Open letter to European Commissioner for Transport regarding air ticket surcharges

As representatives of independent distributors and consumers of airline services, ETTSA, EPF, Friendly Flying, Guild of Travel Management Companies, VDR and VIR, wrote a joint letter to Commissioner Bulc, to express our grave concern with the growing threat to transparency, competition and consumer choice in the airline market, and to ask for support to defend the values of an open […]

Note on the EU law aspects of PNR in public transport

At the request of the European Passengers’ Federation and its Dutch member organisation Rover, the Meijers Committee – a group of distinguished lawyers in the Netherlands – has written a note on the application of PNR rules in the railway sector.

According to the Meijers Committee, extending the scope of application of PNR rules beyond air transport (cf. PNR Directive […]

EPF Newsletter #2

EPF newsletter #2

CIPTEC evaluation questionnaire
Would you like to co-design with us the future of the Public Transport sector and improve the quality of life in cities? Please contribute 10 minutes from your valuable time in filling out the evaluation questionnaire, regarding promising and innovative ideas, concepts and services that could improve travel experience by Public Transport in European Cities.

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CIPTEC evaluation questionnaire

Would you like to co-design with us the future of the Public Transport sector and improve the quality of life in cities?

Please contribute 10 minutes from your valuable time in filling out the following evaluation questionnaire, regarding promising and innovative ideas, concepts and services that could improve the travel experience by Public Transport in European Cities.

This survey is a […]

Mobility4EU stakeholder survey

The Mobility4EU project funded by the European Commission aims to develop a vision and action plan for mobility and transport in Europe in 2030. It is our priority to involve a wide range of stakeholders in this process.

As the first part of this consultation process we identified the objectives of the various stakeholders in transport, logistics and mobility that they want […]

Multimodal passenger rights: EPF position

EPF welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to address the improvement of multimodal passenger rights. Extending the legislation on passenger rights to multimodal journeys is of key relevance to passengers as most journeys are effectively multi-modal.

From a user’s point of view there is a need to understand journeys as a door to door trip. This means any action has […]

EPF Newsletter #1

EPF newsletter #1
After a long period having a quarterly bulletin, EPF felt a need to communicate in a quicker and more user-friendly way. A modern and frequently issued newsletter will update you with news from EPF, expressing the passengers’ point of view on all topics related to public transport in all modes. The new Management Board hopes you find this newsletter […]

EPF Conference 2017: Report, video and more

Close to 100 participants from 20 public transport users’ organisations all over Europa attended the 2017 Annual Conference of the European Passengers’ Federation in Rotterdam on 17-18th March. Guests from the professional sector also took part, users of all public transport modes discussed current issues and learned from each other’s experiences.

On the first conference day, we focused on lobbying […]

New President and Management Board

EPF has held its annual general meeting in Rotterdam on 17th of March. During this annual general meeting a new president was elected: Michel Quidort from our French member association FNAUT. Michel already served in our Management Board.  The Management Board of EPF is composed now of  6 members. EPF would like to thank Trevor Garrod, our former president for […]

EU public consultation on multimodal passenger rights

The European Commission started on 23.02.17 a public consultation on “multi-modal passenger rights”, which will stay online up to 25.05.2017.

Please participate in this public consultation. Please also ask for a PDF version of your consultation questionnaire at the end of the consultation and send this PDF then to the EPF secretariat (secretariat@epf.eu) so that EPF can collect information to […]