Prague Conference on High Speed Rail: Planning and Appraisal 2022

5-6 May 2022

Main topic: High speed rail, planning and appraisal

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Presentation Seminar of the New Mobility Project 2022

23 March 2022

Main topic: Big data and its application for demand estimation

Aim: The seminar aimed to present the New Mobility project's progress and its partial outputs (tourism, Jihlava terminal, comparison of data sets).

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Seminar Telč 2021

3–6 November, 2021

Main topic: Transport behaviour and policy - consumer surveys and case studies

Aim: to present the results of the consumer surveys and case studies of the New Mobility project, to discuss them in the Telč group, and to propose further research.

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Prague Conference on Central and East European Countries’ Railways 2021

7 May 2021

Main topic: High speed rail, use of big and small data, and changes of the demand

Aim: to discuss changes of the demand for public transport as a consequence of high speed rail construction, its geographical aspects and the role of turism in long-distance transport

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Presentation Seminar of the New Mobility Project

4 March 2020

Main topic: Project Progress and Working Plan

Aim: The aim of the seminar was to present of the New Mobility project progress and its partial outputs

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Round Table on on-track Competition in Passenger Rail Services 2019

13–15 March 2019

Main topic: On-track competition in rail passenger services

Aim: The aim of the round table was to bring experience with on-track competition in rail passenger services in different countries of the European Union.

The Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Masaryk University and the Journal of Rail Transportation Planning and Management organized roundtable focused on impacts of Introducing On-track Competition in the Passenger Rail Services. The round table was coordinated by Professor Chris Nash, Dr. Phill Wheat and Dr. Zdeněk Tomeš. Following the round table a special issue of the Journal of Railway Transport Planning and Management covering On-track Competition in Passenger Rail Services will be commissioned and edited by the round table coordinators.

Important date:

  • Paper submission open 10th January 2019
  • Paper submission closed 10th Feb 2019
  • Review comments available 1st April 2019
  • Submission of revised papers 30 April 2019
  • Final decision on acceptance 30 June 2019
  • Intended publication of papers 15th August 2019

Photos from the event: here.

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High Speed Rail in the Czech Republic Seminar 2019

31 January, 2019

Main topic: High speed rail network - a perspective of railway development in the Czech Republic and Central Europe.

Aim: The aim of the seminar was to analyse construction of the high speed rail network in the Czech Republic, its perspective and possible benefits within European context.

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Seminar Telč 2018

8–9 November, 2018

Main topic: Data mobility

Aim: The aim of the seminar was to define the parameters of the residual data files of mobile operators and consumer surveys to be sought in the OP VVV project "New Mobility"; discuss and agree on a particular form of sharing data files between project modules.

The main topic of the seminar was the use of empirical data on population mobility for population transport behaviour research and forecasting demand for transport in connection with the planned construction of high-speed railway lines in the Czech Republic.

Photos from the event: here.

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Transport-geographic workshop 2018

11–12 October, 2018

Main topic: The past, present and future of Brno main railway station

Aim: The aim of the workshop was to discuss current transport-geographic problems.

The workshop program consisted of a field survey where participants took a look at the Brno main railway junction. The agenda of the second day of the workshop consisted of seven presentations with rich discussion.

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