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No. 263 - 18 July 2016

  • Driving licences: Commission updates rules for drivers with cardiovascular diseases and diabetes
  • Study: Airport ownership and management and the ground handling market in selected non-EU countries
  • 3 public consultations regarding "women in transport"
  • Public consultation on the Revision of the Port Reception Facilities Directive
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No. 262 - 11 July 2016

  • Commission gets go-ahead for €6.7 billion investment in transport projects
  • European Commission welcomes adoption of European Border and Coastguard Package
  • Support Project Edward: a European Day without a Road Death on 21/9 and sign up with your road safety event
  • Public consultation: Review of Directive 2004/52/EC and Decision 2009/750/EC on the European Electronic Toll Service
  • Public consultation: Review of Directive 1999/62/EC ("Eurovignette") as amended, on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain roads
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No. 261 - 4 July 2016

  • EU one step closer to unleash full potential of seaports
  • Questions and Answers on the new Ports Regulation
  • Call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF): "Programme Support Action (PSA) for a European Framework Architecture for Intelligent Transport Services (ITS)"
  • Road Safety Newsletter: 2016 Awards inspire
  • Permitting and facilitating the preparation of TEN-T core network projects
  • Transport Ministers sign declaration for "action plan" on rail freight transport for the Orient/East-Med Corridor
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No. 260 - 27 June 2016

  • European Commission encourages women to work in transport
  • Investors' Conference in Rotterdam: stimulating private investment in transport
  • Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking awards first grants worth €167 million
  • Survey: What type of liquids would you want to take along, if permitted, when you fly?
  • Study: Economic and financial effects of EU rules concerning urban public transport
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No. 259 - 20 June 2016

  • European Commission injects €6.7 billion in transport infrastructure to boost jobs and growth
  • Aviation Safety: Commission updates EU air safety list – Iran and Africa make progress
  • TEN-T Days 2016
  • Single European Rail Area one step closer to completion as new technical provisions enter into force
  • Transport: Commission takes legal action against the systematic application of the French and German minimum wage legislation to the transport sector
  • Rail transport: Commission refers Germany to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to fulfil its duty of sincere cooperation
  • Road transport: Commission refers Denmark and Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to comply with cabotage rules
  • Maritime Transport: International Labour Organization approves better protection against harassment and bullying onboard ships
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No. 258 - 13 June 2016

  • International Aviation: New EU-level Agreements will benefit European passengers and businesses
  • Economic benefits of the EU-level aviation agreements: Factsheets about ASEAN, Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council States
  • Air Passenger Rights: Commission wants better enforcement of rules ahead of summer holidays
  • Investment Plan for Europe: Financial close reached for widening of A6 motorway in the Netherlands
  • ITS European Congress in Glasgow: Video message of Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc
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No. 257 - 6 June 2016

  • European Commission adopts proposals to simplify and improve passenger ship safety rules
  • Pre-Council Memo - Transport Council on 7 June in Luxembourg
  • Commissioner Bulc at the opening of the Gotthard base tunnel in Switzerland
  • Investment Plan for Europe: European Fund for Strategic Investments to be extended following successful first year
  • PRIME, the Platform of Rail Infrastructure Managers in Europe welcomes three new members and confirms Alain Quinet as its industry co-chair
  • Imposition: Information notice of 3/6/2016 – PSO – Air transport – Greece – 28 routes
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No. 256 - 30 May 2016

  • Vice-President Šefčovič and Commissioner Bulc encourage cities to accelerate investment in sustainable energy and transport solutions
  • Video: Commissioner Bulc supports project "EDWARD", the European Day Without a Road Death
  • Results for the development of a hybrid railway bridge resistant to flooding published on the Transport Research and Innovation Portal
  • Transport safety: Commission urges Belgium and Portugal to implement EU rule
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No. 255 - 23 May 2016

  • Road Safety Awards: Commission rewards initiatives in Spain, UK, Denmark, Poland and Albania
  • Public Service Obligation's information notice – Air transport – Czech Republic - Imposition
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No. 254 - 17 May 2016

  • European Transport Network conference - TEN-T Days 2016 in Rotterdam
  • RIVAS supports European standards reducing vibration from #Rail
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No. 253 - 10 May 2016

  • EU Member States and rail industry discuss passenger rail security
  • JOULES enables simulation of shipping technology, reducing emissions
  • Already 900 registrations! Sign up now for the TEN-T Days 20-22 June in Rotterdam
  • Survey: Help to improve the Transport Research and Innovation Portal
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No. 252 - 2 May 2016

  • Better, smarter, safer railways: Parliament adopts the technical provisions of the Fourth Railway Package
  • The April infringements' package: key decisions in Transport
  • Registrations are open for the "Excellence in Road Safety Awards" – 20 May 2016 in Brussels
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No. 251 - 25 April 2016

  • Landmark deal will deliver better rail services to passengers
  • Questions and Answers – The Fourth Railway Package
  • Malmö and Murcia receive European sustainable urban mobility awards
  • Watch this video to see why Östersund won the Mobility Week Award last year
  • European Commission encourages women to work in the transport sector
  • Last week Commissioner Bulc attended a regional conference in Ljubljana on the Investment Plan
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No. 250 - 18 April 2016

  • Informal Transport and Environment Council discussed smart, sustainable and secure mobility
  • Road Transport Conference: "Driving change for business and people" on 19 April 2016 - Follow the livestream
  • Sustainable urban mobility awards in Brussels on 20 April 2016 - Read up on the finalists
  • Livestream available for regional conference on the Investment Plan for Europe in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 21-22 April 2016
  • Survey on the financing needs of the inland waterway transport sector for the modernisation of the fleet
  • Transport Research and Innovation Portal publishes report on urban mobility
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No. 249 - 11 April 2016

  • The Investment Plan for Europe: first EFSI-financed transport project online
  • Commission adopts new rules for access to rail infrastructure
  • Madrid-Lisbon: ESI funds intervention improves rail connection
  • Slovenia: ESI Funds finance strategic motorway construction, significantly improving travel to Croatia
  • Call for applications to select members of the European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)
  • Information notice of 5/4/2016 – PSO – Air Transport – Ireland – Modification
  • Information notice of 6/4/2016 – PSO – Air Transport – UK – Modification
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No. 248 - 4 April 2016

  • Road Safety: new statistics call for fresh efforts to save lives on EU roads
  • The share of cyclists affected by road accidents is high - why and what can be done
  • Projects worth EUR 222 m proposed under 1st Shift2Rail call for research
  • New EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Communication Toolkit now available
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No. 247 - 21 March 2016

  • Road Transport: Commission adopts common rules to facilitate enforcement and enhance road safety
  • Inland waterways: trilogue agreement on uniform safety standards for inland navigation
  • Aviation Safety: European High-Level Task Force tackles conflict-zones overflight
  • 330 kilometres of new express roads in Poland to overcome bottlenecks in trans-European infrastructure
  • Update on the state of play for the investment plan for Europe for the transport sector
  • Apply now to become a speaker at the 2016 CIVITAS Forum Conference (Gdynia, 28-30 September)
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No. 246 - 14 March 2016

  • Aviation: EU to launch negotiations with China and Japan for new safety agreements
  • Parliamentary vote gives new impetus to a competitive port sector in Europe
  • European Commission celebrates winners of the first Single European Sky Awards
  • Speech: Developing transport infrastructure for your citizens and for your economy
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No. 245 - 7 March 2016

  • International aviation: Statement by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc on 1 March 2016
  • Commission launches public consultation on Research, Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy
  • Registrations are open for the #EUSmartCitiesGA2016 event on 24 May in Eindhoven!
  • Public consultation launched on the evaluation of the Directive on the certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains
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No. 244 - 29 February 2016

  • International aviation: EU launches new aviation partnership with China
  • Railway safety: Commission refers Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU
  • Other key infringement decisions in the area of transport
  • Factsheet on 2015 CEF call: Requested funding is nearly twice the available budget
  • Inland ports and logistics platform issues recommendation to reduce barriers for better use of inland waterways and rail
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No. 243 - 22 February 2016

