working Group 3 – Implementation Support, to be held by conference call, is scheduled for Tuesday 21 October 10:30-11:30.

Next meeting of the Transportation Pilot

The Transportation Pilot is a joint collaborative effort of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, TN-ITS and the ELF project. The JRC is involved through its EULF project (European Union Location Framework). EULF is a concept for an EU-wide, cross-sector interoperability framework for the exchange and sharing of location data and services, […]

TN-ITS presentation at CEN/TC 287 workshop

In connection to its 32th Plenary meeting, CEN/TC 287 (Geographic information) organised a one-day standards-related technical workshop with the title “Standardization + cooperation = technical harmonization”. The workshop and the Plenary meeting were held in Delft, The Netherlands. CEN/TC 287 is the European counterpart of ISO/TC 211 (Geographic information/Geomatics), and not to be confused with […]

TN-ITS presentation at Expert meeting on priority action (b) of the ITS Directive

On 15 and 16 October a Member States Expert meeting was held in Brussels, organised by DG MOVE of the European Commission, on priority actions (b) and (c) of the ITS Directive. Action (b) concerns “the provision of EU-wide real-time traffic information services” (RTTI) and action (c) “data and procedures for the provision, where possible, […]

Meeting of CEN/TC 278/WG 7 – ITS spatial data

A meeting of CEN/TC 278/WG 7 – ITS spatial data was held. The meeting took place by conference call. This was the first meeting of this Working Group after its revival and renaming last year. Recently by Decision CEN/TC 278 010/2014, taken on 2014-07-04, preliminary Work Item 00278361 was activated. Title of the Work Item: […]

Kick-off meeting of the JRC/TN-ITS/ELF Transportation Pilot

The Transportation Pilot is a joint collaborative effort of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, TN-ITS and the ELF project. The JRC is the technical custodian of INSPIRE. INSPIRE was primarily developed for the environmental sector. This year the JRC, through its EULF (European Union Location Framework) project, initiates several Pilots to […]

Transportation Pilot kick-off meeting (2-4 September)

Phase 1 of the Transportation Pilot will start 1 September 2014. The Phase 1 kickoff meeting will be held 2/3/4 September 2014 at the premises of the NPRA in Oslo, Norway. For a short description of the Transportation pilot, see the page under “Miscellaneous/Transportation Pilot”.

Transportation Pilot conference call

A follow-up conference call meeting is held of the team preparing a plan for the Transportation Pilot. Involved parties TN-ITS, the JRC (INSPIRE and EULF project) and the ELF project.

TN-ITS session at the TRA

TN-ITS presented itself today at the Transport Research Arena conference in Paris, in an Invited Special Session with the title “TN-ITS: Establishing the data chain for ITS spatial data”. The idea was to have presentations and some debate between the presentations. In the session four speakers addressed the following topics: (1) The status of storage […]

Second TN-ITS General Assembly

On Tuesday 17 June 2014, in connection with the ITS European Congress in Helsinki, the Transport Network ITS Spatial Data Deployment Platform (TN-ITS) held its second General Assembly meeting. The meeting was organised as an open breakfast session, accessible for anyone with an interest in the activities and mission of TN-ITS. The meeting was opened […]

TN-ITS WG2 leader nominated wihtin NPRA

Trond Hovland (ITS Norway) has had discussions with Per Anderson of the NPRA, who will be the Leader of TN-ITS WG 2 – Standardisation (Trond is ad interim WG 2 Leader).

TN-ITS JRC meeting

Kees Wevers and Maxime Flament met in Brussels with JRC representatives (EU Joint Research Centre; the custodian of INSPIRE) Francesco Pignatelli and (by conference line) Graham Vowles, who agreed to help TN-ITS with substantial in kind contributions in WGs 1, 2 and 5.

Annual Activity Plan and Budget published

The Annual Activity Plan and Budget (AAPB) for the years 2013 and 2014 is finalised and published. First meetings of WGs 1, 2 and 3 are announced for 14 November, to be held at ERTICO. The date is tentative.

