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The Railroad: a sustainable and social mode of transport aligned with the SDGs

Julio Gómez-Pomar writes an opinion article about railroads as mass transportation and their potential not only to contribute significantly to emissions reduction but also to promote and advance many other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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METRO DE MADRID
SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2022

Collaboration agreement with Metro de Madrid

Research and initiatives will be carried out within the Center under this agreement to promote innovation in the railway industry.

 

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METRO DE MADRID
JULY 12TH, 2022

RAIL HIGHWAYS AND INTERMODALITY

Article written by Julio Gómez-Pomar on the rail freeway as a counterpart to traditional roads in optimizing long-distance transportation.

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CADENA DE SUMINISTRO
MAY 30TH, 2022

DIFFICULT TIMES

Julio Gómez-Pomar writes an opinion article about how to restore the competitiveness of the Spanish economy, solvency, and confidence in the institutions to face the crisis resulting from the war in Ukraine.

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EXPANSION
March 23RD, 2022

INTRODUCTION OF TOLLS FOR USE OF ROAD INFRASTRUCTURES

The Center's president, Julio Gómez-Pomar, analyzes this issue in Diario del Puerto no 6782.

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Diario de Puerto
March 10th, 2022

MADRID GREEN URBAN MOBILITY LAB' KICKS OFF WITH THE CREATION OF FOUR MOBILITY WORKING GROUPS

Article on the 'Madrid Green Urban Mobility Lab' initiative, a public-private initiative that seeks to position Madrid as an international benchmark for innovation and technology in sustainable, connected, and safe urban mobility.

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LACERCA.COM
October 14th, 2021

INTERVIEW - NEW RAIL OPERATORS ANALYZE THE BEGINNING OF PASSENGER RAIL LIBERALIZATION IN SPAIN MAFEX

Interviewees: Julio Gómez-Pomar, President of Eco Rail; Hélène Valenzuela, Managing Director of Ouigo and Fabrizio Favara, CEO of ILSA.

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NEWS SECTION
July 12th, 2021

SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY WILL BE THE ENGINE OF RECOVERY

An article written by Andrés Arizkorreta, president of the CAF Group and a steering committee member of the IE Center for Transport Economics & Infrastructure Management.

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CINCO DÍAS
June 21st, 2021

The virtual conference 'Towards a sustainable mobility' opens the debate between José Ballesta, Valentín Pich, Ramón Madrid and Salvador Marín

Virtual conference 'Towards a sustainable mobility' organized by the Association of Economists of Murcia.

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DIARIO MURCIA
September 28th, 2020

THE IBERCAJA CAMPUS HOSTS THE PRESENTATION OF THE ECONOMISTAS MAGAZINE 'TOWARDS NEW MOBILITY IN THE CITIES'

'Towards new mobility in the cities', organized by the Association of Economists of Aragon and the Ibercaja Foundation, in the European Mobility Week context.

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  • 'Towards new mobility in the cities' - 20 MINUTOS
  • The new mobility in the cities stars the third session of the European Week in the Ibercaja Campus - LA VANGUARDIA ARAGÓN

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LA VANGUARDIA ARAGÓN
September 18th, 2020

THE FORMULA FOR THE RECOVERY OF THE SECTORS MOST AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Transport, tourism, hospitality, and automotive. Four of the most affected sectors and the keys to reactivate them.

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El PAIS
June 18th, 2020

"AND NOW, HOW DO WE GET OUT OF THIS?"

Opinion article on how joining forces seems to be the clearest solution to overcome a difficult economic scenario affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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El Economista
April 22nd, 2020

THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON MOBILITY  AND TRANSPORT SECTOR

Article on the impact that the transport sector has experienced since the declaration of the state of alarm caused by COVID-19, after limiting people's mobility to curb the contagion and spread of the virus.

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El Economista
April 6th, 2020

Answers to a scenario marked by uncertainty

As a consequence of the actual crisis caused by COVID-19, we are living in moments of uncertainty that affect all sectors, including the infrastructure, transport, and mobility markets. This article from ABC supplement reflects Mr. Julio Gómez-Pomar and two other experts' opinions on the effects and consequences of the coronavirus within these sectors.

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Suplement ABC-Empresa
March 30th, 2020

TEMPORARY UNIONS OF COMPANIES AND THE DEFENCE OF COMPETITION

In private goods and services markets, opportunities for collaboration among companies may arise. The results can turn into greater innovation, greater social and economic impact, or a general improvement in the quality of the service. However, despite these positive aspects, factors that limit competition may also appear.

