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Transport Commissioner Bulc engages in dialogue with port stakeholders

Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc met on 19 January 2015 with the leaders of the 20 largest European ports and the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO). The meeting was organised at the initiative of Commissioner Bulc to exchange views on the future of ports policy.

European Commission identifies the infrastructure priorities and investment needs for the Trans-European Transport Network until 2030

The European Commission has published nine studies on the state of play and the development needs of the TEN-T core network corridors. The studies have identified infrastructure development needs which represent approximately €700 billion of financial investment until 2030. They highlight the importance of optimising the use of infrastructure along the corridors, notably through intelligent transport systems, efficient management and the promotion of future-oriented clean transport solutions. This is the first time that tens of thousands kilometres of rail, road, inland waterway

Commissioner Violeta Bulc - Passenger Rights

Video message by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc reminding Europeans about their Passenger Rights

Passenger rights: Eurobarometer survey shows one in three EU citizens are aware of their rights when travelling

The European Commission released on 22 December 2014 the results of a new Eurobarometer survey on passenger rights. Nearly one third of EU citizens are aware of their rights and obligations when buying a ticket to travel (31%), although 59 % said to be unaware of them. The results also show a very high level of satisfaction among those passengers who need assistance due to a disability or reduced mobility: 81% of them were happy with the assistance received.

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Calls for tender

  • Study on the possible introduction of an electronic tag as a supplement or a replacement of the wheel mark in marine equipment 31/12/2014

  • Management, development and update of the Eltis Web portal 24/12/2014

  • Management of the European alternative fuels observatory 19/12/2014

  • Study on permitting and facilitating the preparation of TEN-T core network projects in particular waterborne projects and cross-border projects 15/12/2014

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