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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“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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Modern high speed train
Press Release
28.04.2016 - 12:43

Step closer to final conclusion of 4th Railway Package

The European Parliament voted by a large majority today in favour of cutting bureaucracy, improving safety standards and harmonising the different railway systems in Europe. By adopting these '...
High speed train in motion
Press Release
20.04.2016 - 10:04

Milestone deal for competitive and affordable railways

In the last round of negotiations on the 4th railway package, a deal has been struck for a more competitive and passenger-friendly European railway sector. Increased market access, fairer competition...
Flowers and car
Press Release
27.01.2016 - 10:03

Type approval of cars: control has to be European

"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European Commission has put forward a proposal to ensure the...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
Press Release
21.01.2016 - 11:44

Inquiry Committee on car emissions will provide solutions

"This inquiry should not turn into an inquisition court, but instead come up with ideas for solutions", said Françoise Grossetête MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the...
Flowers and car
Press Release
16.12.2015 - 16:54

Car Emissions: inquiry committee will not solve the problem

"The best way to respond to the so-called Volkswagen scandal on emission tests is to be constructive. All parties in the European Parliament should concentrate on the important pieces of...
Drone
Press Release
29.10.2015 - 12:21

European drone must conquer the world

"With a market estimated at €80 billion and the creator of 100,000 jobs by 2025, the EU should maintain its lead", said Renaud Muselier MEP, following the vote on the Report on the use...

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