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  • Road user charging schemes in the UK

    Wednesday, January 8, 2003 - 09:36
    First results from Durham show a significant reduction in number of cars entering the city centre, while a transport study recomends road charging in greater London
    The city of Durham is the... Read more
  • Strategic Rail Research Agenda launched

    Tuesday, January 7, 2003 - 13:42
    The European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC) presented its first report, the Strategic Rail Research Agenda (SRRA) to EU Research commissioner Philipe Busquin on 18 December
    The European... Read more
  • Commission takes action on road safety

    Tuesday, January 7, 2003 - 10:29
    The European Commission sends reasoned opinion to 7 Member States for failure in bringing into force European road safety rules
    The European Commission decided on 20 December 2002 to take... Read more
  • ManagEnergy Conference on Local Energy Action

    Tuesday, January 7, 2003 - 09:12
    The conference dealt with several aspects of energy and transport. Recordings and presentations are now available online
  • Passenger information for disabled people in West Yorkshire

    Thursday, December 19, 2002 - 11:04
    Positive assessment for the trial of a new scheme to provide information to bus passengers
    A trial for a new bus scheme to provide information to bus passenger was carried out in west Yorkshire... Read more
  • Taxis in Paris: increasing in number and improving services for people with reduced mobility

    Thursday, December 19, 2002 - 09:07
    The number of taxis will increse by 10% within 5 years in the metropolitan area of Paris, and a new demand responsive door-to-door transport for people with reduced mobility will be set up in 2003... Read more
  • Improving night bus service in Madrid

    Thursday, December 19, 2002 - 08:29
    CMT (the Madrid regional public transport authority) has recently rearranged the night services operated by EMT (the Madrid municipal bus company)
    Due to the increase of night activity the... Read more
  • FP6’s first call for proposals opened on 17 December

    Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 09:09
    The first call for proposals for research projects to be funded under FP6 opened on 17 December. The thematic priority on Sustainable Surface Transport encompasses a number of research areas of... Read more
  • Calls for experts for FP6 published

    Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 12:50
    Two calls for experts to assist the Commission's services for tasks in connection with FP6 were published on 4 December
  • Funds to foster smart travel

    Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 11:56
    National support for local schemes in the UK
    Quedgeley (UK) was chosen for a pilot project to produce personalised plans to make the most of public transport, cycling and walking.

    The... Read more