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    Conference commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Alvia train accident

Conference commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Alvia train accident

By |July 11th, 2023|

Last week on July 6th EPF was present at the European Parliament at the Conference “Lessons Learned in Rail Safety in the EU”, organized by MEP Ana Miranda (Greens, Spain).

The conference aimed to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Alvia train accident in Galicia (2013), which was one of the most tragic train accidents in recent decades in which […]

EPF signs Memorandum of Understanding with ERA

By |July 7th, 2023|

On Thursday 06 July, EPF and the European Union Agency for Railways (ERA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aimed at establishing a basis for collaboration.

The agreement was signed by Josef Schneider, Chair of EPF’s Management Board, and Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director of ERA. The signing ceremony was held in Brussels and was also attended by EPF’s Willy Smeulders, Katie […]

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    GEMINI: Greening European Mobility through cascading innovation INItiatives

GEMINI: Greening European Mobility through cascading innovation INItiatives

By |July 3rd, 2023|

Last week on June 28th and 29th we officially kicked off the GEMINI project (Greening European Mobility through cascading innovation INItiatives) in Potsdam, Germany. Coordinated by the Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI), this Horizon Europe-funded project consists of 43 partners and will run for 3.5 years.

The GEMINI project aims to reinforce modal shift through the demonstration and uptake of […]

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    AGE, EDF and EPF call on the European Commission to strengthen protection for the rights of persons with disabilities when travelling by air

AGE, EDF and EPF call on the European Commission to strengthen protection for the rights of persons with disabilities when travelling by air

By |June 23rd, 2023|

Air travel is still the transportation mode in which persons with disabilities experience the most difficulties and human rights violations. To address this, three European organisations; AGE Platform Europe, the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the European Passengers’ Federation (EPF), wrote a joint letter to the European Commission to revise Regulation 1107/2006 on the rights of disabled persons and persons […]

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    Take part in the IMPACTS survey about public transport safety

Take part in the IMPACTS survey about public transport safety

By |May 30th, 2023|

The IMPACTS project invites you to take part in a survey!

IMPACTS, a one-year project supported by EIT Urban Mobility, is testing the introduction of feedback mechanisms amongst users of public transport systems to jointly strengthen safety, enable mutual support and improve the urban environment. The project aims to foster trust and empower passengers to report issues that make them […]

London Travelwatch publishes study on digital exclusion

By |April 27th, 2023|

Digitalisation has quickly become integrated into how we perform daily tasks: from planning a journey to buying a ticket for transport. While such technologies aim to benefit transport users, the truth is that new barriers arise for people who cannot access or use these technologies.

As such, EPF member London TravelWatch sought to investigate who is digitally excluded and disadvantaged […]

EPF welcomes a new board member

By |April 27th, 2023|

EPF’s Annual General Meeting on 22 April brought new changes to the Management Board. Jorge Morera will fill the position previously held by Emil Frodlund, who represented EPF’s Swedish member Resenärerna.

We would like to thank Emil for his contributions to the EPF management board and for his dedication to defending passengers’ interests. Though Emil is no longer part of […]

Register now! Annual EPF Conference 2023

By |March 30th, 2023|

About the annual EPF Conference 2023
We are delighted to announce that the annual EPF Conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain on Friday June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd , 2023.
This year’s programme will focus on bringing forward best practices on three topics:

Price too high or offer too bad? Are discounts and free public transport a successful strategy […]

UMCASE: outcomes and lessons learnt

By |December 20th, 2022|

About UMCASE
Groups vulnerable to exclusion, such as older people and people with a low income, are not often considered in the design phase of (digital) mobility solutions. The UMCASE project (Citizens’ Inclusive and Accessible Urban Mobility Solutions), a one-year project supported by EIT Urban Mobility, aimed to tackle this challenge by shifting the attention of policymakers and mobility experts […]

What matters to British rail passengers: A Transport Focus study

By |December 19th, 2022|

EPF’s UK-member Transport Focus conducted a study in August this year to understand what matters most to British rail passengers and where investments should be targeted. Over 15,000 people participated in this research, which also dives into topics like punctuality and reliability, improvements and engineering works, and accessibility.

More specifically, 12,565 rail passengers who had travelled by train in the […]