Directorate-General VII, Transport
Financial Assistance for Transport Integration in Metropolitan Areas
Start Date: 1997-04-01
End Date: 1998-09-30
Project Status: Completed
Project FATIMA is designed to meet the requirements of Task 5.4/27 in the list of Urban Transport Tasks. Its overall goal, as specified in that task, is to investigate the opportunities for the private sector to contribute to the optimisation of urban public transport.
To this end it has to answer two questions stated in the task:
However, the second of these questions is being addressed more directly in another project, QUATTRO.
To answer these questions, the overall objectives of Project FATIMA are:
obtaining private sector funding to reflect those benefits
the constraints imposed by private funding initiatives
transport strategies while maintaining quality of operation