  • Commission receives funding applications worth €13bn and invites project promoters to make use of Investment Plan
  • Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking nominates new Executive Director
  • Commission adopts proposal for a Directive on the recognition of professional qualifications in inland navigation
  • Stay connected with SESAR @World ATM Congress 2016 - Download the app
  • Information notice – PSO – Air transport – Italy – Imposition
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No. 242 - 15 February 2016

  • Commission welcomes landmark deal on CO2 standard for aircraft emissions
  • Stakeholder consultation on Regulation (EC) 1371/2007 on rail passengers' rights and obligations
  • Nearly €2 billion requested for H2020 transport research projects
  • Speech by Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc at the Aviation Leadership Summit (Singapore)
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No. 241 - 8 February 2016

  • Update of TEN-T maps for the neighbouring countries: Norway, Iceland and the Western Balkans region
  • New study: Alternative Fuels Implementation: Good Practice Examples
  • Tachograph Forum - Call for Applications (Deadline 31 March 2016)
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No. 240 - 1 February 2016

  • European aviation: First environmental report points at sustainability challenge
  • Smart cities: Commission gives a push to electric mobility and smart mobility services
  • Lessons learned from the accident of MSC Flaminia: new guidelines for ships in need of assistance
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No. 239 - 25 January 2016

  • Intelligent Transport: sector issues guidance on how the EU can make the most of connected cars
  • The Investment Plan for Europe and the European transport sector - State of play
  • Last chance to apply for the Single European Sky Awards (deadline 31 January 2016)
  • 3rd European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan: registration now open
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No. 238 - 18 January 2016

  • SESAR Deployment Manager and EIB join forces in support of Single European Sky Initiative
  • Apply now for the Single European Sky Awards
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No. 237 - 11 January 2016

  • Record €12.7 billion investment in transport now ready to deliver better mobility, new jobs and growth
  • Info sheet on CEF call results
  • Commission looks at ways to reduce rail noise in the EU
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No. 236 - 21 December 2015

  • Aviation: Commission adopts new rules on aircraft tracking
  • Coast Guard surveillance: European agencies to launch joint surveillance operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Shift2Rail launches first calls for projects worth €170 million
  • Transport Research &Innovation Portal: December newsletter highlights sustainable transport projects
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No. 235 - 14 December 2015

  • Aviation: Commission updates the EU air safety list
  • Road and rail transport: December 2015 infringements proceedings
  • "Reducing serious road traffic injuries" - the December Road Safety newsletter is out
  • Storify of Commissioner Bulc's twitter chat on the Aviation Strategy
  • Apply now for the Single European Sky Awards - Deadline 31 Jan 2016
  • Speech by Henrik Hololei, Director-General DG MOVE at the 20 Years of Central Flow Management Celebration of EUROCONTROL
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No. 234 - 7 December 2015

  • Commission presents an Aviation Strategy for Europe
  • Questions and Answers: An Aviation Strategy for Europe
  • Factsheet: An ambitious EU external aviation policy
  • Infographics on aviation
  • United4climate: Factsheet on transport policy for COP21 in Paris
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No. 233 - 30 November 2015

  • Ready for take-off: Commission to present Aviation Strategy
  • Rail Baltic project takes a major step forward with the signature of three CEF Grant Agreements
  • Commissioner Bulc welcomes appointment of Ki-tack Lim as Secretary General by the Assembly of the International Maritime Organization
  • ICAO World Aviation Forum: speech by Henrik Hololei, Director General for Mobility and Transport
  • Paris Climate Change Conference COP21: EU Transport Flagship event on transport decarbonisation
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No. 232 - 23 November 2015

  • EU Transport Scoreboard shows transport is improving in the Member States
  • EU Transport Scoreboard: How is your country doing?
  • European Commission engages in UN global efforts for safer roads
  • November infringement package: Key decisions for transport
  • European Platform of Rail Infrastructure Managers in Europe (PRIME) elects Alain Quinet as industry co-chair and welcomes new member
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No. 231 - 16 November 2015

  • Road Safety: Remembrance Day of Road Victims
  • Aviation Safety : new rules to prevent accidents and to save lives become applicable on Monday, 16 November
  • Horizon2020: EU helps public authorities buy innovative transport solutions
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No. 230 - 9 November 2015

  • €7.6 billion of European investment to support key transport projects
  • Commissioner Bulc sees SESAR in action
  • Presentations from H2020 Transport info day online
  • One week left to apply to the EU’s 4th Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Award
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No. 229 - 2 November 2015

  • Commission adopts 2016 annual Work Programme
  • A deeper and fairer Single Market: Commission boosts opportunities for citizens and business
  • Study on the Cost and Contribution of the Rail Sector
  • Transport infographics updated
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No. 228 - 26 October 2015

  • Action plan for safer aviation following Germanwings accident
  • Boost aviation safety by supporting the European Just Culture Declaration
  • October infringement package: key decisions for transport
  • Road Safety Newsletter: Country visits to kick-start discussion and inspire new thinking
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No. 227 - 19 October 2015

  • Henrik Hololei is the new Director-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission
  • Better regulation on EU passenger ship safety legislation
  • Horizon 2020: new Work Programme supports research for a greener and more competitive European transport system
  • Changing from summer- to wintertime: remember to switch your clocks one hour back on Sunday, 25 October 2015
  • Intelligent transport systems: EU Court confirms rules on common specifications for intelligent information services
  • UPDATED inforgraphics "connect to compete" now online!
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No. 226 - 12 October 2015

  • Rail transport: EU Transport Ministers adopt general agreement on market opening and governance
  • Intelligent Transport Systems: Commissioner Bulc opens World Congress
  • Commission advocates smarter urban mobility to combat climate change and boost Europe's economy
  • Registration opens for Smart Cities & Communities Info Day
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No. 225 - 5 October 2015

  • Employers and staff representatives boost aviation safety by signing declaration on Just Culture
  • New Director-General Henrik Hololei starts work at DG MOVE
  • VIDEO: Commissioner Violeta Bulc on the benefits of intelligent transport systems (ITS) and the start of the ITS World Congress 2015 in Bordeaux
  • European Road Safety Charter webinar on how to prevent drink driving
  • New SESAR Toolkit to support greater flight efficiency and productivity
  • Urban mobility: What are the EU financing opportunities?
  • Commission supports Inland Waterway sector survey on obstacles to finance
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No. 224 - 28 September 2015

  • Saving lives with safety information: The impact of implementing a Just Culture in aviation
  • Railway safety: Commission refers LITHUANIA to the Court of Justice of the EU
  • Port Security: Commission refers GERMANY to Court of Justice of the EU over the security of its ports
  • September infringement round: reasoned opinions related to transport
  • Transport Research and Innovation Portal (TRIP) newsletter: September issue
  • ERTMS newsletter: September issue
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No. 223 - 21 September 2015

  • Choose. Change. Combine. – A royal delight
  • Ruling by the European Court of Justice strengthens passenger rights
  • G7 Transport Ministers' G7 statement on transport infrastructure investments
  • G7 declaration on automated and connected driving
  • Transport in figures: The Statistical pocketbook 2015
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No. 222 - 15 September 2015

  • Fighting climate change one commute at a time – EU launches EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2015
  • The final draft Horizon 2020 Transport Work Programme 2016/7 has been pre-published
  • Register for the European Mobility Week launch event in Brussels
  • Commissioner Bulc's message for European Mobility Week 2015
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No. 221 - 7 September 2015

  • Commissioners Avramopoulos and Bulc at the Paris meeting on cross-border cooperation against terrorism and for rail security
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No. 220 - 20 July 2015

  • European Aviation: Commission releases Task Force's report on Germanwings incident
  • Questions and Answers: Aviation safety and security rules in the EU
  • All about the 9 TEN-T corridors: check out the TENtec interactive map viewer
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No. 219 - 13 July 2015

