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ORIS among the top 10 in the GI Hub InfraChallenge 2021

Discover the Top 10 tech-based solutions for resilient infrastructure InfraChallenge 2021 invited ideas for building and maintaining better, more resilient infrastructure. Top 10 competitors whose solutions leverage technologies from artificial intelligence to data mining were announced. Oris, a materials intelligence platform ...
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Swarco and Lime Partner to Improve Street Safety Conditions for Bike and Scooter Riders

Joint pilot project focuses on reducing conflict between cars and micromobility users at intersections to better protect vulnerable road users Austrian traffic technology corporation SWARCO AG and San Francisco-based Lime, the world’s leading provider of shared electric vehicles, today announced they will join forces to improve the safety of vulnerable road ...
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Swarco to host IRF DG at next Innovation Talk

The SWARCO INNOVATION HUB is a novel initiative to foster the ties between corporations, cities, industry associations, academia and research institutions in shaping together future mobility. Our aim is to create an eco-system based on learning and interaction among stakeholders ...
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SWARCO launches MyCity 1.0

SWARCO developed its MyCity urban mobility management software in order to tackle cities’ frequent challenges associated with the rapid urbanization and related impacts on the environment as well as the rapid changes in the types of urban mobility and the IT landscape needed to support it.  “We have conducted hundreds of interviews ...
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Collette Burke joins Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)

The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) has announced the high-profile appointment of Victoria’s first Chief Engineer, Dr Collette Burke, to work with the organisation. Dr Burke will use her vast experience and influence to re-engineer our future vision and strategy ...
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EU Mobility Observatory Survey 2020: How has COVID-19 affected Mobility in Europe?

The results of the latest survey carried out by the EU Mobility Observatory* show that Europeans increasingly relied on private cars for daily travel and longer trips in 2020. The FIA European Bureau’s annual survey set out to explore changes ...
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IBI Group to Lead Consortium on the Delivery of Hyderabad Adaptive Traffic Control System

Global design and technology firm, IBI Group (TSX: IBG), in partnership with Gupta Power Infrastructure Ltd. and Envoys Electronics Pvt. Ltd., has been awarded the tender for implementation of a Unified Adaptive Traffic Signal Control (ATSC) system in the City ...
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On-demand corporate mobility: are you ready to share your trip with a coworker?

One year ago now uncertainty spread all over with sudden, forced lockdowns, a flood of unsettling COVID-19 news, infection curves on the rise, and the pandemic evolution raging all through the globe. Mobility is one of the most impacted areas ...
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Road Fund Administration of Namibia’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ali Ipinge, elected as President of ARMFA

The Chief Executive Officer of the Road Fund Administration (RFA), Mr Ali Ipinge, was recently elected as the President of the African Roads Maintenance Fund Association (ARMFA), to serve for a two-year period, in line with the Statutes of ARMFA.Mr ...
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Greenway Group Srl launches the Climate Change Study Centre

Greenway Group Srl, the holding company owned by the Molinari’s family, that owns Ecogest SpA — leader company in the sector of maintenance of roadside vegetation along roads and motorways in Italy — is setting up a Climate Change Study ...
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Liesbeth CasierSenior Policy Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)


Liesbeth Casier is a Senior Policy Advisor with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. She works with the Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance team on research and advisory services that involve innovation in public procurement. She also works on IISD’s Sustainable Asset Valuation. Liesbeth has advised governments in Bhutan, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, India, Morocco, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa and the Netherlands.
 
Liesbeth also works extensively with the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on policy frameworks and the business case for sustainable infrastructure. She represents IISD at the OECD Working Group on Leading Practitioners on Public Procurement.
  
Liesbeth previously worked with UN Environment and started her career as consultant in auditing and corporate finance with a family-owned consultancy business in Belgium. Liesbeth has an academic background in political science and law.