Mr. Oene Kerstjens, Project and Development Manager, ERTICO-ITS Europe (
Oene Kerstjens, RCI project coordinator, presented how the project created large consensus within the European industry on the specification of requirements for its prototype.
On the basis of that consensus, the project launched a call for proposals to implement the prototype to European industry in early 2006.
The experience gained by the project with that call for proposals, followed by the evaluation by independent experts and the successful selection of suppliers during the summer of 2006, constitutes a major milestone for the EC
in their process towards a European open market for interoperable solutions.
also presented the RCI project at the Technical Session on Road Pricing (TS 10):