Agenda: Working Party on Land Transport (28 September 2017)

The agenda items include proposals on minimum requirements on maximum daily and weekly driving times, minimum breaks and daily and weekly rest periods, on positioning by means of tachographs, on amending Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 with a view to adapting them to developments in the sector as well as a presidency non-papers on posting drivers in the road transport sector and on the way forward on the social and market pillars of the mobility package.

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Press Release: EU transport ministers expect investment security for major projects

The European ministers for transport, who met in the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) yesterday and today (20-21 September), confirmed that in order to realise major investments in infrastructure it is necessary to ensure the continuation of investments in the same manner as in the current period of 2014-2020.

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Agenda: Meeting of the EESC Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (2 October 2017)

The agenda includes items on the European interoperability framework – implementation strategy, on clean, competitive and connected mobility for all, on the interoperability of the electronic toll system and on the Eurovignette.

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Press Release: The informal meeting of energy and transport ministers continues today in Tallinn

On 20 and 21 September, the informal meeting of energy and transport ministers is held at the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel). A more detailed description of the event can be found on the event page. Live stream videos are available under the event description, as well as on our videos page and photos of events can be accessed on our photos page or on our Flickr accountInformation about traffic changes in September.

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Press Release: Connecting Europe conference starts today in Tallinn

On 21 and 22 September, the Connecting Europe conference is held at the Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn. A more detailed description of the event can be found on the event page. There will be a live stream of the event.

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Amendments: EP DEVE Committee on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast)

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Press Release: EU energy ministers meet in Tallinn, Estonia

EU proposals to redesign Europe’s electricity markets will be top of the agenda on September 20 in Tallinn, Estonia at an informal council of EU energy ministers, also attended by European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc, and Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete. Full article…

Event: Rethinking the Urban Environment: The EU Transition Towards Smart Cities (Brussels, 9 November 2017)

This international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity to engage with recent policy developments at EU level and scrutinise the future of smart cities globally. It will also enable delegates to analyse recent technological developments and suitable funding opportunities which can underpin the success of future transitions. The event will bring together representatives from the EU and national institutions, the private sector and the civil society  to share best practice and provide a broad range of perspectives.

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Event: Smart Mobility – EU Research Conference and EEN B2B (Turin, Italy, 10 October 2017)

Politecnico di Torino organizes in Turin (Italy) on 10 October the international event EU Research Conference – Funding and Policies for Smart Mobility, within the Smart Mobility World 2017 conference. Opportunities to cooperate in Research and Innovation projects in smart mobility will be showcased. European funds in the framework of Horizon2020 will be presented, together with relevant international initiatives focused on Research. A parallel bilateral meeting (B2B) session will be organized by Camera di Commercio di Torino and Enterprise Europe Network with the aim of enhancing collaboration between stakeholders involved in designing innovative solutions and technologies for Smart Mobility.

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Press Release: The informal meeting of energy and transport ministers starts today in Tallinn

On 20 and 21 September, the informal meeting of energy and transport ministers is held at the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel). A more detailed description of the event can be found on the event page. Live stream videos are available under the event description, as well as on our videos page and photos of events can be accessed on our photos page or on our Flickr account.

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Press Release: Launch of TRIMIS, new tool to analyse transport innovation

The European Commission has launched an online tool to help analyse the effectiveness of transport innovation in delivering the EU’s energy and transport strategy.

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Event: Southern Europe at the crossroads: are we making the right decisions about accessibility investments for the future? (Rome, Italy, 3 October 2017)

The ESPON transnational conference “Southern Europe at the crossroads: are we making the right decisions about accessibility investments for the future?” will take place on 3 October 2017 at the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in Rome.

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Press Release: BiH to sign Transport Community Treaty in Brussels today

SARAJEVO – Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Denis Zvizdić and the EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc will sign a Transport Community Treaty between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the European Union in Brussels today.

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Agenda: Coreper 1 Meeting (20 & 22 September 2017)

The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, and transport policy.

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Written Answer to a Question: Subject: Study on the external costs of different modes of transport in the EU

Written answer given by Ms Bulc on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Christine Revault D’Allonnes Bonnefoy (S&D) on “Study on the external costs of different modes of transport in the EU.”

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Agenda: Working Party on Land Transport (25 September 2017)

The agenda items include proposals on minimum requirements on maximum daily and weekly driving times, minimum breaks and daily and weekly rest periods, on positioning by means of tachographs, on amending Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 with a view to adapting them to developments in the sector as well as a presidency non-papers on posting drivers in the road transport sector and on the way forward on the social and market pillars of the mobility package.

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