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EPF is hiring!

EPF is recruiting a project and policy officer

The European Passengers’ Federation (EPF) links Europe’s major passenger organisations. EPF is an international non-profit organisation under Belgian law and has 37 member associations covering 21 European countries. EPF’s mission is to achieve comprehensive passenger rights throughout Europe and improve passengers’ experience by conducting research, holding conferences and working constructively with the […]

Review Air Services Regulation – EPF position on price transparency

The European Commission is currently considering a revision of the “Air Services Regulation” (Regulation (EC) 1008/2008). The European Passengers’ Federation (EPF) welcomes the opportunity to share its views in connection with the price transparency provisions included in the Regulation. Here are the main points that we think the revision should address:

Specific provisions are needed with regard to ancillary […]

Gentse feesten: first major TMaaS test

During the previous edition of the Gentse Feesten a new phase of TMaaS (Traffic Management as a Service) got underway and it was finally possible to test the dashboard. In a few months, when the Winter festival in Ghent will attract thousands of visitors to the city, a new test will be carried out, in which groups of residents will […]

Mission letter to the Commissioner-designate for Transport: EPF reaction

Today, EPF sent a letter to Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the European Commission.

During the autumn quarterly meeting in Gdansk last weekend, members of the EPF council assembled and reviewed the Mission letter prepared by Ms von der Leyen to the nominated Transport Commissioner-designate.

EPF appreciates and supports the mission described in this document. In particular, we welcome the part that says “As […]

Looking for support to solve transport poverty problems?

Need any support to solve transport poverty related problems in your city – region – organisation? We can help!

PRM-TSI: last Working Party meeting

EPF has been one of three user NGOs participating in the Working Party dealing with the revision of Regulation 1300/2014 on Accessibility for PRM in rail travel.

The work has been going on since 2011. Now the last WP meeting has taken place, after almost eight years of work in several stages. ERA will in January present the text for […]

PRM need equal rights to train travel!

When Horst tried to take an early morning train to a meeting with the German ministry of Health, he was denied boarding: the train was there, but assistance was still closed. Taking a train after a flight is also an impossible task: most train station require pre-notification of 48 hours, which leaves passengers with reduced mobility stranded if the […]

Interrail: A successful story

Erika Silén and Marcus Holm, two young InterRail influencers from Sweden

We have the opportunity to act as InterRail influencers for the Swedish sales channel Europarunt which is hosted by SilverRail, a company that offers technical solutions for ticketing, mainly for train operators. We have traveled by InterRail lots of times and have experience with planning train routes, smart packing, […]

Have your say on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

What do you think are the most pressing challenges that EU-funded research and innovation should tackle? What are the most important impacts – scientific, technological, economic, societal – that EU-funded research and innovation should target?

Now you can share your views with the European Commission.

The Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU […]

EPF priorities for future EU action

With a view to the next political mandate of the European Parliament and of the European Commission, the European Passengers’ Federation has identified its priorities for Union action that will help unleash the potential of the public transport sector – particularly air, bus and coach and rail.

Here are the most important goals:

A seamless European passenger transport system
Passengers […]