Swedish Transport Administration join buildingSMART

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Trafikverket, The Swedish Transport Administration, have joined the membership of buildingSMART International.

With the operational responsibility for 100,000 km of roads, 12,000km of railway network and a large development portfolio, Trafikverket are clear in their ambition to drive the development of open standards to enable the efficient design, build and asset management of infrastructure.

Ingmar Lewén, Trafikverket BIM Director said “The Swedish Transport Administration wants to use open standards and with our contribution through buildingSMART International we will be able to make this possible. We foresee a long collaboration in order to reach our shared goals.”

Richard Petrie, bSI CEO said “Having the Swedish Transport Administration join our membership is very exciting as they bring a much needed intelligent client approach to the development of open standards. By taking the lead in this way it will encourage the market to respond and innovate.”