The European Commissioner for Transport has also revealed that the Commission will look to implement so-called “polluter-pays” principles into place.
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Three transport organisations have laid out what they see as the base principle for European authorities looking to advance their transport services in the future.
The new strategy will back the innovative modes of travel as well as setting ambitious targets for zero-emissions vehicles on Europe's roads by 2050.
Under the scheme, transport companies will be entitled to compensation in the form of grants for damages incurred by COVID-19 and the national lockdown between 1 March and 31 August 2020.
The European Commission has launched the consultation to better understand how the EU can help the transport sector to become more sustainable, competitive, modern and resilient to crises.
In a bid to encourage the transition towards a climate-neutral economy, the European Commission and EIB have presented a proposal for a public sector loan facility for green investments, such as those related to public transport.
As part of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2019, in which 3,100 towns and cities registered to take part in, the European Commission has now announced the winners of four sustainable mobility awards.
The European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards have announced that nine cities - Elsinore, Gabrovo, Lappeenranta, Nyborg, Ringkøbing-Skjern, Dijon, Grenoble, Tallinn and Turin - are all candidates to become Europe's most sustainable cities.
The Commission has set up a sub-group to develop common cybersecurity processes needed for communication between vehicles and infrastructures.
As e-bus use becomes more popular, charging stations must also keep up with the speed of development - to ensure this remains safe, effective and efficient charging stations will soon be subject to regular testing.
Arno Kerkhof, UITP’s Bus Transport Unit Leader, explains how a mix of BRT, innovative policy and political drive have the potential to turn the fortunes of the bus sector around.
Intelligent Transport's Eve De Clerk spoke to Edward Barratt, partner at international legal practice Osborne Clarke, about next-generation connectivity and the potential it has to transform transport and mobility.
Following the signing of a manifesto at 2018’s Polis Conference to speed up the rollout of intelligent speed assistance (ISA), Edwin Mermans, Tamara Goldsteen and Gert Blom – all members of the ISA Working Group – reflect on the need to rapidly deploy the technology.
In March 2019 partners of the BITS project (Bicycles and ITS) came together to kick-start the project, aiming to get more people cycling by offering a 'digital layer', which can benefit both cyclists and local authorities. Marjolijn Boot, the Head of the Spacial Planning and Mobility Unit in the Province…
One of the major obstacles that persons with disabilities still face today is accessing public transport. Although some cities have already become good reference studies by showing how networks can be made accessible for all, Gunta Anca – Vice-President of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and Chair of their Expert…