CEN/TS 17378:2019

Intelligent transport systems - Urban ITS - Air quality management in urban areas

Publication date:   Feb 14, 2020

General information

90.60 Close of review   Jun 4, 2023


CEN/TC 278 Intelligent transport systems

Technical Specification

13.040.50   Transport exhaust emissions | 35.240.60   IT applications in transport



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This document provides
• information, guidance and specifications on how
o to set up an air quality and emissions management policy;
o to deploy reliable and scalable technologies to monitor air quality on a continuous or regular basis;
o to react with adequate measures;
o to specify air quality levels for triggering a scenario;
• a toolkit of parameters and data definitions that a regulator can use;
• means to measure the air quality required by relevant EU directives
• to specify use of TS Intelligent transport systems - Urban-ITS - 'Controlled Zone' management using C-ITS, for the purposes of geofenced controlled zones for emissions management
NOTE: In order to maximise European harmonisation, it is recommended that this specification is used in combination with a module of standardised data concepts, however, this version of this document, which is focussed on policies and procedures, does not provide these data concept specifications.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2010/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 on the framework for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport Text with EEA relevance


Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe

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CEN/TS 17378:2019
90.60 Close of review
Jun 4, 2023