Co-funded by:
7th framework programme of the European Commission, DG MOVE


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Objectives

Main objective

  • To provide the EU with sound policy advice on possible social and economic impacts of future sustainable transport policies that could potentially contribute to the strategic objectives of the EU.

Five goals to be achieved by ASSIST

  • Providing policy advice in terms of socioeconomic impact assessment of Transport Policy Measures (TPM) applied in the EU
  • Considering future challenges for the transport system and assessing the impacts with respect to social and economic impacts of traditional TPMs
  • Developing and handing over ASTRA-EC: a powerful tool for assessing social and economic impacts of transport policy
  • Communicating with stakeholders about project findings on TPM and the use of ASTRA-EC
  • Disseminating results on impact of TPMs via the Handbook of Social and Economic Impacts of Sustainable Transport Policy to policy-makers and expert