29 June 2021

Mini docu: Partner reflections on the SOCRATES2.0 project and results

In a 12-minute documentary, all cooperating partners reflect on their expectations at the start of the project.

read more ›

29 June 2021

3-minute video on the essence of SOCRATES2.0

If you would like a good and quick impression of the SOCRATES2.0 project, you can watch our 3-minute video about the project.

read more ›

29 June 2021

Looking back on the final SOCRATES2.0 conference

The final SOCRATES2.0 conference ‘Wondering is the beginning of wisdom’ was held online on 22 June. More than 200 participants saw and heard about the SOCRATES2.0 journey of the past four years.

read more ›

29 June 2021

SOCRATES2.0 Digital Magazine: read all about the results, reflections on the concept and follow-up

All the project ins and outs are now conveniently bundled in a clear and easy to navigate Digital Magazine. Read all the details about the results, lessons learned and what is next for European interactive traffic management.

read more ›

29 June 2021

SOCRATES2.0 wraps up: new step taken in interactive traffic management

The European SOCRATES2.0 project aimed to promote cleaner, more efficient and safer traffic flow. “The partners – road authorities and private service providers – found a new, structured way of working together,” explains project manager Tiffany Vlemmings from the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat).

read more ›

26 May 2021

SOCRATES2.0 - Final Conference 22 june

The SOCRATES 2.0 partners are happy to invite you to the online final SOCRATES2.0 conference on 22 June 2021. We are excited to present and share our results and discuss with you our perspective on public-private cooperation and what we think the future holds for interactive traffic management.

read more ›

23 March 2021

SOCRATES2.0 final conference - SAVE THE DATE - ''Wondering is the beginning of wisdom''

This summer, we’ll have the results and lessons learned from Socrates2.0. So, the Socrates2.0 partners are inviting you to the final Socrates2.0 conference online.

read more ›

03 December 2020

Socrates2.0 Smart Mobility example for Dutch Parliament

The Dutch minister of Infrastructure and Water Management offered an update letter on Smart Mobility in the Netherlands to the house of representatives. In the accompanying brochure Smart Mobility Dutch Reality, SOCRATES2.0 is set as an example for public-private cooperation in Traffic Management.

read more ›

17 November 2020

Faster, safer and cleaner traffic – but how to make it profitable?

Mobility in the European Union must be efficient, safe and green, but how do you achieve this and earn money at the same time? ‘Business modelling has been the “hot potato” of SOCRATES2.0 since the start of the project, but we are starting to make progress with this now, says Jan Maarten van den Berg, business manager SOCRATES2.0 at the Dutch Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat).

read more ›

17 November 2020

Merging data gives better insight into roadworks

Intending to lessen the consequences of roadworks, an intermediary trusted party combined the data from the public and private partners in the SOCRATES2.0 project. ‘We now have a more complete picture of when and where roadworks take place,’ say Nuno Rodrigues and Ruud van den Dries from MAPtm.

read more ›

17 November 2020

A better flow of traffic and more space for cyclists in Copenhagen

With the SOCRATES2.0 pilots coming to an end in the coming months, we are zooming in on several interesting use cases in the pilot city of Copenhagen. ‘By integrating the data, it’s easier to avoid traffic jams, to give cyclists more space and to take measures in case of air pollution,’ says Jan Romijnders, mobility consultant at Technolution.

read more ›

17 November 2020

Useful insights about optimising traffic, despite the pandemic

After three years of close cooperation, the pilots in the SOCRATES2.0 project will be rounded off at the end of the year, followed by an evaluation and consolidation phase. ‘While we couldn’t carry out everything as planned due to the coronavirus pandemic, we could do most of it, and we certainly gained a lot of knowledge,’ says project manager Tiffany Vlemmings. She also outlined this during the ITS Virtual congress this week.

read more ›


2&3 December 2020 | Digital

Polis conference

SOCRATES will present two papers: on cooperative proactive traffic management in the Metropolitan Region Amsterdam (Giovanni Huisken) & Digitalization and distribution of Environmental Zone information in the Amsterdam Region (Jan Maarten van den Berg et al.)
9 & 10 November 2020 | Virtual

ITS Europe Congress 2020

Virtual format. SOCRATES will present papers on 3 use cases (road works, optimizing network traffic flow, road works data) and also on the assessor (intermediary role for cooperation)
29 June-1 July 2020 | Brussels

Asecap days

POSTPONED, date unknown. Patrick Deknudt (Vlaamse overheid) will present the cooperation in the Antwerpen pilot, use case for optimizing network traffic flow on the Antwerp ring road.
25 June 2020 | Webinar

Webinar Cooperation framework for public-private trafficmanagement

Tiffany Vlemmings and Nuno Rodrigues will present (in Dutch)
April 2020 | Amsterdam

Intertraffic Amsterdam

POSTPONED to March 2021. SOCRATES2.0 was to be presented in the exhibition (booth of Metropole Region Amsterdam)