  • Commission's record €13.1 billion investment plan for transport endorsed by Member States
  • All about the 9 TEN-T corridors: check out the TENtec interactive map viewer
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No. 218 - 6 July 2015

  • Commission calls for stricter enforcement of passenger rights legislation in Europe
  • Why passenger rights matter to the Commission: Watch Commissioner Bulc's video message
  • Aviation: Certifying third country operators to cut red tape and boost air safety
  • TEN-T Days in Riga: Photos and presentations now available
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No. 217 - 29 June 2015

  • Commission puts forward record €13.1 billion investment in transport infrastructure to boost jobs and growth
  • Launch of Digital Transport and Logistics Forum - 1-2 July 2015
  • Ministerial meeting on the integration of the Western Balkans into the TEN-T network
  • €50 million EU funding available for transport research projects
  • New publication: "Better Together – 10 successful cross border infrastructure projects"
  • Spotlight on fuel cells and hydrogen technologies at the TEN-T days 2015
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No. 216 - 22 June 2015

  • TEN-T Days 2015 in Riga: innovative investment in transport infrastructure projects for jobs and growth in Europe
  • June infringement round: transport
  • ERTMS newsletter re-launched
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No. 215 - 15 June 2015

  • Release of the new ENCASIA website
  • Platform for Rail Infrastructure Managers in Europe (PRIME) sets agenda for 2015-16 work and re-elects Paul Plummer, Network Rail (UK) as industry co-chair
  • 51% raise in ship owners' general liability limits enters into force internationally with direct effect in EU shipping law
  • Video: DG MOVE participation during the EU Open Doors day
  • Road Safety Newsletter June 2015
  • Interim evaluation of the EU road safety policy framework 2011-2020
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No. 214 - 8 June 2015

  • Speech by Violeta BULC: A Social Agenda for Transport
  • Video: Commissioner Bulc at EP hearing on alcohols interlock
  • May infringements package: main decisions for transport
  • TEN-T: First fast charging points operational in France thanks to EU support
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No. 213 - 26 May 2015

  • Transport: Commission launches infringement case on the application of the German Minimum Wage law to the transport sector
  • 28 May 2015, Piraeus: LNG in shipping: risks and opportunities
  • TEN-T days website online - registration open
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No. 212 - 11 May 2015

  • Commissioner Bulc's vision for EU transport
  • Commission asks the European Aviation Safety Agency to set up a task force after the Germanwings report
  • TEN-T days website online - registration open
  • First Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) action comes to an end
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No. 211 - 4 May 2015

  • The Road to Intelligent Transport: #ITS2015chat
  • TEN-T: INEA signs transport research grant agreements worth half a billion euro
  • Study on Key Performance Indicators for intelligent Transport Systems published
  • European Mobility Week and Do The Right Mix join forces in promoting sustainable urban mobility
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No. 210 - 27 April 2015

  • New EU driving licence code on alcohol interlocks
  • Support civil drones market development by signing the Riga Declaration
  • Commission welcomes the entry into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks
  • Western Balkans 6 meeting in Brussels
  • Setting-up an expert group on alternative transport fuels – The Sustainable Transport Forum
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No. 209 - 20 April 2015

  • Support civil drones market development by signing the Riga Declaration
  • Want to participate in the Digital Transport and Logistics Forum? The call for applications is open.
  • Factsheet on EU security measures in civil airliners
  • TEN-T: EU to help Member States switch to a common train control system
  • TEN-T: European air traffic management gets a boost from EU funds
  • TEN-T: EU to co-fund development of green fuel infrastructure in French waters
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in the Port of Bastia development in Corsica
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No. 208 - 30 March 2015

  • How safe are your roads? Commission road safety statistics show small improvement for 2014
  • Bremen and Östersund announced sustainable urban mobility winners in Europe
  • New online search tool for all driving licence models in the EU launched!
  • TEN-T: EU to support the development of an intermodal road-rail terminal in Tarragona
  • TEN-T: EU backs studies on improving access to the Dutch inland waterway network
  • TEN-T: EU to co-finance greener and smarter cargo management from Rotterdam port
  • TEN-T: EU-supported Italian and Spanish ports to test 'greener' equipment
  • TEN-T: The Port of Bordeaux to pioneer green energy management with EU support
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No. 207 - 23 March 2015

  • Commissioner Bulc and Transport Ministers of the Alpine states sign declaration to promote sustainable transport in the region
  • Public Consultation: Aviation package for improving the competitiveness of the EU Aviation sector
  • Video: Energy Union event on transport electrification with Vice-President Sefcovic & Commissioner Bulc
  • Video: What could give more positive energy to Europe than Transport? asks DG Aguiar Machado
  • Latest newsletter from the Transport Research & Innovation Portal (TRIP)
  • TEN-T: EU to support the development of better transport connections near Bucharest
  • TEN-T: Genoa port to grow with EU support
  • Single European Sky: SESAR Extended AMAN presented at World ATM Congress
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No. 206 - 16 March 2015

  • New EU rules for safer and more eco-friendly lorries
  • Consultation on the mid-term review of the 2011 White Paper on transport
  • TEN-T: The Netherlands to supply greener fuel to cargo transport with EU support
  • Road Safety Newsletter March 2015
  • Protecting European seas against oil pollution
  • Rail Passenger Rights: protection of passengers still far from reality, shows Commission report
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No. 205 - 9 March 2015

  • The Future of Flying - Commissioner Bulc's speech at the drones conference in Riga - 06/03/2015
  • Video: On the occasion of International Women's Day Commissioner Bulc is showing how women are shaping European transport
  • Transport Eurobarometer: EU citizens pleased with safety of maritime transport, but price and pollution are a major challenge
  • New infographics: The Drones' market has a huge potential for the EU: discover how the aviation sector would change
  • TEN-T: EU to support rail traffic improvements in the Dublin area
  • European Commissions' study on LNG as a shipping fuel shows industry's support
  • Video: Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc attending a presentation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)/Drones in Goetsenhoven and Haasrode, Belgium.
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No. 204 - 2 March 2015

  • The European Commission welcomes the agreement between France and Italy to move ahead with the Lyon-Turin project
  • Rail safety: Commission refers Denmark to the EU Court of Justice Passenger rights: Commission refers Austria and Luxembourg to the EU Court of Justice for not complying with bus and coach rules
  • European Commission asks 18 Member States to correctly apply EU rules on driving licences
  • TEN-T: CEF Transport Calls deadline Extended
  • TEN-T: LNG uptake for freight transport in Portugal supported by EU
  • TEN-T: EU to support safer maritime access to the Port of Dunkirk
  • TEN-T: Fast charge of electric vehicles in Denmark to become easier with EU support
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No. 203 - 23 February 2015

  • Video: Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc visits the Port of Antwerp
  • TEN-T: Belfast to develop an intermodal transport hub with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to co-fund innovative and cleaner technologies for cargo ships
  • TEN-T: Maritime transport in the Baltic Sea to become greener with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to support studies on upgrading the port of Hamburg
  • TEN-T: EU to back the development of green gas filling stations in Sweden
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No. 202 - 16 February 2015

  • Road Safety: Cross-border enforcement of traffic rules will be possible in all EU Member States
  • TEN-T: EU to support development of electric vehicle transport roads in northern Europe
  • TEN-T: EU to back the development of green gas filling stations in Sweden
  • TEN-T: EU to support cooperative intelligent transport systems in France
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No. 201 - 9 February 2015

  • Commissioner Bulc presents the 2015 Road Safety Awards
  • International aviation safety: need for aircraft tracking, exchange of information on conflict zones, and rules on drones agreed at ICAO conference
  • TEN-T: Air control service improvements over Europe to receive EU support
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No. 200 - 2 February 2015

  • Violeta Bulc meets Alexander Dobrindt
  • Road Safety Newsletter - January 2015
  • TEN-T: The maritime link between Sweden and Poland to improve with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to support the development of northern Adriatic ports
  • TEN-T: Danish port to pioneer LNG storage tank with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to support the deployment of common Intelligent Transport Systems
  • TEN-T: EU to support Danube river development in Germany
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No. 199 - 26 January 2015

