The Roads and Transportation society is for engineers with an interest in road and rail design, transport planning and traffic engineering.
The Active Travel Series shares knowledge on the planning, design and delivery of walking and cycling schemes. The free-to-attend webinars are delivered by the National Transport Authority in collaboration with the Engineers Ireland Roads and Transportation Society. Learn more here.
New material combines recycled concrete aggregate and rubber in a mix precisely optimised to meet road engineering safety standards.
The Clean Air Car Race, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in August 2020, had a lasting impact on the US auto industry, government regulations, and the students and faculty who took part.
Although digitalisation’s impact on society is a topical subject at present, the 'digital railway' concept has been around for some time now, writes Chris Cox.
Transport networks are constantly challenged by the occurrence of hazards. In Ireland, in recent years, the transportation network has experienced important disruptions, caused by several storms, and these episodes have shown the vulnerabilities of the network and the serious impact that they can have on the users and the economy, write UCD's Beatriz Martinez-Pastor and Vikram Pakrashi.
People in cities experienced cleaner air during lockdowns, but a permanent shift to greener modes of transport and habits is ‘extremely complex to achieve’ given how much space is devoted to cars and the groups resisting change, says Dr Basile Chaix, who studies the health trade-offs we make as we travel.
New smart city strategies comprise smart mobility, short food supply chains, and holistic approaches to social and environmental wellbeing.
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Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team.