Webinar: How rail distribution can make rail more attractive

By |May 31st, 2021|

To discuss challenges and opportunities of making rail travel more accessible, eu travel tech is organising a webinar on “Unleashing rail distribution to make rail travel more attractive” on June 25. (10:00-11:30 CEST), as part of the official European Year of Rail programme. Christopher Irwin, EPF Board Member, will take part in the panel debate.

Rail travel has never been […]

EPF online conference 2021

By |May 26th, 2021|

18th Conference of the European Passengers’ Federation
“European Year of Rail, what’s in for the passenger”
June, 26th 2021, 10:00 CEST (online, MS Teams)
After careful consideration, we decided in March to cancel the EPF conference 2021 in Strasbourg (originally planned for 2020). The pandemic situation showed still too many risks for a successful event. But even in Corona times, it is […]

New Urban Mobility Framework

By |May 25th, 2021|

To help the EU build on its 2013 urban mobility package and meet its 2050 climate target, the EU has launched a ‘New Urban Mobility Framework’ initiative, which proposes measures to encourage EU countries to develop urban transport systems that are safe, accessible, inclusive, affordable, smart, resilient and emission-free. The initiative also addresses transport pollution and congestion, and draws […]

EPF-UITP webinar on Rail Passenger Rights

By |May 19th, 2021|

On 19. May, EPF and UITP jointly organised a webinar on Rail Passenger Rights. The webinar was attended by some 130 participants and provided concrete information on the state of the art of rail passengers’ rights in Member States of the European Union. One of the main conclusions was that domestic legislation in many cases is already surpassing the […]

AURORA: Creating space for Urban Air Mobility in our cities

By |May 4th, 2021|

As cities grow larger, they increasingly face problems caused by transport and traffic. Urban Air Mobility (UAM) offers a promising opportunity to mitigate road (surface) congestion by taking urban mobility to the third dimension – the airspace. The EU-funded project AURORA (sAfe Urban aiR mObility for euRopeAn citizens) will develop and integrate safety-critical technologies to support autonomous flight UAM […]