Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania to apply for funding of project for road traffic control

Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Romania have applied to the European Commission for the funding of a regional project for road traffic control and safety. The project is called ITAKA, head of Transport Policy directorate to Bulgaria's transport ministry Dimitar Savov told journalists during the 91st European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), a journalist of FOCUS News Agency reported.

ITAKA will rival with two other regional projects. The project will involve the use of smart transport devices, such as e-call devices that will warn drivers of the road conditions, traffic and possible routes. The main problems outlined during the conference were road traffic, hard passing of border checkpoints, visa regime, road tolls and bad infrastructure.

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