Hellenic Institute of Transport

HIT is part of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), which is a non-profit organization that directly reports to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs. HIT's main objective is to conduct and support applied research activities in the field of transportation in Greece. HIT hosts the HIT Transport Observatory and Data Management Portal, which is comprised of twelve high-speed servers capable of managing large quantities of data in real-time and provides services. These services are related to transport data provision, management, and processing and include: Main road network loads, Transport matrices at a national level, Main road network safety indices, Port passenger-freight loads, Urban transport quality indices, and Sector-based studies. HIT manages raw data as well as ICT process data, in order to offer various services to potential users and to support transport-related research.