All posts by: Ian Bearder

About Ian Bearder
Co-Founder and Chairman of ITS Ukraine.
June 2, 2016

Government Sacks Head of National Road Agency

News: Cabinet has dismissed the head of “Ukravtodor” The Cabinet of Ministers on June 1 dismissed the head of “Ukravtodor” Andrei Batishcheva. No successor has been announced. Ukravtodor is the agency responsible for managing the nations road network, so the announcement is likely to affect the previous call for Road Safety consultancy ( “Сменено руководство […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
November 20, 2015

UAROADS Road quality data for travel planning

Driving in Ukraine is unlike driving in the EU – its a unique experience. That is, uniquely bad. Years of neglect have left most roads in a desperate state of disrepair and corruption within the institutions of State responsible for road building/maintenance means that even when repair work is done it is often under-funded and […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
November 20, 2015

ITS Ukraine meets with Yunasko, an innovative Ukrainian company producing Ultracapacitors

On 22 October ITS Ukraine visited an innovative Ukrainian company that designs and produces industry leading Ultracapacitors. Yunasko, which has a head office in Kyiv and factory in western Ukraine. They have a large scale ultracapacitor production plant currently under development in Latvia as the company expand to supply ultracapacitors for electric buses in China. For […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
November 20, 2015

Telecommunications and engineering excellence at KPI

On 20 October ITS Ukraine met with Igor Vladymyrskyi and Sergiy Shukayev at the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, located on a huge campus on Peremohy Ave in  Kyiv. After a brief discussion about ITS Ukraine and possible areas of research and collaboration, Igor and Sergiy gave us a guided tour of the KPI museum which showcases the […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
November 11, 2015

Report praises Ukraine’s financial sector reforms

Ukraine is leading the way among emerging economies in financial sector reforms, according to the EBRD’s latest Transition report which says that the outlook for market reforms across the whole area appears to have improved. The Transition Report 2015-16 shows that many factors holding back the reform process persist. However, despite isolated cases of reform […]

European ITS News, International ITS News, News
November 2, 2015

ITS World Congress Report

Proceedings of the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux have been released. Read Eric Sampson’s Executive Summary below . You can also download a report from the Ministerial Round Table discussion that took place during the congress here. Congress Report – Executive Summary Bordeaux was all about deployment issues but especially so for connected and highly automated vehicles. In […]

International ITS News, News
October 26, 2015

EBRD to finance a greenfield development of a new state-of-the-art private grain terminal in the Port of Yuzhny

Project Description THE EBRD is considering a senior secured loan to MV Cargo Ltd (the “Company”) to finance a greenfield development of a new state-of-the-art private grain terminal in the Port of Yuzhny with annual throughput capacity of up to 5.0 million tonnes of grain. The Company will implement the project in partnership with Cargill, […]

European ITS News, News, News from ITS Ukraine
October 23, 2015

EBRD to issue EUR100 mln to Ukrainian cities to upgrade transport, Odesa to get EUR8 mln for trolleybuses

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved the issue of EUR100 million to several Ukrainian cities to improve public transportation, focusing on renovating and improving transport efficiency including EUR8 million to municipal enterprise Odesamiskelektrotrans for the purchase of 45 new trolleybuses. EBRD Senior Adviser for External Affairs Anton Usov told Interfax-Ukraine that […]

European ITS News, News