What the Commission is doing

Objectives

By 2050, the EU wants a 60% cut in transport-related greenhouse gas emissions versus 1990 levels and more specifically:

  • no more conventionally-fuelled cars in cities
  • 40% use of sustainable low‑carbon fuels in aviation
  • 40% cut in CO2 emissions from maritime bunker fuels
  • 50% shift of freight journeys greater than or equal to 300 km from road to rail and to waterborne transport
  • majority of medium‑distance travel completed by rail
  • complete European high-speed rail network
  • complete trans-European transport network
  • progress towards zero road‑transport fatalities