TN-ITS General Assembly

TN-ITS was formally established at its inaugural General Assembly held at Dublin during the ITS European Congress 2013. There are eight founding members: Norway (NPRA), Sweden (TRV), Finland (FTA), Flanders (MOW), Ireland (DTTaS), the UK (DfT), and the map makers TomTom and HERE. ERTICO has released 20,000 EUR/year, to cover part of the regular fee […]

CEN/TC278 meeting

Kees Wevers met in Delft with the Chair of CEN/TC 278 Lex Eggink, and the Convener of CEN/TC 278/WG 8 Dick de Winter, to discuss if a new Work Item (WI), to be proposed by TN-ITS to TC 278, concerning standardisation of the ROSATTE specification (project deliverable D3.1), should be hosted by WG 8 – […]

European ITS Committee meeting

Kees Wevers and Maxime Flament attended the “Directive 2010/40/EU European ITS Committee meeting” held in Brussels, and KW gave a presentation on TN-ITS.

TN-ITS Board Meeting #1

The first meeting of the TN-ITS Board was held at ERTICO. Important topics were the Annual Activity Plan and Budget for the years 2013 and 2014, and the membership fee policy for 2013 and 2014.

CEN/TC278/WG7 revival

A proposal to re-establish CEN/TC 278/WG 7 “Geographic Data Files”, which had been submitted to the CEN/TC 278 Secretariat, was circulated to the TC 278 membership (document CEN/TC 278/N 2912).

ISO/TC204/WG3 meeting

Kees Wevers attended a meeting of ISO/TC 204/WG 3, held at the Czech Office for Standards, Metrology and Testing (UNMZ) in Prague, and gave a presentation on TNITS, and its planned route to standardisation. Main topic of the meeting was the WG3 PWI 19297

TN-ITS PWI submitted to CEN

A PWI proposal with the title “Intelligent transport systems – Transport network ITS spatial data exchange framework”, which had been submitted to the CEN/TC 278 Secretariat, was circulated to the TC 278 membership (document CEN/TC 278/N2915) for voting by 06-09-2013 (Proposed Decision 009-2013 PWIP). The purpose is to transform the ROSATTE Specification in due course […]

NPRA guarantees funds for TN-ITS

The NPRA (Norwegian Public Road Administration) has agreed to fund the TN-ITS platform with EUR 20,000 in 2013 and EUR 16,000 in 2014 to help kick-start the work.

CEN/TC278 project team to set specs for TN-ITS

A proposal for setting up a CEN/TC 278 Project Team for preparation of the ROSATTE/TN-ITS Technical Specification, which had been prepared and discussed with the TC 278 Secretariat (in a few iterations), was extended by the Secretariat with the formal part, and submitted to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre (CCMC) for further processing and submission to […]

CEN TN-ITS PWI adopted

The proposed PWI was adopted with 17 votes cast, 15 Yes and 2 No, and some comments provided.

Extraordinary TN-ITS Board meeting

A meeting by conference call of the Board of TN-ITS was held. The membership fee policy for 2013 and 2014 was further discussed and agreed. The 2014 contribution for Active members will be EUR 6,000 for non-ERTICO Partners, and EUR 4,000 for ERTICO partners.

TN-ITS WG1 meeting

The start of WG 1 Location Referencing was discussed between Kees Wevers and the WG1 Leader Stephen T’Siobbel of TomTom. ST is preparing a list of experts and is sounding interest for participation in the work.

CEN/TC 278 CHOD and Plenary meetings

On 27/28 March 2014, Kees Wevers (President of TN-ITS and Convener of CEN/TC 278/WG 7 – ITS spatial data) attends CEN/TC 278 Convenors and Heads of Delegations (CHOD) and Plenary meetings, reports on the status of the work in TN-ITS WG 2 (specifications and standardisation) concerning the ROSATTE specification, the alignment with INSPIRE, and indicates […]