Report of EPF conference Berlin 2016

Over 80 representatives from 16 public transport users’ associations in 11 European countries gathered in Berlin, on April 8th/9th for the 14th Annual Conference of the European Passengers’ Federation.

In welcoming all colleagues, EPF President Trevor Garrod thanked the sponsors Talgo, S-Bahn Berlin, BVG and Abellio-NS for their support in the conference organization.Friday afternoon was devoted to reports from EPF […]

Joint open letter – Informal EU ministerial meeting of transport and environment ministers

UITP, Unife, Eurocities, EPF and EMTA have written an open letter concerning the informal EU ministerial meeting of transport and environment ministers to discuss smart green solutions for sustainable transport, to encourage Ministers to look beyond a technical discussion and consider the role of modal shift in the decarbonisation of transport. This will be especially important given the forthcoming […]

Europäische Fahrgastverbände treffen sich dieses Jahr in Berlin

EPF – European Passengers’ Federation ist der Name eines europäischen FahrgastVerbandes, der sich aus 34 Mitgliedsverbänden in unterschiedlichen Ländern Europas zusammensetzt.

Die Mitglieder dieses Verbandes, aber auch viele Gäste treffen sich einmal im Jahr zu einer großen Fachtagung. Die letzte Tagung war in Budapest in Ungarn, für das Jahr 2016 wurde Berlin als Tagungsort gewählt.

Das Treffen 2016 findet am 09.04.2016 […]

Remarks to the draft of Interpretative Guidelines in the field of air passenger rights

Friendly Flying has issued a number of remarks to the draft of Interpretative Guidelines in the field of air passenger rights. The remarks are summarised below:

Remark no 1
The passengers who submitted complaints to the carriers and where technical defects are the reason of cancellation/ long delay, passengers should be provided with full and complete information.

Remark no 2
There is no […]

EPF Bulletin #19

Welcome to the 19th issue of our bulletin which shows you the work and interests of the European Passengers’ Federation and its member associations in 20 countries on behalf of customers in all modes of public transport. To download the document, please click here.

Stakeholder consultation on Regulation (EC) 1371/2007 on rail passengers’ rights and obligations

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Regulation (EC) 1371/2007 on rail passengers’ rights and obligations. The consultation period is from 09/02/2016 to 05/05/2016. Replies can be submitted as citizen or as organisation. All information can be found here.

Contribution about Regulation (EU) No 181/2011 (rights of passengers in bus and coach)

EPF has submitted a written contribution about the application of Regulation (EU) No 181/2011 concerning the rights of passengers in bus and coach transport. Our contribution can be downloaded here.

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EPF conference 2016

The 14th Conference and Annual General Meeting of the European Passengers’ Federation will take place 8-10 April 2016 in Berlin (Germany).

EPF’s 18th Bulletin is out

Welcome to the 18th issue of our bulletin which shows you the work and interests of the European Passengers’ Federation and its member associations in 20 countries on behalf of customers in all modes of public transport. To download the document, please click here.

EPF presentation on EU-wide multimodal travel information

On November 3rd, Josef Schneider participated in a workshop in Brussels on the ITS Directive Priority action ‘a’. The focus of the EPF presentation was on the provision of EU-wide multimodal travel information services. The presentation can be downloaded here.