Liikenne ja matkailu

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...

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...

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...

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...



Liikenne- ja matkailuvaliokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat yhteinen rautatie-, maantie-, sisävesi-, meri- ja lentoliikennepolitiikka, joka kattaa liikenteeseen Euroopan unionissa sovellettavat yhteiset säännöt, sekä Euroopan laajuisten verkkojen perustaminen ja kehittäminen liikenteen infrastruktuurien alalla. Lisäksi sen vastuualueeseen kuuluvat postipalvelut ja matkailu.


Smiling teenagers in a car
19.6.2012 - 10:45

eCall: electronic life-saver in all new car models.

Electronic call system to be standard in all new car models / interface with Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) The Transport Committee in the European Parliament today supported the...
18.6.2012 - 9:00

eCall: A little device for a huge step in road safety

Up to 2500 lives can be saved annually and the number of severe injuries can be vastly limited with the in-vehicle emergency call (eCall) device. The time needed by rescue services to arrive at the...
Cargo Ship
10.5.2012 - 17:45

EP supports extension of anti-piracy Operation till Dec 201

Georgios Koumoutsakos MEP, Member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament, and Michael Gahler MEP, EPP Group Coordinator in the EP's Subcommittee on Security and...
plane at sunset
29.3.2012 - 16:00

Air Transport: More rights for passengers travelling by air

The number of passengers travelling by air is constantly increasing, by 4.5% annually, according to the European Commission. With 26,000 flights in Europe's skies every day, it is necessary to...
Airplane landing
28.2.2012 - 16:45

Air Transport: New rights for passengers.

MEPs from the Transport and Tourism Committee are calling for full compensation for passengers in the event of bankruptcy or insolvency of airlines and royalty-free right to alter data on their...
Adult man pushing a handicap chair
9.2.2012 - 10:15

Tourism: EPP Group bets on accessible tourism

"Europe has started to invest in tourism as a means to help end the crisis. Its destinations, its infrastructure and its communication tools must become fully accessible to people with...


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