European Bus Rapid Transit of 2030: electrified, automated, connected

Project: EU project

Project Details


Bringing together 45 partners from across the EU and beyond, eBRT2030 aims to demonstrate the applicability of a new generation of eBRT systems in different urban contexts with innovative solutions that are economically viable and enhanced with new automation and connectivity functionalities. Ultimately, the main objective is to drastically reduce emissions, pollutants and congestion, supporting the transition towards zero emission sustainable transport across Europe.
Effective start/end date1/01/2331/12/25

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • University of Pardubice (Project partner)
  • Ebusco BV (Project partner)
  • Arriva Personenvervoer Nederland BV (Project partner)
  • Scania AB (Project partner)
  • Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) (Project partner)
  • Elektroline a.s. (Project partner)
  • Cenex Nederland (Project partner)
  • Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) (Project partner)
  • Systra S.A. (Project partner)
  • Lund University (Project partner)
  • Rupprecht Consult - Forschung & Beratung GmbH (Project partner)
  • Škoda Electric a.s. (Project partner)
  • National Technical University of Athens (Project partner)
  • Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e. V. (Project partner)
  • Tecnalia Research & Innovation (TRI) (Project partner)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Project partner)
  • IVECO France SA (Project partner)
  • RINA Consulting S.p.A. (Project partner)
  • POLIS- Promotion of Operational Links with Integrated Services, Association Internationale (Project partner)
  • Athens Urban Transport Organisation (OASA) (Project partner)
  • Idiada Automotive Technology SA (Project partner)
  • Volvo Bus Corporation (Project partner)
  • Connexxion Holding N.V. (Project partner)
  • Société d'économie mixte des transports en commun de l'agglomération nantaise (SEMITAN) (Project partner)
  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) (Project partner)
  • ASSTRA - Associazione Trasporti (Project partner)
  • ETRA Investigación y Desarrollo S.A. (Project partner)
  • Start Romagna S.p.A. (Project partner)
  • Temsa Skoda Sabancı Ulaşım Araçları A.Ş. (Project partner)
  • International Association of Public Transport (UITP) (Project partner) (lead)
  • AVL List GmbH (Project partner)
  • Stadtwerke München GmbH (Project partner)
  • Heliox B.V. (Project partner)
  • University of Bologna (Project partner)
  • Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) (Project partner)
  • Irizar E-Mobility S.L. (Project partner)
  • European Road Transport Telematics Implementation Coordination Organisation (ERTICO) (Project partner)
  • Enel X S.r.l. (Project partner)
  • Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) (Project partner)
  • Prague Public Transit Company Inc. (Project partner)
  • Trivector Traffic AB (Project partner)
  • Alstom Transport SA (Project partner)
  • Factual Consulting S.L. (Project partner)
  • Transports de Barcelona SA (Project partner)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Funding category

  • Horizon Europe


  • transport
  • bus rapid transit
  • public transport
  • HORIZON-CL5-2022-D5-01-10