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By News Editor / Updated: 12 Apr 2018

ITF Transport Outlook Series

The ITF Transport Outlook provides an overview of recent trends and near-term prospects for the transport sector at a global level. It also presents long-term projections for transport demand to 2050 for freight (maritime, air and surface) and passenger transport (car, rail and air) as well as related CO2 emissions, under different policy scenarios.

The full version is available after registering at the OECD iLibrary.

By News Editor / Updated: 30 Jul 2015

European Low Emission Zones and access regulations

The CLARS Platform, an EU-funded scheme supporting public authorities to develop urban access regulation schemes, has a public website that provides information for vehicle operators on existing and confirmed Low Emission Zones (LEZs) and urban road-charging schemes in Europe, as well as most other access regulations. 

A map helps users search for individual European cities and see which LEZs, Urban Charging Schemes and Major Access Regulations are active in those cities. The website also includes explanations of different regulations and a guide to relevant EU policy.

By Lewis Macdonald / Updated: 12 Apr 2018

Eurostat Regional Yearbooks: Transport

The Transport section of the Eurostat Regional Yearbook gives information on road, rail, air and maritime transport within EU countries and others such as Norway, Iceland and Turkey. Particular data is given with respect to passenger numbers, injuries in road accidents, rates of motorisation and lengths/densities of networks.

By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

Austrian cycling in numbers

Radverkehr in Zahlen (Bicycle traffic in figures) is an Austrian report about cycling. It gives a statistical overview about cycling traffic from a number of different perspectives including  bicycle ownership, cyclist behaviour, cycling infrastructure and safety and security.

National Austrian facts and figures are compared to international statistics. The report further outlines the impact of cycling on the economy and gives information about the existing types of bicycles. The concluding section contains a survey on the user satisfaction.

By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

ITF short-term trends

The International Transport Forum collects quarterly data on the short-term evolution of the transport sector in its 51 member countries to foresee trend shifts in the sector as a result of economic down or upturn.

The data covers three modes of inland transport (rail, road and inland waterways) together with some economic indicators. Series are available from 1995 and are published with a three-month lag.

By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

APTA Public Transport Fact Book

The Public Transportation Fact Book, published annually, contains national aggregate statistical data covering all aspects of the transit industry in the United States and Canada.

Major sections include an overview of U.S. transit facts, transit finances and operating statistics by modes of travel; transit vehicle characteristics and deliveries; facts and numbers relating to federal grants and the Federal Transit Act; and statistical trends of Canadian transit operations.

By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

ITF online transport tool

The online tool, launched by the ITF and OECD in 2017, allows users to freely select between 19 transport-related indicators for more than 50 countries to create their own transport data. This allows users to:

  • Compare trends for up to four countries simultaneously.
  • Create country rankings.
  • Show country information on a world map

The topics cover CO2 emissions, road safety, infrastructure investment, modal shares and the transport network. 


By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

ITF statistics section

The International Transport Forum homepage provides a good selection of different transport statistics.

It collects data relevant to a range of transport policy issues, as well as maintaining historical databases and publishing analyses and indicators regarding the transport sector.

Topics cover all kinds of transport, including economic, environmental and safety issues. Its focus lies in both road and passenger transport.

By News Editor / Updated: 31 Oct 2020

MOP - The German Mobility Panel

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology collects annual mobility data  for Germany by order of the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development. 

The data contains information about drivers license holders, car availability, output, traffic volume and travelling distances and time. 

By News Editor / Updated: 28 May 2019

Eurostat online transport databank

The Eurostat online section for transport contains general data on passenger and freight transport for air, rail, road and water transport. Most of the data are also available in the EU Transport in Figures: Statistical Pocketbook of the European Commission.

A big advantage of the Eurostat databank is the possibility to get regional statistical data for federal states and metropolitan areas of the EU member states.