The models of control and the organization of passenger and freight transportation systems vary significantly across Europe.

Cesit research work has dealt with:

- the control mechanisms and the contract-awarding procedures of European local public transport services

- the tendering and management of the services and infrastructures of national and regional rail transport in Europe

- the control and tendering procedures of ship transport services

Reorganization, change and assessment of railway companies, local public transport companies, urban car-parking companies and navigation companies.

Furthermore, Cesit performs analysis and research works concerning the evolution of the commuters mobility needs, the redefinition of the governance and the organizational models of local transport companies, mobility agencies and fare integration systems.
With reference to the rail transport systems in Italy and in Europe, Cesit analyses the organizational change in the main railway companies and the changes in the tendering procedures of transport services.