  • Transport Commissioner Bulc engages in dialogue with port stakeholders
  • TEN-T: EU to support European ITS and cross-border traveller information services
  • TEN-T: EU to support better sea connections across the Dover Strait
  • TEN-T: EU to support rail improvements in Austria
  • TEN-T: EU to support studies on electric vehicle traffic development in Northern Europe
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No. 198 - 16 January 2015

  • DG MOVE now on Twitter!
  • Commission identifies the infrastructure priorities and investment needs for the Trans-European Transport Network until 2030
  • TEN-T: EU to help promote greener and cheaper maritime fuel in the North Sea
  • TEN-T: EU to boost green maritime transport in Greece
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No. 197 - 22 December 2014

  • Passenger rights: Eurobarometer survey shows one in three EU citizens are aware of their rights when travelling
  • Commission adopts new rules to improve EU-wide traffic information services for road users
  • EUROMED: follow up of the high level conference in Civitavecchia
  • TEN-T: The Port of Bremen to supply green fuel with EU support
  • TEN-T: New bridge over the Port of Malmö gets EU support
  • TEN-T: 200 charging points for electric vehicles to open in France with EU support
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No. 196 - 12 December 2014

  • Aviation: Commission updates the EU air safety list
  • Transport Eurobarometer: congestion and maintenance are the major challenges for EU roads
  • INEA: Over €550 million EU funding available for transport and energy research
  • TEN-T: Austrian port of Linz to grow with EU support
  • TEN-T: University programme in maritime transport to open with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in a common European air navigation service
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No. 195 - 5 December 2014

  • Aviation: EU makes €3 bn available to deliver the Single European Sky
  • Transport Council on 3 December 2014 in Brussels
  • Danube Ministerial Meeting: Joint-statement by Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Transport and Corina Crețu, Commissioner for Regional Policy
  • TEN-T: Canary Islands to take up LNG with EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in parking areas for professional drivers in southern Italy
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in studies on high speed railway between Dresden and Prague
  • TEN-T: EU to boost long distance travel for fuel cell cars
  • TEN-T: EU to back the UK on green maritime transport
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No. 194 - 28 November 2014

  • Speech: European Rail Freight Days Conference
  • Commission launched new Investment Plan
  • The Passenger Rights Campaign website MOVED to Your Europe
  • November infringements package: main decisions on Transport
  • TEN-T: EU to support better sea transport link between Nantes St-Nazaire and Vigo
  • TEN-T: First European LNG-powered hopper barge receives EU support
  • TEN-T: Design of Denmark's new Storstrøm Bridge gets EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to support Finnish rail development plans
  • TEN-T: New rail line to Wroclaw Airport receives EU support
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No. 193 - 21 November 2014

  • Joint Statement by Commissioner Violeta Bulc and German Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Alexander Dobrindt
  • TEN-T: EU to back the deployment of electric freight transport in Slovakia
  • TEN-T: EU to support cross-border driving of electric vehicles in Central Europe
  • TEN-T: EU to support the development of a new harbour in Aberdeen
  • INEA signs the first H2020 grant agreement
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No. 192 - 14 November 2014

  • Tuesday 18 November: European Commission improves access to rail travel for passengers with reduced mobility
  • Commission launches new web portal to help tackle urban mobility challenges
  • Europe: world-leading road safety region (in Road Safety Newsletter N. 16)
  • TEN-T: EU backs roll-out of natural gas stations for trucks in Belgium
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in studies on Timisoara airport development
  • TEN-T: EU to invest in studies on improving Riga's road network
  • TEN-T: Extended freight rail between southern Europe and Germany gets EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to support sustainable development of the Port of Civitavecchia
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No. 191 - 7 November 2014

  • New EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc takes office
  • Commission launches new web portal to help tackle urban mobility challenges
  • TEN-T: EU supports the construction of a green ferry in Germany
  • TEN-T: Passengers to reach Aalborg airport by train thanks to EU support
  • TEN-T: EU to help improve Portuguese and Spanish rail connections
  • TEN-T: EU to support new rail line on Sweden's east coast
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No. 190 - 31 October 2014

  • Commission appoints Catherine Trautmann as new European Coordinator for the North Sea–Baltic core network corridor
  • Ten-T: EU to invest in the development of the Port of Dublin
  • Ten-T: EU to support rail freight traffic improvements to the Port of Rotterdam
  • Ten-T: Better rail connections near London to receive EU support
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No. 189 - 24 October 2014

  • Setting Europe in Motion: President-elect Juncker's Main Messages from his speech before the European Parliament
  • Summer - or wintertime? The new website on the EU summertime legislation is now available
  • EMSA: Inventory of national policies regarding the use of oil spill dispersants in the EU
  • CEF Transport Info Days great success
  • ...

No. 188 - 17 October 2014

  • The Juncker Commission: Maroš Šefčovič proposed as Vice-President for Energy Union, Violeta Bulc as Transport Commissioner
  • Rail transport: Commission asks Romania to fully transpose EU legislation on rail safety
  • State aid: Commission approves public financing of Øresund fixed rail-road link infrastructure project
  • New transport infographics
  • ...

No. 187 - 10 October 2014

  • EU seeks out partners for joint rail research
  • ...

No. 186 - 3 October 2014

  • Commissioner-designate for Transport and Space Maroš Šefčovič appears in hearing at the European Parliament
  • Clean fuels for transport: Member States now obliged to ensure minimum coverage of refuelling points for EU-wide mobility
  • Rail Transport: New Executive Director of the European Railway Agency appointed
  • Eurostat: Modal split and road freight transport performance in the EU
  • ...

No. 185 - 26 September 2014

  • World Maritime Day focuses on promoting effective implementation of IMO shipping conventions
  • Monthly package of Transport infringement decisions
  • Impact of European Mobility Week 2014 continues beyond end of festivities
  • ...

No. 184 - 19 September 2014

  • EU launches 2014 European Mobility Week
  • Informal Council meeting on transport infrastructure
  • EU-funded driving system to boost electric cars
  • ...

No. 183 - 12 September 2014

  • TEN-T: €11.9 billion to improve European transport connections
  • Safer cruise ships thanks to EU-funded research
  • ...

No. 182 - 18 July 2014

  • Crash of Malaysian plane: Statement by Vice-President Siim Kallas
  • Vice-President Kallas convenes EU aviation crisis cell to ensure full coordination
  • ...

No. 181 - 11 July 2014

  • Statement of the Spokesperson for Vice President Siim Kallas, EU Commissioner responsible for Transport, on the German car tolls
  • Passenger rights: smartphone app upgraded for summer holidays
  • July infringemet package: main decisions on transport
  • Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls
  • ...

No. 180 - 4 July 2014

  • Air Transport: Commission starts the deployment phase for air traffic management of the future
  • Public transport: Commission presents guidelines at international conference
  • ERA publishes Railway Safety Performance Report 2014
  • Vice-President Siim Kallas accepts Pavel Telička's resignation as TEN-T European Cooordinator
  • ...

No. 179 - 27 June 2014

  • Road safety: New smartphone app provides information on EU road traffic rules
  • Rail: European Railway Agency celebrates 10th anniversary with safer and more interoperable railways
  • Maritime Transport: Continuous efforts needed to establish harmonised reporting procedures for vessels
  • ...

No. 178 - 20 June 2014

  • Railways: paving the way for more growth, more efficiency and service quality in Europe
  • Urban transport: Commission awards funding to 19 European actions to get people to "do the right mix"
  • Intelligent Transport Systems: EU push for better travel planning solutions
  • TEN-T: Greener river vessel inaugurated today thanks to EU support
  • EMSA's 5-year strategy covering 2014-2018
  • ...

No. 177 - 13 June 2014

  • More than two thirds of EU citizens are satisfied with urban public transport – but too few use it on a regular basis
  • Coming soon: Free smartphone app with road safety rules across the EU (teaser video)
  • Passenger rights: New video out now
  • ...

