Mobility

Promoting clean modes of transport for people and the Planet.

The clock is ticking - it's time for aviation to take action on emissions

The International Civil Aviation Organisation meets this week in Montreal to discuss how the sector will respond to climate change. But will their deal be sufficient to meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement?


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Shared mobility

04.05.2016

Interconnected with public transport services in European rural areas

FOLLOW THE EVENT LIVE Click on the speakers' names below to download their presentations Simultaneous interpretation in EN - DE - FR - I - NL  In the EU rural and remote areas new initiatives are increasing through the use of digital information tools for facilitating shared sustainable mobil...


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Rail sector

New EU rules will save time and money

The European Parliament today adopted new EU legislation setting out rules governing the rail sector in Europe. The 'technical pillar' of 4th Railway Package, sets out rules governing the rail sector in Europe, notably as regards  safety, interoperability and the strengthening of the European R...


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Replies to the questionnaire to the Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Hearing - Committee of Inquiry on Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector


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Replies to the questionnaire to the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

Hearing - Committee of Inquiry on Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector


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Car pollution scandal

EU Parliament dieselgate inquiry finally up and running

The European Parliament's inquiry committee, set up to investigate the car pollution scandal, today met for the first time. The committee elected its chair and vice chair and is now set to deliberate for 12 months, holding hearings with key representatives from the European Commission and nation...


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Sebastià comments on dieselgate scandal

Press release from EFA MEP Jordi Sebastià (Compromís)

As the European Parliament begins its inquiry today into the car emissions scandal, Greens/EFA MEP, Jordi Sebastià called for more transparency and for Europe to learn the lessons. MEP Jordi Sebastià Sebastià this week organised an exchange of views in the European Parliament with Vicente Franco....


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Greens/EFA Roadmap for the Committee of Inquiry

Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS)

Greens/EFA set up a six-step roadmap which aims at establishing the facts, hearing scientists and technology providers, interrogating vehicles manufacturers and investigating whether the EU Commission and Member States authorities failed to act


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Learning the lessons of 'dieselgate'

EFA MEP Jordi Sebastià wants Europe to learn the lessons of the so-called 'dieselgate' scandal which famously saw car manufacturer Volkswagen exposed for having installed software to manipulate emissions readings from its vehicles. The scandal was originally revealed by the Interna...


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Public transport

Boosting support for railways and public services in the Danube and Adriatic regions

Following a question, initiated by Green MEPs Michael Cramer and Davor Skrlec, from the European Parliament’s transport and tourism committee, European Commissioner for regional policy, Corina Crețu last week responded during the plenary session to concerns on the situation of railways and public...


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