Transport and Tourism

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Today, the European Parliament finally adopted a long-awaited reform of European aviation rules, through the mandate of the European Aviation Safety...

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DiscoverEU

Are you an 18 year-old European citizen who would like to get a sense of the beauty and diversity of our continent? From this Tuesday 12 June at 12....

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

The European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee voted today to phase out Eurovignettes for heavy goods vehicles and vans and for...

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“We did it! I am incredibly proud and happy that, this year, 20 to 30,000 18 year-old Europeans will receive a free Interrail pass to travel...

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The Committee on Transport and Tourism is responsible for the common policy for rail, road, inland waterways, maritime and air transport, such as common rules applicable to transport within the European Union and the establishment and development of trans-European networks in the area of transport infrastructure. It also deals with postal services and tourism.

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22.10.2012 - 09:00

Single European Sky must not remain dead in the water

Over a decade after it was first introduced (in 1999), the single European sky initiative is not living up to expectations. Launched as part of the creation of a Single European Transport Area and...
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Press Release
27.09.2012 - 19:45

Aviation: Set the right conditions for fair competition

"European airlines must be given fair means of competition on a global scale", said Mathieu Grosch MEP, EPP Group Coordinator in the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European...
travel
Press Release
18.09.2012 - 16:15

EU passenger rights must be standardised

Today, the Transport Committee of the European Parliament voted in favour and by a large majority to strengthen passenger rights in all transport modes. "Existing EU Directives have to be...
State of the Union – Energy Efficiency – Victims of Crime
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13.09.2012 - 14:15

State of the Union – Energy Efficiency – Victims of Crime

A round-up from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, including European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso's annual State of the Union address; new measures to save energy; and...
ACTA; Schengen dispute; saving lives with eCall
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05.07.2012 - 14:15

ACTA; Schengen dispute; saving lives with eCall

A round-up from the European Parliament in Strasbourg, including the vote on the controversial ACTA anti-counterfeiting treaty; the latest developments in the increasingly heated debate about MEPs...
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Press Release
03.07.2012 - 10:15

Tachographs: driver safety to improve under transport rules

Professional drivers will enjoy safer working conditions with the introduction of more efficient road transport recording equipment as endorsed by the European Parliament today, according to EPP...

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