Shift2Rail webinars

In May, Shift2Rail organised two webinars to demonstrate the current results of key projects working under Shift2Rail’s Innovation Programme 4, dedicated to digital services facilitating mobility as a service in rail.

The webinars explored multimodal journey planning, offer building, booking, issuing, ticketing, validation and location-based experiences from a travellers’ perspective (first webinar) and from a transport service providers’ perspective (second webinar).

The webinars […]

Evaluation 2011 Transport White Paper

The European Commission (DG MOVE) is currently conducting an evaluation of the 2011 White Paper ‘Roadmap to a single European transport area – towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system’. The aim of the evaluation is to collect and analyse evidence to help assess whether it has achieved its objectives in an effective and efficient manner. EPF as […]

Public transport recovery guidelines

This is a defining moment for the future of urban mobility. As Europe prepares its exit strategy for COVID19, EPF is calling for stronger support for sustainable urban mobility alongside 11 other organisations, among which POLIS, the European Cyclists’ Federation, EMTA, UITP and others. Click here to read the joint letter sent on May 4. 

Sustainable and safe urban mobility – public […]

Cash refunds for cancelled trips – update

On May 13., the European Commission presented a package of guidelines and recommendations to help Member States gradually lift travel restrictions and allow tourism businesses to reopen, after months of lockdown, while respecting necessary health precautions.
EPF is pleased that the Commission has confirmed its position that cash refunds need to stay available to consumers. This is valid for all modes […]

Swedish study of international night trains released

Last week the Swedish Transport Administration released a report as a result of a government assignment in order to investigate possible opportunities to procure sleeper services from Sweden to the European continent. The report is only available in Swedish but below is a summary and some reflections.

Despite the long distance from the European continent to Scandinavia almost all international […]