“R4E Project” was on the agenda during the visit of academics and students of Yıldız Technical University
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM)’s Transportation Management Center (TMC) was visited by a delegation consisting of academics and students from Yıldız Technical University Faculty of Civil Engineering on December 28th, 2017, to examine the TMC’s studies on site and to get information about innovative transport projects, which are carried out in Istanbul.
During the visit, which was hosted by Ms. Ayşegül Çalışkan and Deputy Traffic Manager Esma Dilek, detailed information about Intelligent Transportation Systems used in TMC and the recent transport projects carried out in Istanbul were provided to the visitors.
Ms. Çalışkan and Ms. Dilek also gave information about Roadmaps for Energy (R4E) Project, which is funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Program that aims to develop a new energy strategy through visions and roadmaps for the eight partner cities, in co-creation with relevant local stakeholders. It was explained to the visitors that R4E Project focuses on three areas, which are Smart Mobility, Smart Buildings and Smart Urban Areas, within the domain of sustainable energy that are closely linked to the municipalities main responsibilities. IMM project team and academics also discussed the future EU Project collaboration possibilities. At the end of the visit, visitors were invited to Final Conference of the R4E Project which was held on February 7th, 2018 in Murcia, Spain.