No. 176 - 6 June 2014

  • Road transport: Council backs safer and greener lorries
  • Rail Transport: Simplifying procedures to achieve a Single European Railway Area
  • Memo on Transport Council of 5 June 2014
  • Call for evidence on economic benefits of sustainable transport measures and initiatives
  • ...

No. 175 - 23 May 2014

  • Aviation: Commission reports increased transparency in setting of airport charges, but uneven implementation of rules by the Member States
  • Last Marco Polo II Call finances 27 projects
  • Leaflet: "Ports: an engine for growth - Where we’re headed one year on"
  • ...

No. 174 - 16 May 2014

  • Member States still need to strengthen enforcement of air passenger rights, says Commission report
  • Mr. João AGUIAR MACHADO appointed as new Director-General of DG MOVE
  • New Road Safety video: Every death is one too many
  • ...

No. 173 - 2 May 2014

  • Single EU-wide safety authorisation for foreign airlines flying to the EU
  • European Commission welcomes Eurotunnel's plan to reduce charges by up to 50%
  • IATA and EASA reach agreement on information sharing
  • Survey on air connectivity in central, eastern and southeast Europe (CESE)
  • ...

No. 172 - 25 April 2014

  • Improve road haulage rules for industry, drivers and the environment, says Commission
  • Road safety: Vice-President Kallas welcomes Parliament's vote on 112 eCall
  • New EU rules for safer and greener lorries: European Parliament endorses Commission proposal
  • EU Maritime Safety Measures now apply also on passenger ship to the Isles of Scilly
  • Maritime transport: Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships
  • Maritime transport: Commission clarifies EU rules on cabotage and reports on developments in this sector
  • Maritime transport: European Parliament votes for more modern inland waterway transport
  • Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote for renewed resources for combating pollution at sea
  • New EU rules to improve transparency of decisions on airport noise
  • ...

No. 171 - 11 April 2014

  • Commission publishes first EU Transport Scoreboard
  • Aviation: Commission updates the European safety list
  • Air safety: Commission launches new and user-friendly search tool for banned airlines
  • European Commission calls for tough standards to regulate civil drones
  • Summary, videos and presentations from the Transport Business Summit
  • Ten-T project: Rail bottlenecks in Finland to be eliminated thanks to EU funding
  • Ten-T project: Rail in Denmark to benefit from EU support
  • ...

No. 170 - 4 April 2014

  • Road safety: Second good year in a row puts Europe firmly on track towards target
  • Speech: Prospects and challenges of the European shipping industry
  • Ten-T project: Seine river capacity near Paris to improve thanks to EU grant
  • Ten-T project: Studies for Slovenian rail track upgrade get a boost from EU grant
  • ...

No. 169 - 28 March 2014

  • Transport Business Summit 2014: opportunities and challenges of transport
  • Rivas Vaciamadrid (Spain) and Ljubljana (Slovenia) win EU awards for sustainable urban mobility
  • TEN-T project: Study for German rail connection to Fehmarn Belt link awarded EU grant
  • TEN-T project: Safe parking area on Danish motorway to receive EU co-funding
  • TEN-T project: Business to Motorways of the Sea transport study wins EU support
  • TEN-T project: EU co-financing to help Port of Stockholm redevelopment
  • ...

No. 168 - 21 March 2014

  • Transport Business Summit 2014
  • Road safety: Vice-President Kallas welcomes deal on 112 eCall
  • TEN-T project: ERTMS upgrade for locomotives Austria and Slovenia thanks to EU support
  • TEN-T project: EU to co-finance studies for new northern Greek motorway
  • Vice-President Kallas welcomes deal on alternative fuels infrastructure for transport
  • Maritime port activity in the EU Rotterdam busiest port for goods handling in 2012 Dover for passengers
  • ...

No. 167 - 14 March 2014

  • European Parliament gives boost to the Single European Sky
  • Road safety: new rules adopted for technical testing of vehicles
  • Commission appoints eleven European coordinators for the new transport infrastructure policy
  • TEN-T project: Liquid natural gas hub in Galicia gets an EU funding boost
  • ...

No. 166 - 7 March 2014

  • New European rules for airports safety
  • Transport infrastructure: Member States agree to the first 12 billion € for projects in the transport sector
  • TEN-T: ERTMS upgrade for locomotives and track in Italy
  • TEN-T project: Innovation and Networks Executive Agency celebrates its official inauguration
  • ...

No. 165 - 28 February 2014

  • European Parliament adopts equivocal first reading position on fourth railway package
  • Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote for improved aviation safety
  • EU announces finalists for sustainable mobility awards
  • TEN-T: EU to support “Green Danube port” in Romania
  • TEN-T: Modernisation to the Port of Dunkirk in France receives EU funding
  • ...

No. 164 - 21 February 2014

  • Major industry commitment to EU rail research initiative
  • February infringements package: Reasoned opinions in rail and maritime transport
  • ...

No. 163 - 14 February 2014

  • Aviation: EU-ASEAN Aviation Summit proposes "open skies" agreement
  • TEN-T: Rail works in Brussels to benefit from EU grant
  • TEN-T: Riga's transport infrastructure system to get a boost from EU funding
  • ...

No. 162 - 7 February 2014

  • European Parliament votes on air passenger rights
  • TEN-T project: Regional European Electronic Toll Services (EETS) receive EU co-funding
  • Launch of the 'Generation Awake' campaign
  • ...

No. 161 - 31 January 2014

  • Statement Vice-President Kallas on air traffic disruption
  • First step towards easing liquid restrictions at EU airports
  • EU and Brazil to re-launch negotiations on air transport agreement
  • EU support to help German motorway works between Frankfurt and Nürnberg
  • ...

No. 160 - 24 January 2014

  • TEN-T Project: Upgraded Novara intermodal hub in Italy to be a reality thanks to EU co-financing
  • Renovation studies for Antwerp's Royers Lock to benefit from EU funding
  • ...

No. 159 - 17 January 2014

  • The new smart tachograph will help improving road safety and will reduce administrative burden
  • Significant improvement for Global Aviation Safety
  • Introducing INEA: Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
  • TEN-T project: Studies aiming to reduce shipping emissions in the North and Baltic seas to benefit from EU co-funding
  • TEN-T project: EU to support inland waterway improvements in Northern Italy
  • New ports brochure
  • ...

No. 158 - 20 December 2013

  • Parliament committee paves the way for a single European rail area
  • EU triples funding for rail innovation
  • The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking – Frequently Asked Questions
  • Maritime transport: Progress on safety, but some EU flag states could do better
  • Commission helps make city journeys easier and greener
  • Urban mobility package – frequently asked questions
  • TEN-T project: EU supporting Dublin’s rail connection
  • TEN-T project: Sustainable traffic machines for maritime transport project to be co-funded by EU
  • ...

No. 157 - 13 December 2013

  • EU extends the use of electronic devices on planes
  • Portable Electronic Devices – Frequently Asked Questions
  • €350 million to fund key TEN-T projects
  • EU transport to benefit from the new research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020
  • TEN-T project: Northern Swedish port to receive EU grant
  • TEN-T project: EU supporting future Rail Freight Corridor 1
  • ...

No. 156 - 6 December 2013

  • Commission updates the European safety list of banned airlines
  • Airport observatory
  • Connecting Europe: using transport to bring the Baltic region closer
  • Shore power studies in Flanders powered by EU funding
  • Rail studies in Slovenia to get a boost from EU co-financing
  • e-Freight: a concrete step forward and the call for policy action
  • ITS Conference 2013
  • ...

No. 155 - 29 November 2013

  • EU and Ukraine skies to join forces
  • Making Europe's cities smarter
  • EU experts warn on airport capacity crunch and invite the Commission to take action on intermodality
  • Alternative fuels for transport: Parliament committee vote supports roll-out of refuelling infrastructure
  • TEN-T project: EU to co-fund pilot action on methanol for maritime transport
  • TEN-T project: Multimodal transport link between Sweden and Finland to be strengthened thanks to EU co-funding
  • ...

