• World Environment Day 2020

    05 Jun 2020
    Other

    First held in 1974, UN World Environment Day is the United Nations annual celebration of the environment. The day is designed to encourage people to advocate for the environment, raising awareness of key issues, and promoting action to protect the environment. 

    The theme for 2020 is "...

  • Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive - Open public Consultation

    05 Jun 2020
    Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, Public and stakeholder involvement

    Following the policy ambition set out by the European Green Deal for the EU to become a climate neutral economy by 2050, transport emissions have...

  • EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award 2021 deadline extended

    05 Jun 2020
    Public and stakeholder involvement

    The EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award celebrates EU cities supporting more sustainable consumption, trade, and production. The Award welcomes applications from any EU city and the...

  • Madrid launches a line of aid to renew the most polluting taxis

    04 Jun 2020
    Clean and energy-efficient vehicles

    Madrid City Council has recently approved ‘Taxifree 2020’, the first measure in a package of aid worth €2.7 million for replacing the most polluting taxis on the city streets. In total, 1,620 taxis will...

  • 1 June 2020 weekly summary: the impact of COVID-19 on transport and mobility

    01 Jun 2020
    COVID-19

    Cities around Europe are beginning to come out of lockdown and reinstate access regulations. Antwerp, Gent, London and Milan have all started charging vehicles again for entering their low emission zones...

  • Flanders to invest €2.2 billion in an ambitious mobility plan

    01 Jun 2020
    Policy and research

    Lydia Peeters, the Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, has announced that the region will invest €2.2 billion in 2020 to improve the region's transport infrastructure. 

    The Ministry manages 1,356 km...