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April 23, 2018 More EU budget for transport
Almost 45 European associations representing transport, infrastructure managers, operators, contractors, local and regional authorities, logistics service providers, shippers, users and equipment suppliers in the maritime, inland waterways, railways, road, cycling, aviation and intermodal sectors, as well as supporting industries and companies, endorse the declaration requesting more EU budget for transport.
February 14, 2018 Commission calls upon Member States to back up ambition with money
Every political priority will need to be properly funded in next EU budget to become reality. Maintaining or even lowering current investment levels in transport will have a negative impact on Europe's industrial attractiveness and people's mobility.
February 08, 2018 A new transport route around Paris will save travel time
With its 68 new stations and 200 kilometers of additional tracks, Grand Paris Express consists of a double ring route around Paris to will significantly cut down travel time. It aims to revitalise the entire region surrounding the French capital through the creation of high-quality transport links. The purpose of this exercise is to avail Paris of multimodal transport solutions and more integrated transport services to support a model of polycentric development. In 2015, the project benefited from €31 mn of EU TEN-T funding to finance preliminary studies. Over the long term the project is expected to boost the metropolitan area’s GDP by about €100bn.
January 07, 2018 Let our Heads of States and Governments know why transport is essential for growth & jobs and linking up Europe
Europe's leaders gather on 23 February to discuss the priorities for EU budget 2021-2027. Let them know about the consequences without investment in transport