- Fact-finding studies in support of the development of an EU strategy for freight transport logistics
- Evaluation of the Common Transport Policy (CTP) of the EU from 2000 to 2008 and analysis of the evolution and structure of the European transport sector in the context of the long-term development of the CTP [502 KB]
Details and added value of establishing a (optional) single transport (electronic) document for all carriage of goods, irrespective of mode, as well as a standard liability clause (voluntary liability regime), with regard to their ability to facilitate multimodal freight transport and enhance the framework offered by multimodal waybills and or multimodal manifests [2 MB]
This study has been carried out for the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport in the European Commission and expresses the opinion of Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Abogados SCP. It assesses the details and added value of the establishment of a single European transport document and liability regime for all carriage of goods, irrespective of mode with regard to their ability to facilitate multimodal freight transport, and will be one of the pieces of information that the Commission is assembling before taking a decision on whether or not to proceed with a relevant legislative proposal
- Report on Transport Scenarios with a 20 and 40 Year Horizon - Developing a set of long-term scenarios (2030-2050) for transport and mobility in Europe [3 MB]
- Focus Groups’ Report [8 MB] A report produced within three focus groups gathering the views of transport experts and discussing the drivers of transport activity in the fields of the economy and society, technology and the environment, and infrastructure and logistics
Effects of adapting the rules on weights and dimensions of heavy commercial vehicles as established within Directive 96/53/EC [6 MB]
This study has been carried out for the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport in the European Commission and expresses the opinion of the Consortium having undertaken it, led by Transport & Mobility Leuven (Belgium) and also composed by TNO (Netherlands), Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (France) and RWTH Aachen University (Germany). It assesses positive and negative implications of a possible revision of the rules in force on weights and dimensions of heavy commercial vehicles, and will be one of the pieces of information that the Commission is assembling before taking a decision on whether or not to proceed with a revision to the current Directive. The views expressed in it have not been adopted or in any way approved by the European Commission and should not be relied upon as a statement of the European Commission's or the Transport and Energy DG's views. The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the information given in the study, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.