Issue n° 168 - 21 March 2014

Mobility and transport

In the spotlight


Transport Business Summit 2014
On Thursday 27 March Vice-President Kallas and the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport will host the second Transport Business Summit in Brussels. The conference will bring together industry leaders and decision-makers to discuss how transport can contribute to Europe's goals for jobs and growth. For a comprehensive list of speakers and the live stream please consult: Questions can be addressed to the panel on Twitter using the hasthag #EUTransport.

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Commissioner's corner

Tweet on road safety

"With road accidents, every second counts for victims. eCall will save more lives."

Siim Kallas

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Figure of the month

8 billion

26 Billion euro in funding will be provided by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to transform today’s patchwork of roads, railways, airports and canals into a unified trans-European transport network.

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We were asked about...

Question asked by Esther Herranz García (PPE)

(29 January 2014)

Subject:  Public road transport services  
Bearing in mind the right of all EU citizens to free movement, does the Commission believe that application of Regulation (EC) No 1370/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on public passenger transport services by rail and by road ought to be mandatory in order to ensure that the various Member States offer their citizens a good quality public road transport system?

Are the various Member States bound to establish their own public service obligations for road transport in order to guarantee all EU citizens can enjoy their right to free movement?

Read the answer

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