Tools for the Assessment of Level and Quality of Service Across Different Transport Market Segments

The TOOLQIT project answers to task 1 of policies 3.2 of the SSP program of the Sixth Framework which objective is to develop and validate a framework for the assessment of level and quality of service across different transport market segments. TOOLQIT has the following objectives: (1) to further develop and validate common definitions for levels of service (LoS) for all passenger, freight and intermodal transport; to propose suitable indicators for the level of service and quality of transport, both for nodes and for links; (2) to determine an accounting framework and method to measure these and assess impacts of policy actions through inclusion in an European transport network model; and (3) to recommend procedures and roles in the exploitation, uptake and transfer of results.

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    • Research institutions undertaking the sub-projects: Consultores em Transportes, Inovaçao e Sistemas, S.A., Portugal; Babtie spol. s r.o., Czech Republic; COWI A/S, Denmark; MKmetric Gesellschaft fuer Systemplanung mbH, Germany; Nouveaux Espaces de Transport en Europe - Application de recherche, France; The Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Sciences, Austria; Institute of Transport Ecomomics, Norway; TRT Trasporti e Territorio Srl, Italy; and Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH) Institut fuer Wirtschaftspolitik und Wirtschaftsforschung (IWW), Germany.


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Specific Research and Demonstration Programme Aimed at Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area

    6th RTD Framework Programme
    European Union
    Brussels,   Belgium 
  • Project Managers:

    Macario, Rosario

  • Start Date: 20070500
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20090400
  • Source Data: RiP Project 25674

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  • Accession Number: 01461581
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Knowledge Centre
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:48PM