No. 154 - 22 November 2013

  • EU and China working together to improve urban mobility
  • European Parliament backs new EU infrastructure policy
  • Brussels Ring Road studies to receive EU support
  • Studies and works to make Spain’s rail network interoperable helped by over €72 million in EU co-financing
  • EU and USA exchange best practices on rail
  • Commission takes Germany to Court for failure to separate financial flows between train operators and rail track managers
  • Air transport: Commission refers Portugal to the Court of Justice for failing to guarantee independence of airport slot coordinator
  • ...

No. 153 - 15 November 2013

  • Euro-Mediterranean ministers to boost regional economic integration
  • Six EU rail freight corridors now operational
  • TEN-T project: EU support given to studies and works for Vienna's trimodal port expansion
  • TEN-T project: EU to co-finance inland waterway improvements in Germany
  • 'Logistics in 2030 – Challenges and way forward' – follow up
  • ...

No. 152 - 8 November 2013

  • Road safety: Clamp-down on traffic offences committed abroad
  • Road safety: Clamp-down on traffic offences committed abroad – FAQ
  • Road Safety Newsletter 13: Overcoming barriers to enforcement of highway codes
  • Streamlining Europe’s supply chain: the way forward for logistics (speech)
  • First step of the Blue Belt initiative
  • ...

No. 151 - 25 October 2013

  • Logistics Conference "LOGISTICS IN 2030 – CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD"
  • ...

No. 150 - 18 October 2013

  • New EU infrastructure policy
  • New EU transport infrastructure policy – background
  • EU grants of almost €1.6 billion to support key TEN-T infrastructure projects
  • Launch of the EU's new infrastructure policy - TEN-T Days in Tallinn, Estonia
  • European companies and regional leaders agree on Action Plan to make Europe's cities smarter
  • ...

No. 149 - 11 October 2013

  • Rail safety: Commission welcomes significant progress achieved at Transport Council
  • The Commission welcomes the European Parliament's support for new stricter rules on aircrew fatigue
  • Strengthening the Eastern Partnership through transport: key results and next steps
  • The Commission welcomes agreement on global aviation emissions deal
  • ...

No. 148 - 4 October 2013

  • Aviation safety: European Parliament to vote on stricter rules on aircrew fatigue
  • Pilot and crew fatigue — frequently asked questions
  • Commission signs €4 million grant for sustainable urban mobility
  • New brochure "Innovation in urban mobility"
  • Commission urges Italy, Cyprus and Greece to implement EU rules to unblock congestion in Europe's airspace
  • ...

No. 147 - 27 September 2013

  • Vice-President Kallas opens crucial aviation talks in Montreal
  • The EU at the ICAO Assembly — Frequently asked questions
  • Vice-President Siim Kallas' opening remarks at the ICAO Assembly
  • European Sustainable Shipping Forum
  • EASA and Transport Canada enhance their cooperation in Aviation Safety
  • ...

No. 146 - 20 September 2013

  • Rebuttal: No EU plans to bring forward proposals for mandatory speed limiters
  • European Mobility Week: Vice-President Kallas calls for innovation to make hydrogen cars cost-competitive
  • European Commission invests €600 million in new research to unblock congestion in Europe's airspace
  • Aviation safety: Member States support the revision of aircrew fatigue rules
  • Passenger Rights: Meglena Kuneva launches new information campaign in Riga
  • Rail Passenger rights: good implementation but efforts still needed for protection of rail travellers
  • 2013 EU Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan
  • ...

No. 145 - 12 July 2013

  • Blue Belt: Commission eases customs formalities for ships
  • Aviation safety: Commission updates the European safety list of banned airlines
  • SESAR: European Commission invests €600 million in new research to unblock congestion in Europe's airspace
  • Commission awards funding to 18 European sustainable mobility initiatives
  • Speech: Easing customs formalities for shipping

No. 144 - 5 July 2013

  • Vice-President Kallas welcomes European Parliament vote on roadworthiness proposals
  • Parliament adopts resolution on MFF 2014-2020 - Statement by Financial Programming and Budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski

No. 143 - 28 June 2013

  • Commission welcomes agreement on Connecting Europe Facility
  • Vice-President Kallas launches new passenger rights information campaign
  • Maritime transport: Commission proposes monitoring of international shipping emissions
  • Croatia's accession – application of the EU road transport acquis
  • SPEECH: Making the most of alternative energy to drive transport forward

No. 142 - 21 June 2013

  • European ports: Europe-wide social dialogue between port workers and employers
  • June infringements package: Channel Tunnel and separation of rail accounts in Germany as well as 7 other transport files
  • SPEECH: Making Europe’s roads safer: the way ahead
  • SPEECH: Unleashing the potential of rail in the EU

No. 141 - 14 June 2013

  • Single Sky: Commission acts to unblock congestion in Europe's airspace
  • eCall: automated emergency call for road accidents mandatory in cars from 2015
  • Council reaches agreement on roadworthiness
  • Council reaches agreement on rail interoperability
  • Aviation: EU and Israel sign agreement
  • EU ratifies the Alpine Convention’s Transport Protocol
  • Single European Sky 2+

No. 140 - 7 June 2013

  • European trains will soon become less noisy
  • Transport Council – 10 June 2013
  • New rail terminal in UK Port of Felixstowe highlights TEN-T financing impact
  • Stakeholder conference on the Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information system

No. 139 - 31 May 2013

  • SPEECH - Making the most of Europe’s ports to drive trade and growth
  • The Commission welcomes "historic" agreement on new trans-European transport network
  • SPEECH - Electric mobility: the clean and competitive way ahead for European transport
  • Air transport: Commission urges Belgium and Greece to proceed with ratification of the agreement with the Western Balkans on a Common Aviation Area

No. 138 - 24 May 2013

  • Commission proposes upgrade for 300 key seaports
  • SPEECH - Europe's ports: a vital gateway to the rest of the world
  • NEW INFOGRAPHICS: European ports - an engine for growth
  • New arrangement to enhance inland navigation in the European Union

No. 137 - 17 May 2013

  • Commission speeds up roll-out of information services for motorists
  • Marco Polo programme – the results and outlook
  • Commission plans to support development of 'smarter cities'
  • Vice-President Kallas in talks with IMO Secretary General – focus on ship safety and reducing emissions
  • European Road Safety Day, dedicated to reducing pedestrian fatalities in urban areas

No. 136 - 3 May 2013

  • Air Traffic Management: Commission launches the deployment of SESAR
  • Single European Sky: Commission paves the way for more ambitious performance targets
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Boosting the market take-up of clean power vehicles (04 May 2013)
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Do you know your passenger rights? (04 May 2014)
  • Study on some safety-related aspects of tyre use
  • Transport: €66.7 million in new EU funding to fight road congestion and make freight transport greener

No. 135 - 26 April 2013

  • Commission advances transport cooperation with the United States
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Boosting the market take-up of clean power vehicles (04 May 2013)
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Do you know your passenger rights? (04 May 2014)

No. 134 - 19 April 2013

  • New EU rules for safer and more environmental lorries
  • Commission welcomes vote of the European Parliament on groundhandling services
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Boosting the market take-up of clean power vehicles (04 May 2013)
  • PUBLIC DEBATE: Do you know your passenger rights? (04 May 2014)
  • SPEECH: The future of transatlantic aviation and the EU-US partnership: in decline, or ready to lead global business?
  • Frequently asked questions: New EU rules for safer and greener lorries

No. 133 - 12 April 2013

  • SPEECH: The future of Europe’s waterways: steering a course ahead
  • Study: Fact Finding Study on the legal and contractual basis of passenger rights in urban public transport
  • Call: ELAN calls for Experts to provide technical support
  • Open door day 2013 at the European Commission on May 4
  • Campaign: Do the Right Mix!

