Transport and Tourism

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"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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"We urgently need to put in place common European car emission tests which are based on real driving conditions", said Françoise...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

More controls are needed on truckers that don't work by the book. This is what the EPP Group is demanding now that Member States have...

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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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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...
Backpackers girl waiting for the train
Press Release
27.03.2017 - 12:36

Commission’s Interrail proposal: a missed opportunity

“The European Commission could have used the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome to present an original and ambitious proposal that will make people enthusiastic about Europe...
Motion train
Press Release
14.12.2016 - 12:24

4th Railway Package leaves the station

A step further towards better, faster and cheaper railway services in Europe was taken today after the European Parliament adopted the 4th railway legislative package. The new reforms consist of...
Traffic on multiple lane highway
Press Release
24.11.2016 - 09:51

Small transport businesses key to successful digital economy

"One of the big challenges for the future is to create a positive business environment for entrepreneurs in the collaborative economy. That’s why we are calling on the European Commission...
Isolated Airplane
Press Release
10.11.2016 - 10:35

Safety first in aviation reform

European passenger safety is a top priority of a European Parliament (EP) Report on common rules in the field of civil aviation adopted today by the EP’s Transport Committee. The Report...
Backpackers girl waiting for the train
Press Release
04.10.2016 - 17:42

InterRail: let’s get young people enthusiastic about the EU

“The idea of the European Union is not based solely on politics, it is also a project that aims at bringing people together. We have to get young people enthusiastic about Europe again,”...

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