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EL Economista 
February 19th, 2020

RENFE CONTINUES TO BE PROFITABLE AND  IT IS WILLING TO EXPAND INTERNATIONALLY

Renfe is prepared to face environmental challenges and entry into the free market. The operator has opted for commuter and regional routes and its exit to the international market starting by France.

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DIRIGENTES DIGITAL.COM
February 4th, 2020

"WE WANT TO CONVERT PARAGUAY IN THE terrestrial version of PANAMA CHANNEL "

Article about last Ibero-America Empresarial session which out lighted  Paraguay as a country with opportunities for infrastructure investment. The South American country has economic and political stability but presents an obvious delay in terms of infrastructure that the Government wants to overcome.

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Expansión
February 3rd, 2020

"Natural gas reduces up to 30% of CO2 emissions in transport"

Article on the conference "G-Mobility; Solutions with gas, biomethane, and hydrogen for sustainable mobility" held by IE CTEIM, Enagás y Gasnam. Alternative sources from petrol and challenges that the industry must overcome towards a decarbonized economy.

You may be also interested: watch Europa Press video about the session.

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Europa Press
November 25th, 2019.

Conference on the impact of the liberalization of passenger transport in the railway industry

The Spanish Railway Association, Mafex, and IE brought together representatives of the national and international railway industry to analyze the challenges and opportunities presented by the next opening of the passenger transport market.

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Vía Libre, La revista del Ferrocarril
October, 14th 2019

Iberoamérica Empresarial

The last Iberoamérica Empresarial meeting organized by Expansión took place on the IE campus. The reason for this meeting was to analyze and discuss the infrastructure sector in Brazil and the business opportunities it represents for the country's economy.

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Expansión
October 7th, 2019.

The liberalization of railway passenger transport; the last step of a long journey

The national passenger rail transport market's opening culminates a process-driven many years ago by the European Union to open up the sector to competition. This process of opening the internal passenger market will be implemented in two phases: First long-distance services, then regional and suburban train services.

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Muy Negocios & Economía
September 2nd, 2019

ADMINISTRATION COMPANIES AND CUSTOMERS DESIGN THE MOBILITY OF THE FUTURE

The arrival of electric shared and sustainable alternatives are demanding the adaptation of all agents in the sector. During the day of Digital Innovation in transport and new urban mobility, the administration, companies, and customers discussed safe, sustainable, and connected mobility strategies. "The importance of urban mobility is due to the social concern to go towards sustainable models, digitalization and the intense regulation of the sector" Gómez-Pomar.

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Expansión
July 17th,  2019

CLIMATE, SUSTAINABILITY AND URBAN MOBILITY

Fighting against global warming and favoring the economy's decarbonization are the challenges that countries have to face in the upcoming years. According to the Index of Behavior in Climate Change, Spain ranks 35th out of 57.

Expansión
July 5th, 2019

INTELLIGENT MOBILITY AND PUBLIC GOVERNANCE

The line between public and private transport will be blurred, and consequently, icities (smart cities) will be managed differently. Transport as a Service (TaaS) will be either four to ten times cheaper than buying a new car or two to four times less expensive than maintaining a car in 2021.

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El PAIS
June 9th, 2019

Challenges of the new concept of mobility

Infraestructure investment has always had a multiplier effect on employment and an impact on the economic growth of any nation or region. Now, the technological revolution poses a series of challenges for governments and businesses in terms of sustainability and transport.

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INSIGHT
January 20th, 2019

INFRASTRUCTURES IN SPAIN: BALANCE AND FUTURE CHALLENGES

The State's territorial management and the distribution of powers among the different government levels have had and are increasingly important in infrastructure provisions.

Prensa Ibérica
December 6th,2018

FINANCING OF INFRASTRUCTURES DEBATE

In Spain, in all transport infrastructures, be it rail, port or airport, direct users or those who benefit from them, they pay for their use. There is only one exception: road infrastructure.

Expansión
October 16th, 2018

IE AND GÓMEZ-POMAR LAUNCH A "THINK TANK" OF INFRASTRUCTURES

The "Think Tank" was born thanks to the IE Foundation's support and the sponsorship of leading companies in the world of transport. It aims to become a laboratory of ideas that produces first level reports and serves as a support to face revolutionary times in the industry.

Expansión
October 12th, 2018

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