The agenda items include the adoption of draft opinion on Monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from and fuel consumption of new heavy-duty vehicles, a presentation on ‘Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy’, a consideration of draft report on Safeguarding competition in air transport and a presentation by the Commission of the draft delegated act related to technical requirements for inland waterways vessel.
As part of the Africa Week of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency have been invited to the next TRAN Committee meeting to provide an overall briefing on aviation safety in Africa. The exchange of views will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017 from 11.30-12.30 in the József Antall building, room JAN 2Q2 and will be web-streamed.
The TRAN Committee will reopen a debate on the functioning of the EU internal market in road transport and its social aspects. At the hearing, experts will present their views on the legislative proposals of the mobility package and follow up with a discussion with Members. The first part of the hearing on internal market and social aspects will take place on Wednesday 22 November 2017 from 10.00-12.00 and the second part on road charges on Thursday 23 November 2017 from 9.30-11.30, both in the József Antall building. The hearing will be web-streamed.
Following a well-attended hearing on “Brexit in aviation” the TRAN committee will hold a second public hearing on the impact of Brexit, this time on land transport. The high-level representatives of the road and rail sectors will share their concerns with MEPs and explain what “soft/hard Brexit” could mean to their industry in terms of daily business, operations, legal structures and development plans. The hearing will take place on Wednesday 22 November 2017 at 10.00 in the József Antall building, room JAN 2Q2, and will be web-streamed.
Update – amendments to the report tabled for Plenary are available.
Update – amendments to the report are available.
Amendments 10 – 83 are now available.
Update: Amendments 154 – 159 are now available, in addition to 1-153.
The agenda items concern energy, environment and transport policy.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate and transport policy.
Update: The document is now available
Amendments 1-69 are now available.
The study updates the 2013 analysis of the social legislation and working conditions of professional drivers engaged in the road freight transport sector. It concentrates on the fundamental social issues that arise in this transport segment, including driving times and rest periods as well as practical aspects that impact directly on the quality of life of drivers, e.g. employment schemes and income levels. After an overall analysis of the legal framework, which includes the EU legislation relevant for the social dimension of road freight transport, the findings of a renewed stakeholder and driver consultation are reported.
The TRAN committee is organising a Citizens’ Event on the future of transport in EU with the purpose of consolidating its relationship with citizens of Europe. The event will take place in the Paul-Henri Spaak building, room 3C50 from 15.00 to 17.00 on Wednesday 11 October. Citizens will have the possibility to actively engage in a discussion with MEPs, both directly and via social media. The debate will be webstreamed and citizens are invited to participate via twitter using #FUTURE4TRAN.