Transport and Tourism

traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks

”Cars have become much cleaner and we want them to become even cleaner in the future. Therefore, we welcome realistic proposals to further...

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Making online shopping easier with fair shipping prices

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has approved legislation that would require more transparency and closer regulatory oversight of...

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Flowers and car

"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...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

"This inquiry should not turn into an inquisition court, but instead come up with ideas for solutions", said Françoise Grosset...

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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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Flowers and car
Press Release
06.10.2015 - 15:03

Car emissions: call for realistic tests and goals

"We need to put in place common European car emission tests which resemble real driving conditions as closely as possible. At the same time, let the VW case serve as a warning about the risks we...
Cargo train
Press Release
08.09.2015 - 15:59

Europe must boost transport via rail and water

More goods should be transported via rail and water. Electric and innovative transport means should also become more normal in day-to-day transport The EPP Group has strived for this in the White...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
News
15.07.2015 - 11:27

New take on better and safer transport

Europe needs a fresh look at its transport policies. The EU should work harder to reduce road injuries, should help to double public transport in cities and also boost the rail and maritime sector...
traffic on german autobahn,european cars and trucks
Press Release
08.07.2015 - 09:48

Security at stake in Calais

The dramatic situation of truck drivers in Calais is extremely worrying. Drivers waiting to cross the Channel need to be constantly alert as thousands of migrants wait to grab their chance at...
Passengers getting on and off subway
Press Release
06.07.2015 - 18:27

One for all: travelling through the EU with one ticket

Digital merger of multimodal transports connects Europe The EPP Group is striving to introduce one ticket or travel card for all modes of transport in the EU. "Passengers want a more simple...
Modern high speed train
Press Release
18.06.2015 - 09:31

Breakthrough for European Rail

After years of negotiation, a breakthrough agreement between the European Parliament and EU Member States has been reached for European railway transport. Improved train types can be introduced much...

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