Ride2Autonomy: New EU-Funded Project to Promote Automated Shuttles’ Integration into Public Transport

By |September 11th, 2021|

Press Release, 23/08/2021

Combining the efforts of ten automated shuttle demonstrations, the recently awarded EU Project Ride-to-Autonomy will help to develop new passenger mobility concepts leading to healthier, safer, more accessible, sustainable, cost-effective and demand-responsive transport.

Automation is an essential part of the future transport development. In this context, Ride-to-Autonomy will demonstrate autonomous shuttles’ integration into the transport system in ten […]

EPF @ the World Passenger Festival

By |August 31st, 2021|

The World Passenger Festival is a unique event bringing transport leaders together to discuss the technologies, strategies and opportunities which can encourage a return to public and shared transport usage. The conference will take place in Amsterdam on 5. and 6. October.

Focused on commercial and customer facing areas, the Festival brings together international leaders to discuss critical areas of […]

First SHOW Hackathon is coming!

By |August 31st, 2021|

Interested in knowing more about Connected, Cooperative, Automated Mobility (CCAM) and how it can benefit citizens and society? Seize the opportunity to take part in SHOW’s Hackathon and help us improve our automated mobility services! The SHOW Hackathon will take place in hybrid form on 23-24-25 November 2021; a pre-Hackathon event will be organized in person on 12 October 2021 at […]

INDIMO 3rd co-creation workshop

By |August 28th, 2021|

The INDIMO project is hosting its 3rd Co-creation Workshop on 30 September 2021, 10.00 – 14.00 h CEST (online). This workshop is a part of a series of Co-creation events that will result in creating the INDIMO digital mobility toolbox. This toolbox will provide a framework and guidelines to transport and logistic stakeholders for the design and implementation of accessible […]

SHOW automated mobility acceptance survey

By |August 25th, 2021|

The SHOW project (SHared automation Operating models for Worldwide adoption) has launched a survey to gain a deeper understanding of citizens’ needs, wants and acceptance of transportation solutions today and in the future, when automated solutions will be a part of the overall mobility system.

User demand and user acceptance are critical success factors for the market uptake of AV […]

AURORA first stakeholder workshop

By |August 31st, 2021|

The EU-funded project AURORA (sAfe Urban aiR mObility for euRopeAn citizens) will develop and integrate safety-critical technologies to support autonomous flight UAM in urban environments, focusing its demonstrations primarily on emergency-related applications. To foster adoption of UAM, AURORA will involve end-users and relevant stakeholders in all phases of its journey.

AURORA believes in creating solutions that do not only extend and complement current mobility systems, but more importantly have a […]

ECA report: Air passenger rights not protected

By |July 25th, 2021|

The European Court of Auditors’ special report “Air Passenger rights during the Covid-19 pandemic”, covering the period from March 2020 until March 2021, was published on 29. June. ECA reporting member Annemie Turtelboom also presented the findings on 14. July during a European Parliament public hearing. The report confirmed that key passenger rights were not respected and passengers were […]

Does the CRS Code of Conduct need an update?

By |July 25th, 2021|

Regulation (EC) N° 80/2009 on a Code of Conduct for Computerised Reservation Systems (CRS CoC) is currently being reviewed. The past months, EPF has been participating in the impact assessment study and accompanying public consultation. For EPF, this Regulation is important because it intends to safeguard consumer access to neutral and unbiased information about available travel options and prices. 

As […]

French petition to get rid of railway “beetroot stations”

By |July 25th, 2021|

Since many years, high-speed TGV trains have been operating on the HSL East Paris-Strasbourg stop at “Louvigny” station which is supposed to serve the Lorraine Region. The problem is that this station has been built “in the middle of nowhere” and does not have any rail connection with regional lines of the TER system. This is not a unique […]

Bringing the user voice to INDIMO

By |July 15th, 2021|

EPF brings the user’s voice to the INDIMO project, which aims to break barriers in accessing digitally interconnected transport systems. The INDIMO project began in January 2020 and will run until December 2022.

Its main objectives are to:

Better understand and improve knowledge about user needs and requirements in digital transport systems.
Co-create tools that contribute to an inclusive, universally accessible and personalised […]