No. 132 - 5 April 2013

  • Renewed resources for combating pollution at sea
  • €66.7 million in new EU funding to fight road congestion and make freight transport greener
  • Reducing serious injuries: the way forward to make Europe’s roads safer (Vice-President Siim Kallas)

No. 131 - 22 March 2013

  • Road safety: EU reports lowest ever number of road deaths and takes first step towards an injuries strategy
  • Maritime port activity in the EU27
  • Further steps taken to enhance EU and ICAO collaboration on civil aviation issues
  • Towards a Strategy on Serious Road Traffic Injuries – Frequently asked questions

No. 130 - 15 March 2013

  • Commission proposes new measures to strengthen air passenger rights
  • Rail transport: Commission seeks to improve access to rail travel for persons with disabilities and passengers with reduced mobility
  • Maritime transport: Commission launches cooperation on "places of refuge" in case of shipping accidents

No. 129 - 8 March 2013

  • Transport Council – 11 March 2013
  • Passenger rights: better protection for bus and coach travellers in the EU
  • Aberdeen and Zagreb win EU sustainable mobility awards
  • One Europe, One driving licence - video now in all languages
  • Passenger Rights App: Maritime rights now accessible on mobility with the Passenger Rights smart phone application

No. 128 - 1 March 2013

  • EU to support the upgrade of Swedish maritime infrastructure
  • New Air Traffic Control centre inagurated in Budapest
  • EU support to help solve Lyon’s rail travel bottleneck
  • EU support for development of key Greek rail link
  • Youth Photo Competition: Prizes for best photos about road safety
  • Rail – statement by Vice President Kallas following today's ECJ rulings (Spain, Hungary,Germany, Austria)

No. 127 - 22 February 2013

  • Road Safety: Large-scale police operation targets road users breaking the law
  • Solutions for intermodality in Spain supported by the EU via grant
  • EU co-financing helps increase freight rail capacity in the Netherlands
  • EU co-financing to improve rail travel in Sweden
  • Youth Photo Competition: Prizes for best photos about road safety
  • Fourth Railway Package: Speech by Vice-President Siim Kallas, Commissioner for Transport

No. 126 - 15 February 2013

  • Important EU grants set to help transform rail freight transport
  • Guidelines for deployment of urban ITS now published
  • EU financially supports the modernisation of Belgium’s Albert Canal
  • EU co-financing to help improve connections to the Port of Hamburg
  • Developing high speed rail in France thanks to EU funded studies
  • Agreement on EU multiannual budget 2014-20
  • Eastern Partnership informal transport dialogue

No. 125 - 08 February 2013

  • EU supports studies to pave the way for intermodal platforms in France
  • EU co-financing to improve rail travel between Vienna and Salzburg
  • Project to build a new container terminal for the Port of Rotterdam receives EU funding
  • EU supports better airport and airspace coordination with grant
  • EU co-financing to help further plans for Helsinki City Rail Loop
  • Improvements to Italian rail infrastructure possible thanks to EU support
  • New fuels for the maritime sector in Spain thanks to EU supported project
  • EU Awards to honour cities at forefront of sustainable mobility

No. 124 - 01 February 2013

  • NEWS OF THE WEEK: the Commission adopts proposals for a Fourth Railway Package
  • New French train stations to be realised with a PPP scheme
  • LNG for the maritime sector closer to reality thanks to EU supported project
  • Better rail travel in Sweden thanks to EU-supported project
  • EU supports inland waterway transport in Belgium
  • Study to evaluate new fuels for maritime transport receives EU support
  • 4th Railway Package – Statement Vice-President Siim Kallas
  • European Rail: Challenges Ahead
  • NEW VIDEO CLIP: The Future of Rail in Europe

No. 123 - 25 January 2013

  • European railways: Commission promotes interoperability and competitiveness
  • EU support to help improve important Danish railway line
  • EU support to help convert the Port of Barcelona’s rail network to UIC gauge
  • Malpensa’s rail link benefits from EU support
  • Study on Greek/Bulgarian ports network to receive EU support

No. 122 - 18 January 2013

  • Road transport: new European driving licence
  • EU support helps high speed rail travel in northern Spain
  • Hydrogen on TEN-T road network closer to reality thanks to EU grant
  • EU to co-finance works on the Nordic Triangle road axis
  • New sea lock for Belgium and The Netherlands receives EU support
  • EU to co-finance upgrade of key Polish railway line
  • Modernisation to the Port of Dunkirk receives EU support
  • Salon des vacances 2013, Bruxelles (31 January - 4 February) : The European Commission is participating in the Belgium’s largest tourist event to provide the public with information and answers on their passenger rights
  • Coming up: DG MOVE readers survey – shortly we will send out a special newsletter to carry out a survey for our readers. By answering in few minutes you'll help us improving our weekly newsletter and the website

No. 121 - 11 January 2013

  • The European Commission welcomes the entry into service of the high speed line between Barcelona and Figueres – last stage of Spain-Europe high-speed connection
  • Alternative fuel for road transport in Spain benefits from EU support
  • High speed rail in Italy moving forward thanks to EU support
  • Call for tender: Operation of the European Road Safety Charter (deadline 18/02/2013)

No. 120 - 21 December 2012

  • 20 years of the single market, 20 achievements in transport – now online
  • Commission proposes new rules to prevent aircraft accidents
  • Europeans better protected when travelling by water
  • New rules on cleaner fuels for shipping will deliver benefits for people's health
  • Commission reinforces safety for EU ships
  • Cooperation for more competitive rail freight in Europe
  • Public Online Consultation on Enablers for European multimodal travel planning and information services (deadline 12/03/2013)
  • Transport and Telecommunications Council – 20 December 2012

No. 119 - 14 December 2012

  • Aviation: MEPs vote on "better airports" package
  • Aviation: Kallas seeks pan-European cooperation on Single Sky
  • Rail improvements in the UK to bring faster travel times and a better environment thanks to EU support
  • EU supports expansion of Dutch locks
  • Longer trains for a greener environment in the UK thanks to EU supported project
  • The Single Sky: the way forward for European civil aviation

No. 118 - 07 December 2012

  • Single European Sky: Member States fail to reach key deadline to achieve more efficient European airspace
  • Aviation safety: Commission updates the European safety list of airlines
  • MEPs to vote on "Better Airports" Package
  • Speech from Vice-President Siim Kallas, Commissioner for transport, "Building a sustainable and efficient future for European road transport"
  • Speech from Vice-President Siim Kallas, Commissioner for transport, "Bridging transport's financing gap: fair charging for the road ahead"

No. 117 - 30 November 2012

  • Connect to Compete - Transport matters!
  • Commission releases over €1.2 billion to fund key TEN-T projects
  • New portal on Trans-European Network with dynamic maps
  • Commission helping to deploy 112 eCall for emergency services
  • European Commission announces winners of sustainable mobility funding

No. 116 - 23 November 2012

  • Commission promotes smooth transition to the new European driving licence
  • Driving licences: Commission proposes reduced fine for Cyprus
  • Commission seeks formal explanations from Spain on changes to airport charges
  • Road transport: Europe's challenge to be clean, competitive and sustainable

No. 115 - 16 November 2012

  • Aviation: ten years of safe flights in Europe
  • Connie Hedegaard: "EU willing to 'stop the clock' on aviation in the EU ETS for flights into and out of Europe until after the ICAO General Assembly next autumn"
  • Sign the declaration in support of the Connecting Europe Facility
  • REGISTRATIONS OPEN: DG MOVE First Transport Business Summit and TEN-T Day - Connect to Compete

No. 114 - 09 November 2012

  • e-Maritime Annual Conference 2012: Connecting the maritime world - towards 2020
  • REGISTRATIONS OPEN: DG MOVE First Transport Business Summit and TEN-T Day - Connect to Compete
  • Airport slots: Commission disappointed at level of ambition in Council text
  • Road Transport: Commission welcomes the political agreement on new smart tachographs
  • Transport: Commission welcomes agreement by Transport ministers on Directives ensuring decent working conditions for seafarers

