The TRT Trasporti e Territorio (TRT) is an independent consultancy firm, based in Milano, Brussels and Lecce and specialized in economics, planning and transport modelling. Established in 1992, the Company has earned a solid reputation in supporting public and private actors thanks to its professional and R&D activities in the fields of transport projects and policy assessment. TRT’s core skills, and the excellent network of companies and universities the Company work with, make possible to share the expertise and professional experience developed with its international academic and research activities, and further complemented by the experience gained with regard to policy-making processes. This allows assist clients with up-to-date supporting tools according to the international best practices. Clients of TRT are i.a. different European Commission’s Directorates and other European Institutions and Banks, Ministries and Banks on national level, local and regional public administrations, private investors and transport operators as well.
TRT features a high-qualified and multidisciplinary team, which covers a wide range of skills and competences: transport planners and modellers, transport engineers, and experts in transport economics, social and behavioural aspects of mobility. TRT’s activity addresses multiple transport issues: research projects, policy development and planning, feasibility studies and assessment of infrastructure projects, transport demand analysis and forecasts, planning and regulating of public transport, freight transport and logistics, analysis of the European and international transport policies. The staff of TRT is also involved in teaching at the Politecnico di Milano and in several professional training programmes, in addition to the daily consulting activity. In the REFLEX project TRT provides expertise in the analysis of the impact of flexibility and technology options within the European electricity grid on mobility and transport. To this end, TRT simulates the transport system in linkage with the economy, the environment and the energy systems. It is therefore capable to represent long term impacts of transport policies not only on mobility but also on wider aspects such as economic growth or greenhouse gas emissions.