Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
You are here: Home topics Transport
Document Actions

Transport in the EU

News and information about the European Union's transport policies.

Communications Officer, ERTICO - ITS Europe 07 January 2021, 12:58 CET
The Communications Officer will carry out communications activities related to EU funded projects on behalf of ERTICO.

Sustainable EU transport plan to cut 90 pct emissions by 2050 11 December 2020, 00:18 CET
A set of 82 initiatives, set out in a 'Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy', lays the foundation for a green and digital transformation of Europe's transport system, the Commission said Wednesday.

Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy 09 December 2020, 23:41 CET
The European Commission presented on 9 December a 'Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy' together with an Action Plan of 82 initiatives that will guide its work for the next four years.

EU set to tighten up visa regime on external borders 11 December 2020, 00:15 CET
The EU Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement Tuesday to make Europe's external borders more secure, approving a proposal to revise and upgrade the EU's Visa Information System.

Auditors assess EU support for European tourism 05 November 2020, 17:28 CET
Auditors are to analyse the effectiveness of EU funding for European tourism, whether it provided suitable support prior to the pandemic, and EU efforts to limit the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Harmonised procedures boost rail sector across EU 04 November 2020, 23:15 CET
As of 31 October, Europe's rail sector will benefit from new harmonised procedures expected to significantly simplify procedures and reduce costs for railway undertakings operating across Europe.

EU states agree informal deal to improve rail passenger rights 27 October 2020, 00:32 CET
EU ambassadors endorsed a reform of rail passenger rights Wednesday with a view to strengthening the rights of all rail passengers, in particular those with disabilities or reduced mobility.

EU puts in place rail safety measures for Channel Tunnel 14 October 2020, 14:07 CET
The EU Council adopted legislation Wednesday to ensure safe and efficient operation of the Channel Tunnel rail link between continental Europe and the United Kingdom after the end of the Brexit transition period.

Coordination of measures restricting free movement in the EU related to the coronavirus pandemic 13 October 2020, 17:21 CET
The EU Council agreed on 13 October on EU-wide coordination of measures restricting free movement related to the coronavirus pandemic.

EU states look to coordinate COVID travel measures 13 October 2020, 17:07 CET
The EU adopted Tuesday a common framework on travel measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with recommendations to help states take decisions based on the epidemiological situation region by region.

EU provisionally agrees improved rights for rail passengers 04 October 2020, 23:19 CET
Guaranteed rerouting and better help for passengers when there are delays and cancellations form part of updated legislation on stronger rights for train passengers agreed Thursday by the EU institutions.

EU fines car parts cartel EUR 18m 30 September 2020, 21:42 CET
The Commission fined car parts suppliers Brose and Kiekert a total of EUR 18 million Tuesday for taking part in two cartels concerning supplies of closure systems for cars in the European Economic Area.

New Single European Sky proposal to cut aviation emissions up to 10 pct 23 September 2020, 14:22 CET
The EU Commission put forward a proposal Tuesday to upgrade the Single European Sky regulatory framework, with more modern management of European airspace and more sustainable and efficient flightpaths.

Single European Sky upgrade - Q&A 22 September 2020, 17:22 CET
The European Commission proposed on 22 September an upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework which comes on the heels of the European Green Deal.

New car type-approval rules in force across Europe 08 September 2020, 18:35 CET
New EU type-approval rules for cars, which came into force across Europe on 1 August, significantly overhaul and tighten the previous type approval and market surveillance system.

New EU type-approval rules for safer and cleaner cars 31 August 2020, 23:43 CET
The EU Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles started to apply from 1 September, 2020.

EU complies with WTO Airbus rulings, wants US tariffs lifted 29 July 2020, 13:44 CET
The governments of France and Spain agreed with Airbus Friday to modify the terms of a 'repayable launch investment' granted by them for development of the A350 aircraft to reflect market conditions.

MEPs give green light to major road transport reform 14 July 2020, 17:43 CET
The European Parliament agreed major reform of the road transport Thursday, when MEPs backed revised rules to improve driver working conditions and stop distortion of competition in road transport.

Dieselgate: VW can be sued in EU states where cars sold 10 July 2020, 00:20 CET
German car manufacturer Volkswagen could be sued for damages in the courts of EU member states' where their cars are resold with manipulated car emissions data, the EU's top court ruled Thursday.

EU signs aviation agreement with Japan 23 June 2020, 23:59 CET
The EU and Japan signed an agreement on civil aviation safety Monday, with the aim of boosting EU cooperation with Japan and reinforcing the competitiveness of the EU's aviation industry.

EU plans for relaunch of European tourism 16 June 2020, 17:59 CET
The EU cranked up plans to relaunch tourism in Europe Monday with the launch of 'Re-open EU', an online platform with information on borders and available transport and tourism services in Member States.

Re-open EU 16 June 2020, 16:39 CET
The European Union and its member states are planning for a safe re-opening of Europe. This interactive tool provides you with the information that you need to confidently plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe. The information is frequently updated and available in 24 languages for your convenience.

Brussels looks to remove travel restrictions to EU on 1 July 16 June 2020, 00:33 CET
The EU announced Thursday that it is making concrete preparations for the lifting of travel restrictions with countries whose health situation is similar to the EU's and for resuming visa operations.

EU reaches provisional deal on new rules for truck drivers 10 June 2020, 23:19 CET
The EU Parliament's transport committee endorsed Monday a provisional agreement with ministers to improve driver working conditions, posting of drivers and better enforcement against illegal practices.

Water quality 'excellent' in 85 pct of Europe's beaches: EU survey 09 June 2020, 19:17 CET
85% of swimming sites across Europe monitored in 2019 met the EU's stringent 'excellent' quality standards, according to this year's European bathing water quality assessment published on Monday.