No. 113 - 26 October 2012

  • Sign the declaration in support of the Connecting Europe Facility
  • Towards faster deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in Europe
  • Air transport: Commission adopts new rules for safe commercial flights
  • Parliament supports Commission's agenda for better protection of passengers
  • Parliament asks to push ahead with Single European Sky
  • Maritime transport: seafarers' training to match international standards

No. 112 - 19 October 2012

  • Inland waterways and nature protection: New guidelines
  • Connecting Europe: Transport's role in reviving European growth

No. 111 - 12 October 2012

  • Single European Sky: 10 years on and still not delivering
  • Transport: Aviation Platform on 8 October
  • Siim Kallas, Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport: "The Single European Sky: 10 years on and still not delivering"
  • 20 Years of the European Single Market

No. 110 - 05 October 2012

  • 'Connecting Europe' – business leaders and policy-makers strongly support the Commission's 50 billion plan for strategic infrastructure investment in transport, energy and internet
  • Joint Statement by Vice-President of the European Commission Siim Kallas and EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard: MRV is the necessary starting point to address maritime emissions
  • Road Transport: Entry into force of the third generation of digital tachographs

No. 109 - 28 September 2012

  • Transport: New horizons for EU aviation
  • Speech: A vital resource - Europe's ports face winds of change
  • Speech: Europe's railways - connecting and competing in the future
  • WTO Boeing case: EU requests to impose countermeasures against the US
  • Europe's railways at a junction: signals for change

No. 108 - 21 September 2012

  • Urban transport: time to move sustainably
  • Innovation: Commission pushes to accelerate development and market uptake of new transport technologies
  • Europe's railways at a junction: signals for change

No. 107 - 14 September 2012

  • Road transport: serious delays in establishing a pan-European road toll payment system
  • Transport: EU grants almost €200 million to support key infrastructure projects
  • The European Electronic Toll Service ensures interoperability of road toll systems — frequently asked questions

No. 106 - 20 July 2012

  • Air traffic: Commission approves national performance plans to reduce costs and increase capacity in the provision of air traffic management services
  • VP Kallas discussed with ministers how to make intelligent transport systems a reality
  • Holiday season: useful tips for a worry-free summer
  • Aviation: Assessment of the situation in respect of the screening of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) at EU airports

No. 105 - 13 July 2012

  • Regulators and Stakeholders intensify co-operation to remove restrictions on carry-on liquids at EU/US airports
  • Road safety: Tougher vehicle testing rules to save lives
  • Commission launches innovation partnership for Smart Cities and Communities
  • Transport: professional drivers' training improves road safety

No. 104 - 06 July 2012

  • Rail: Vice President Kallas welcomes European Parliament final agreement on new rules to open competition in the rail market
  • Sustainable urban mobility: Commission campaign boosts support to fight congestion and pollution
  • Passenger rights: new smartphone app to give you all your rights while travelling this summer
  • Air travel: on 4th July, European Consumer Centres to champion Air Passengers Rights at 28 airports across Europe

No. 103 - 29 June 2012

  • Republic of Moldova to gradually integrate into the European common aviation market
  • Transport and logistics: Commission looks ahead with new High Level Group
  • Statistical pocketbook 2012 published

No. 102 - 22 June 2012

  • High Level Group report recommends gradual opening of EU road haulage market
  • Electric cars: Commission opens first charging stations
  • Transport: Commission launches survey on quality and efficiency of ports in Europe
  • Commission clarifies existing rules on cross-border use of longer trucks
  • "Wise men" hand over report on situation of the EU road transport market

No. 101 - 15 June 2012

  • Passenger rights: unfair refusals 'still a problem' for disabled air travellers says Commission
  • Passenger rights: what passengers with reduced mobility need to know when travelling by air

No. 100 - 08 June 2012

  • Danube Strategy: Transport ministers to cooperate on navigability
  • Airport noise: Member States support revision of EU rules
  • Connecting Europe Facility: Member States reach an agreement on building our future infrastructure
  • New rail link to Brussels Airport shows impact of EU TEN-T financing
  • Blue Belt - cutting red tape for ships in EU waters

No. 99 - 01 June 2012

  • Kallas seeks to boost Eurasia rail transport connections in Russia
  • EU-US security agreement allows cheaper and faster air cargo operations
  • Commission set to boost inland waterway transport
  • Meglena Kuneva visits Budapest for the EU passenger rights campaign
  • Commission adopts working paper on transport security

No. 98 - 25 May 2012

  • Transport: Road charging plans must be fair to all drivers
  • VP Kallas seeks stronger EU-Turkey cooperation on transport
  • Eurostat: Air passenger transport in the EU27 in 2010

No. 97 - 11 May 2012

  • Transport: Steering Europe's ports into the 21st century
  • 2012 Marco Polo Info Day - Register now!
  • Steering a course for the future: Europe's ports in the 21st century

No. 96 - 04 May 2012

  • Smarter transport systems mean safer roads
  • Public Consultation open until 22 june 2012 on an EU strategy to reduce injuries resulting from road traffic accidents

No. 95 - 27 April 2012

  • Commission sets out priorities for passenger ship safety
  • Working together to reduce deaths on Europe's roads
  • TRA2012: a unique platform to start mobilising towards Horizon 2020
  • Safety of passenger ships - frequently asked questions

No. 94 - 20 April 2012

  • Towards a single European rail area: the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS)

No. 93 - 13 April 2012

  • The European Commission updates the European safety list of airlines subject to an operating ban
  • Aviation: Commission adopts rules for aircrew

No. 92 - 30 March 2012

  • Progress in cutting EU road deaths falls to 2% in 2011
  • EU grants over €160 million to support key infrastructure projects
  • Seminar to strengthen the fight against piracy and armed robbery
  • Commission proposes tighter laws on ship breaking
  • Commission proposes EU rules to enforce the social partners' agreement on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC)
  • EU-Israel aviation agreement: Israel joins Europe in aviation
  • Study on Impacts of Application of the Vignette Systems to Private Vehicles

No. 91 - 23 March 2012

  • Transport ministers back new EU core transport network (TEN-T)
  • Air transport: Member States support revision of EU rules on groundhandling services
  • Connecting Europe: The new EU core transport network

No. 90 - 16 March 2012

  • First Smart Mobility Challenge - and the winner is...
  • Smart mobility challenge - key questions and answers

No. 89 - 9 March 2012

  • Report on railway safety performance in the European Union
  • Report on Progress with Railway Interoperability in the European Union
  • Environment: Bologna wins European Mobility Week Award 2011

No. 88 - 2 March 2012

  • EU helps to mobilise investments for transport on the Europe-Caucasus-Asia corridor
  • Certification of passenger ships: the Commission sends reasoned opinion to Denmark
  • Road transport: the future of the internal market for road haulage

No. 87 - 24 February 2012

  • Fewer accidents on EU railways
  • Modest improvement for global aviation safety in 2011

No. 86 - 17 February 2012

  • Vice-President Siim Kallas on official visit to Singapore 13-15 February
  • 112 day: 74 % of Europeans don't know what emergency number to call when travelling in the EU. New campaigne
  • Appointment of the European ITS Advisory Group

No. 85 - 10 February 2012

  • Airports: Coping with winter snow - statement by EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas
  • Europe's railways: on track to the future

No. 84 - 3 February 2012

  • Safety of passenger ships: EU Transport Commissioner receives commitment from Cruise industry to fully engage in review of passenger ship safety rules at EU and IMO
  • TEN-T Info Day a success
  • Transport: Infrastructure's key role in tackling the economic crisis
  • Observatoire des trafis marchandises transalpins - Rapport annuel 2010

No. 83 - 27 January 2012

  • European railways: Commission promotes interoperability and competitiveness
  • Costa Concordia: Statement on EU passenger ship safety review
  • EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented

No. 82 - 20 January 2012

  • Safety of passenger ships – Costa Concordia accident and Commission review of safety legislation
  • Liability of carriers and the compensation of passengers carried by sea

No. 81 - 13 January 2012

  • Commission makes €200 million available for key TEN-T projects
  • Infrastructure for Alternative Fuels