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Lead Partner - U-AT

Environment Agency Austria

Environment Agency Austria is the Lead Partner of the project, being responsible for transnational project management and having the coordinating role. While concentrating on project management, the Environment Agency Austria, having a long experience in the field of “Sustainable Transport and Tourism”, will also support all project partners in their outputs.

Contact: Agnes Kurzweil, Klara Brandl

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Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Within work package 4 the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology analyses good practices of small and narrow gauge railways in tourism regions. In cooperation with associated partners and external experts, recommendations for "railway tourism regions" will be elaborated, forming the basis for activity implementation in several pilot areas.The experience gained will be transferred to all partners.

Contact: Ernst Lung

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ERDF PP 2 - Gesäuse

National Park Gesäuse

Within the project consortium the National Park Gesäuse Ltd. is responsible for leading the activities in Work Package 5 (multimodal transport) as well as for the organization of the final conference.
Work Package 5 mainly focuses on the analysis, establishment and management of soft mobility solutions in sphere of tourism. After a best-practice analysis of existing solutions and offers the involved partners elaborate concepts, feasibility studies and concrete actions plans and realize several pilot activities and measures in order to develop integrated soft mobility tourism packages.

Contact: David Osebik, Andreas Hollinger

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ERDF PP 3 - Mostviertel

Mostviertel-Tourism Ltd.

Mostviertel Tourismus has the Lead for Work Package 4: Regional and narrow gauge railways. It has a high interest in this field due to the existence of the Mariazellerbahn, which is not only the oldest electrified narrow-gauge line of Austria, but also an important means of transportation for tourists, crossing the Nature Park Ötscher-Tormäuer and the alpine winter sports towns such as Puchenstuben, Annaberg and Mitterbach. Therefore, concepts for improvement, best practice examples etc. are to be analyzed.

  • Collection of best practic examples on organizational, economic and tourism issues for small and narrow gauge railways in mountain regions.
  • Elaboration of concepts for "learning railway regions", envisaged pilot activities will be fine-tuned and their implementation supported. The experience gained will be transferred to all partners and be integrated in a final best practice collection.

Contact: Andreas Purt, Michael Gansch, Johannes Wischenbart

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ERDF PP 9 - Miskolc Holding, Plc

Miskolc Holding Local Government Asset Management Corporation, Plc

Miskolc Holding Plc will be responsible for the Training, Awareness Raising and Stakeholder Integration as the Leader of WP6. Miskolc Holding will elaborate a cross-border/transnational communication strategy to promote intermodal routes, will design and print marketing and dissemination materials and will place digital info boards in most frequently visited tourism areas. Miskolc Holding is also responsible for the elaboration of feasibility studies for intermodal cross-border routes within WP5.

Miskolc Holding Plc has replaced PP 4 NORDA in the course of the project.

Contact: Judit Fodor, Beatrix Surány

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University of Camerino - School of Architecture and Design

UNICAM will be responsible for analyzing the existing regional transport systems and traffic flows in the Alps and Carpathians, with special reference to the model regions selected. Furthermore, UNICAM wil be responsible for the development of alternative traffic models taking into consideration alternative routes, transport modes, expected traffic flows, environmental impacts, different levels of accessibility by mode of transport.

Contact: Massimo Sargolini, Luciano Spinozzi, Luca Cetara

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ERDF PP 6 - EURAC research

European Academy Bolzano/Bozen - Institute for Regional Development and Location Management

EURAC will be responsible for the Policy Development and Cooperation with the Alpine and Carpathian Convention within WP 7. EURAC is responsible for analyzing best practices and contributing to the elaboration of a best practice guide in WP 5 (Multimodal transport).

Contact: Matthias Jurek, Thomas Streifeneder, Miriam L. Weiß

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ERDF PP 7 - CIJT Maramures

County Center for Tourism Information MARAMURESINFOTOURISM

CJIT Maramures will be responsible for making a study and publishing the findings on traffic flows, environmental impacts and solutions on transportations in the northern area of Eastern Carpathians, Romania. Within WP5, CJIT Maramures will contract the elaboration of the first draft, as well as of the final synthesis report of the best-practice manual/guide and will develop a strategy and action plan to improve sustainable accessibility and visitor packages including improvement of bike infrastructure. CJIT Maramures will also be responsible for a PR campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of sustainable transportation, develop and implement a guided video presentation on the bus about Maramures attractions and about the environmental impact of traffic (WP6).

Contact: Ioana Tripon, Rada Pavel

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Agency for the Support of Regional Development Kosice

Agency is responsible for communication activities especially for developing the communication plan within WP 2.

Contact: Gejza Legen, Henrieta Kiralvargova

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Rzeszow Regional Development Agency

RARR will be responsible for organization and host of a mid- term conference as an important event for integrating the Northern Carpathians and the stakeholders. RARR-PL will also provide the final synthesis of best-practices and pilot activities on railway operation, carry out a feasibility study on connecting small and narrow gauge railways, implement activities on multimodal management etc.

Contact: Agata Ziemiakowicz

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10% PP1 - Timok

Timok Club

The Timok Club will be responsible for analyzing regional transport systems, traffic flows, and the development of a model linked to environmental parameters. The Timok Club will investigate existing and positional capacities and in addition analyze deficiencies in the region. Results will be used for awareness raising campaigns and exchange of the experience on it whole partnership.

Contact: Saša Galik, Snežana Pavkovic

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10% PP 2 - CFUA

Carpathian Foundation Ukraine

The Foundation participates in the transnational project management and related activities. It delivers a transcarpathian contributon to the traffic model and the trainings on it. Regional stakeholder events will be held and cooperation fostered with regional and national stekahlders to follow-up on activities. The foundation provides input to transnational aspects such as the Transport Protocol and EU-communication.

Contact: Tetyana Pashchenko

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