LITHUANIA: ESPON on the Road @ Researchers' Night in Vilnius

During Researchers’ Nights 2014 on 26th of September ESPON on the Road presented lecture on intelligent transport systems, exhibitions of city planning examples and experiment about measurements with noise and speed meter.

Once a year European Science and Research Laboratories open the door for the wide public. The Researchers’ Nights annually invites science enthusiasts to enjoy an engaging and intriguing research, innovations and inventions. Researchers’ Nights 2014 once again on 26th of September, invited to participate in more than 180 free and unique events in Vilnius, Kaunas, and Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys, Molėtai and other Lithuanian places.

Lithuanian universities are contributing to Researchers’ Nights. The goal of participation for universities in this event this year was to deliver higher education study programmes. Different study programmes of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) have been presented in each department separately. Urban Engineering department of VGTU Faculty of Environmental Engineering in cooperation with Research Institute of Territorial Planning presented Urban Engineering study programme for pupils, students and wide public.

The participants have been introduced to the different types of transport designed to provide consumers with the relevant information and facilitated for safer, more coordinated and smarter use of communication networks. Furthermore, the organizers prepared exhibitions about city planning examples for an introduction to the various examples of European and worldwide urban planning. These examples were based on ESPON projects’ findings. During the event, participants were able to try the equipment of Laboratory of urban traffic.

More information can be found here and detailed programme is available below.