Full Name: CLT – UNI ROMA – UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA
The Centre for Transport and Logistics (CTL) at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” is a centre of excellence started in 2003 with a start-up funding by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Since 2006 it became an autonomous department of the university. CTL’s activities encompass both contributions to basic research on transport systems and logistics and practical applications for government and industry. Several engineering departments make available to CTL their expertise in transport, logistics, mechanical engineering, telecommunications, and computer science. Research on transport and logistics at CTL covers all modes of transport, passenger and freight, public and private, together with innovations in the field of telecommunications, computer systems, vehicle mechanics, and supply chain management.
Research topics are: mobility planning, public transport, fare policies, road accidents assessment, innovative systems for road safety planning, low emission vehicles assessment, design and development of on-board units for monitoring passenger and freight vehicles, development of new business models for industrial districts logistics, development of ICT platforms for transport and logistics, benchmarking transport systems and logistics. CTL’s research involves European projects, feasibility studies or consultancy for government and industry. CTL works with academic, corporate and public-sector partners in Italy and abroad.
VRA – Vehicle and Road Automation is a support action funded by the European Union to create a collaboration network of experts and stakeholders working on deployment of automated vehicles and its related infrastructure.