News and Updates 2020

BEATA Webinar on transport - A safe, smart and green road sector


On the 29th October The Norwegian Ministry of Transport, current chair of BEATA, organized the webinar "Safe, Smart and Green Road Sector in the Barents Region"

The webinar highlighted important topics on safety and road development in the Barents region and provided a platform for dialogue between the neighboring countries and an opportunity to share experiences and solutions. Listen to The Norwegian Minister of Transport, Knut Arild Hareide, welcoming the participants to the session: 


The webinar program is available here 

Traffic Safety

Ine Hilling from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration presented a status report from the Working Group on rest areas in Barents

Guro Ranes from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration informed on Norwegian road safety and accidents related to cargo transports on roads in Norway


The BWGTL’s Report on ITS in the Barents Region presented by Jenny Simonsen, ITS Norway

Karl Magne Nilssen from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration shared experiences from the ITS Pilot on E8 "Borealis"

Green Transport

 The BWGTL’s Report on Green Transports presented by Andreas Forsgren, Tyréns

A Climate Smart Barents region – Seen from the Barents Environmental Working Group, presented by Ingrid Lillehagen, Ministry of Climate & Environment

A Green Example: Developing the Network of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Northern Norway presented by Gunnel Fottland, The Public Norwegian Company Enova


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