Transport and Tourism

Isolated Airplane

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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#DiscoverEU

“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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Row of parked cars
Press Release
12.10.2017 - 09:33

Saving lives with mandatory driver assistance systems

Today, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted to step up Europe’s efforts to better protect vulnerable road users from fatal accidents and serious injuries on the road. The...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Press Release
04.10.2017 - 18:09

European lorry and cargo drivers need to be protected

The European Parliament will today debate security on European roads, given the increasing number of violent attacks on lorry and cargo drivers. Lorry drivers are facing unprecedented challenges in...
Cruise liner
Press Release
04.10.2017 - 10:52

Europe, the safest place in the world for sea travel

The European Parliament today voted for new safety rules that will make sea travel safer for millions of passengers and reduce administrative burdens for hundreds of companies. The EPP Group Shadow...
Cargo Ship
Press Release
15.06.2017 - 12:46

Better prevention and handling of accidents at sea

An agreement was reached last night on improved digital registration and safety inspections for ferries and ships. The EPP Group warmly welcomes the compromise as it makes sea travel safer and...
rush hour traffic at night on multiple lane highway
Press Release
31.05.2017 - 13:56

Mobility Package: Europe, start your engines

Today, the European Commission presented a crucial legislative package which will fight the disintegration of the transport market in Europe and address concerns regarding the working conditions of...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
Press Release
18.05.2017 - 11:10

Drivers and jobs at the heart of road transport reform

The road sector is suffering from a lack of inter-operability of tolling systems, a lack of cross-border infrastructure investments and unfair competition. In a Resolution to be voted in the European...

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