Supported by European Union
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Project 7FP CLOSER
Connecting LOng and Short distance networks for Efficient tRansport

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Welcome to CLOSER web site

CLOSER project provides an overview of how to support knowledge sharing (e.g. evaluations, recommendations, specific guidelines) in the interface between long and short-distance transport networks in the transport chain for both passengers and freight in order to get more systematic approach within the whole system of the new mobility/organization schemes for the stakeholders.


For in-depth information see our project description.

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THE CLOSER WEB page contains

  • Basic description of CLOSER Project
  • Interesting deliverables which will be publicized.
  • You will find periodic Newsletters as a source of interesting information
  • Links to transport research institutions, related information, and interesting projects

CLOSER – How it can be beneficial for you.

Research and business communities

  • review of previous research results
  • definition of a set of indicators
  • recommendations
  • case studies

Decision makers

  • more standardized approach to the definition of the interface
  • guidelines to adopt a more systematic approach to the whole project cycle of interfaces and their management
  • recommendations concerning decision-makers’ role in supporting and funding improvement schemes for interfaces
  • share and find out about good practices in Europe

To get a broader view look at our thematic deliverables.

FINAL REPORT:   [ 1.89 MB]

Events & News
D6.1 Guidance and recommendations for interconnection between long distance and local/regional passenger transport
Deliverable D6.1  [ 2.11 MB]
D6.2 Decision-Making Guidebook for the Ineterconnection between Short and Long-Distance Transport Networks
Deliverable D6.2  [ 1.79 MB]

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