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A success story coming to an end:

Updated : August 17, 2011

CAPRICE (for Capital regions integrating collective transport for increased energy efficiency) aimed at promoting integrated public transport systems with a view to improve energy usage. It brought together five...

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European Commission: Shaping transport policy for the future.

Updated : August 7, 2009

On March 2009, the European Commission launched a reflection process involving stakeholders and transport experts on the future of transport policy. Assessment externally commissioned, of the past ten years transport...

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Brief Report on the French Presidency of the EU

Updated : January 30, 2009

The French presidency of the EU ended on 31 December 2008, the Czech republic is now holding the charge. Not all subjects have made the foreseen progress. Among the reached agreements : The “Energy and Climate...

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A dedicated center for expertise on public private partnership PPPs

Updated : November 20, 2008

European Investment Bank EIB and European Commission EC have launched in Paris on 16 September, under the French Presidency of the European Union, a European Center of expertise on PPPs. 22 entities have already...

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Meeting of 9-10 October in Luxemburg About the Transport Telecommunications and Energy Council

Updated : November 20, 2008

Energy package : The Council reached a deal on 10 October which represents an important step towards completing the internal energy market. Commissioner Piebalgs stated: "I am pleased that Member States are...

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Reinhart Rack own initiative report on Green Paper...

Updated : September 5, 2008

...towards a new culture for urban mobility (see Emta news 32). The report, adopted by Parliament at a large majority 8-10 July in Strasbourg with few amendments, conveys the main message that new and innovative...

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French Presidency’s priorities in transport

Updated : September 5, 2008

State Secretary Dominique Bussereau unfolded the priorities of the French presidency in the field of transport. Identifying cleaner transport as the top priority he referred particularly to the “greening of transport”...

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Community guidelines on state aid for railway

Updated : May 23, 2008

At the end of 2007, The European Commission launched a consultation on a working document prepared by DG-TREN in reference to the compatibility with EC Treaty of state aid as defined in Directive 91/440/EEC, so as to...

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The Climate-change Energy Package

Updated : May 23, 2008

In March 2007 the Council of the European Union (EU) decided to set more ambitious objectives to reduce CO2 and green house gas emissions and set targets of renewable energies in order to reduce Europe’s energy...

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Galileo

Updated : May 23, 2008

On 3 April 2008, after an informal trilogue between the Commission, the Council and the Parliament, the agreement on the amended proposal for a Regulation on the further implementation of Galileo was reached which, if...

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