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Team-up with RESIST, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS projects 1280 900 foresee

Team-up with RESIST, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS projects

The European Commission, through the Executive Agency INEA, is funding under H2020 four R&I collaborative projects (RESIST, FORESEE, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS) to increase the resilience of transport infrastructure under extreme natural and man-made events (severe weather conditions, flooding, human accidents, landslides, etc). The objective is to ensure continuity of free movement of goods and people in those critical circumstances…

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Stakeholders’ Reference Group Workshop on 27 October 1280 853 foresee

Stakeholders’ Reference Group Workshop on 27 October

On 27 October, the Stakeholders’ Reference Group of FORESEE will organise a second workshop focussing on new materials and systems towards resilient transport infrastructures. The objective of this workshop is to discuss how those elements can serve as potential adaptation measures to mitigate climate change and manmade-threats in transport infrastructures (railways and roads), improving their…

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Activation of the FORESEE standardization roadmap 1280 853 foresee

Activation of the FORESEE standardization roadmap

As part of the pre-standarisation roadmap, ETH Zurich has been invited to introduce FORESEE in several standardisation meetings at CEN and ISO levels since June. The main interest of the European and International Technical Committees relies on how the project is developing guidelines to measure and set targets for the levels of service and resilience…

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New study in Spain on high temperatures impacting the railway network 1280 853 foresee

New study in Spain on high temperatures impacting the railway network

The potential impacts of temperatures on the Spanish railway network (16.000 km) are analysed in terms of average track buckling failures until 2100. The approach addresses the frequency of future buckling events considering the spatial and temporal distribution to establish trends between climate projections and track buckling events stressing the importance of planning and maintenance…

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Third Newsletter online now 1280 823 foresee

Third Newsletter online now

This edition features articles on the progress of different tasks related to Data acquisition, collection, integration and management system (WP2 by Telespazio), Adaptation Strategies for the Transition towards Sustainable Drainage Systems (WP3 by CEMOSA) and Facilitation of Market Deployment of FORESEE results through Standarization (WP8 by ERF). In addition, two interviews are featured with FERROVIAL…

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Porous Asphalt Study in the journal Materials 150 150 foresee

Porous Asphalt Study in the journal Materials

Researchers from the University of Cantabria have recently published results of the study “Effect of Synthetic Fibers and Hydrated Lime in Porous Asphalt Mixture Using Multi‐Criteria Decision‐Making Techniques”. The research focussed on the impact of polyolefin–aramid fibers and hydrated lime in the functional and mechanical performance of porous asphalt mixtures. Full article can be downloaded here: Materials_Univ Cantabria_Feb 2020

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Editorial in World Highways magazine 150 150 foresee

Editorial in World Highways magazine

A dedicated article about FORESEE is featured in the February edition of World Highways. The magazine stands as main reference for the road infrastructure professionals displaying contributions from industry experts all around the world Full article can be downloaded here: http://digital.worldhighways.com/2020/global/jan-feb/html5/index.html?pn=17

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A picture is worth a thousand words 150 150 foresee

A picture is worth a thousand words

The FORESEE video provides a clear explanation of the future methodology “Made in Europe” able to ensure a more resilient multimodal transport infrastructure while optimising road and rail asset management strategies against manmade or natural hazards. Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFC_dAMTQws&t=56s

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Results on asphalt performance in extreme events presented in Washington under the TRB Congress 679 510 foresee

Results on asphalt performance in extreme events presented in Washington under the TRB Congress

During the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the GITECO Research Group (University of Cantabria) presented a research on the performance of porous asphalt pavement for extreme weather conditions. This annual renowned congress was held in Washington DC (USA) from 12 to 16 January gathering more than 13000 professionals from the transport…

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Presenting latest developments on resilience to ADIF (Spanish Railway Infrastructure Body) 453 339 foresee

Presenting latest developments on resilience to ADIF (Spanish Railway Infrastructure Body)

On 29 November, a delegation of FORESEE (Tecnalia and SRG Chairman) presented in Madrid the ongoing research to ADIF that is the Spanish state-owned railway infrastructure manager part of the Ministry of Development. ADIF was founded in 2005 responsible for the management of most of Spain’s railway infrastructure including the track, signalling and stations. Discussions…

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