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XXVIIth World Road Congress
Pre-proceedings of the Congress

Technical Session 2.4 - Road Network Operation / Intelligent Transportation Systems

Friday, October 6 09:30 - 13:00
Chair: Valentina Galasso, Chair of PIARC TC 2.4 (Italy)
Room: South Hall 3AB, 3rd floor

This session will share the results of the work completed by the Road Network Operations / ITS Technical Committee to investigate how technology advances are influencing road network operations. This included an examination of new forms of mobility and the business models associated with Mobility as a Service (MaaS). The TC also identified opportunities and best practices related to the application of data related technologies and data driven decision-making in order to improve the performance of the road network. Finally, the TC reviewed the RNO / ITS manual to improve knowledge sharing focusing on the need of LMICs.

  1. Welcome and session introduction
  2. Presentations
  3. Questions & Answers
  4. Presentations
  5. Presentations
  6. Q & A and Panel Discussion on Issue 2 and 3
  7. Closing and preview of next cycle

Welcome and session introduction

• Valentina Galasso, Chair of PIARC TC 2.4 (Italy)


  • Opportunities of new mobility forms for road network operation: the work of WG 2.4.1
    Yan ST-YVES (Canada/Quebec) - Work Group Leader
  • The role of Road Network Operator for MaaS development: a case study from South Africa
    Gai BESTER (South Africa)
    Siveshn PILLAY (South Africa)
  • Approaches to MaaS from UK and Norway
    James ELLIOTT (United Kingdom)
    Arve KIRKEVOLD (Norway)

Questions & Answers

Moderator: Yan St-Yves (Canada-Québec)


  • The importance of Knowledge and expertise sharing for LMICs: the RNO-ITS Webresource: the work of WG 2.4.3
    Jennie MARTIN (United Kingdom)
    Sylvain BELLOCHE (France) - Work Group leaders



  • Optimizing road network operation decision-making through new technologies and digitalization: the work of WG 2.4.2
    Clarissa HAN (Australia)
    Galen MC GILL (United States) - Work Group leaders
  • Data processing architecture for C-ITS: use cases, technical solutions and future directions
    Abdelmename HEDHLI (Université Gustave Eiffel, France)
  • Czech footprint in deployment of ITS and C-ITS services in European urban areas (C-ITS in Brno metropolitan area)
    Roman NEKULA (Brněnské komunikace a.s. (BKOM), Czech Republic)
  • Lessons learned through automated driving bus operation and efforts using C-ITS solutions
    Shoichi SUZUKI (Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Q & A and Panel Discussion on Issue 2 and 3

Moderator: Clarissa Han (Australia)

Closing and preview of next cycle

• Valentina Galasso (Italy) - TC 2.4 Chair