PRM working group report

Kurt Hultgren, on behalf of the EPF management Board, has written a report about the PRM working group in ERA. We are not really satisfied with the work of ERA in this working group. The idea is to implement the rules of accessibility, but the work has not been successful. The report can be downloaded here.

Evaluation of the ITS Directive

The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive (Directive 2010/40/EU) provides the legal framework in support of the coordinated and coherent deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within the Union, in particular across borders. The Commission is currently carrying out an evaluation of the Directive to assess to which extent the ITS Directive contributed to the faster and more coordinated deployment […]

EPF Newsletter #3

EPF newsletter #3

EU law aspects of PNR in public transport
At the request of EPF and its Dutch member Rover, the Meijers Committee – a group of distinguished lawyers in the Netherlands – has written a note on the extension of the scope of application of PNR rules to the railway sector.

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Air ticket surcharges
EPF, ETTSA, Friendly Flying, Guild of Travel […]

Evaluation of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive

The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive (Directive 2010/40/EU) provides the legal framework in support of the coordinated and coherent deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within the Union, in particular across borders. The Commission is currently carrying out an evaluation of the Directive to assess to which extent the ITS Directive contributed to the faster and more […]

Revision of Regulation 1371/2007

EPF looks forward with interest to the Commission’s proposal for the revision of Regulation 1371/2007 on rail passenger rights. We therefore sent a letter to Ms Bulc, Commissioner for Transport, and Mr Hololei, Director-General of DG Move, stressing that we find it very important that the right to assistance and compensation for delay should be based on the complete journey […]

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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Mobility4EU […]

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 […]