The annual theme for the awards this year was the promotion of safe and sustainable walking and cycling.
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The new European Commission’s unveiling of key positions and policy direction for the next five years is driving the International Association of Public Transport’s (UITP) work at a European level. Thomas Avanzata, Senior Director of the UITP European Department, details the association’s work over the past year and outlines what can…
The European Commission has approved the increase in state funding for the purchase of electric buses in Germany - in accordance with EU state aid rules - to a total of €650 million.
The introduction and rapid uptake of app-based vehicle sharing schemes can have benefits, but the report pointed to studies which show that their impact on the environment is not always positive.
The Rail Passengers’ rights regulation text is said to provide a balance between the reinforcement of rights for rail passengers and the obligations of railway operators.
UITP has stated that the promotion of public transport, walking and cycling is the fastest and most cost-efficient way to decarbonise people’s daily mobility.
The transformative power of 5G networks is being tested across the world, and a new report shows that transport-specific pilots are rife.
The ban of traffic in the centre of the city has seen a reduction in rush hour traffic, air and noise pollution levels, and the safety of the zone increase.
Smog costs the EU billions of euros, damages the environment and has been found responsible for one in 10 premature deaths across the globe.
During the InnoTrans 2018 Opening Ceremony, European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, outlined her vision of the transport sector’s future, emphasising the importance of multimodality and cooperation as tools for inclusivity and innovation.
The new ‘stackable’ mode of transport is expected to help reduce congestion and pollution, whilst complementing public transport.
UITP achieves top ranking in Horizon’s official statistics – a sign of the internationally recognised role the association plays in the field of transport research and innovation.
‘Europe on the Move’ measures have reached the final stage, meaning the European Commission is close to ensuring safe, clean, connected and autonomous mobility across the continent…
Paris, Brussels and Madrid have challenged a regulation in the interest of cleaning their cities’ air, protecting citizens health and honouring the Paris Agreement...
Proposed budgets have been made by the European Commission, demonstrating the distribution of funding for different sectors…