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European Rail Manifesto

By |June 30th, 2022|

Travel and rail industry partner with civil society calling on policy makers to shift to rail
European actors of the rail and travel sector – including civil society and passenger associations – call on European Institutions and Member states to take bold actions now to achieve a climate-friendly transport system by 2030. Their call was presented at the Connecting Europe […]

EPF is hiring – Project & Policy Officer

By |June 17th, 2022|

For its Ghent-based secretariat, EPF is looking for an experienced Project & Policy officer to strengthen our motivated team!

The main tasks associated with this position involve:

Project management

Conduct research activities (desk research, interviews, surveys, …)
Organise workshops and focus groups with end-users and/or experts
Develop communication campaigns towards stakeholders
Conduct communication activities: write articles, manage social media posts, ….

UMCASE: Creating mobility with people, for people

By |March 7th, 2022|

Nowadays, user involvement is mostly developed in the context of testing digital applications and innovative mobility solutions. However, this means that certain groups are left behind, as they may not have the knowledge, skills, interest or monetary capacity to access this technology. Additionally, user involvement and co-creation are still often forgotten when developing non-digital public transport solutions.

UMCASE intends […]

2021 Annual Report

By |February 25th, 2022|

The European Passengers’ Federation reached the end of another year. While still having to manage the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was a year of fruitful collaborations, innovative projects in mobility and important steps for passenger rights.

The EPF’s team and management board continued to work on projects and relevant policy developments throughout the year, ensuring that in this […]

EPF’s UK member awarded Order of the British Empire

By |January 6th, 2022|

Barclay Davies, Bus Users Director for Wales, has been awarded an OBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in The Queen’s 2022 New Year Honours list. Bus Users is one of EPF’s member organisations based in the United Kingdom.

As Director for Bus Users in Wales, Barclay has facilitated over 200 events bringing passengers together with local transport providers. […]

Night trains, new trends: building a passenger-centric service

By |December 6th, 2021|

On the 2nd of December, Back-on-track Belgium organized a Night train lunch webinar to replace the in-person Conference that has been postponed until March next year, due to the strengthening of COVID-19 measures. Our board member, Emil Frodlund, participated in the discussion, bringing the passengers’ needs into the debate.

Emil stressed the difficulties caused to passengers by the unfair competition […]

Involving passengers to shape the future of mobility

By |November 24th, 2021|

To create a more sustainable and accessible mobility for the future, understanding passenger needs and priorities has to be put on the agenda. Therefore, EPF has strived to bring passengers’ input to different events and conferences during the past months.

On the 12th of November, Project Officer Sandra Lima attended the Seminar “Shaping the Future of Mobility” where she presented […]

EPF’s new project Children and youth empowerment through DecidiUM digital platform

By |November 8th, 2021|

Mobility habits, needs and preferences of children and youth are often forgotten in the planning and decision-making process. The European project CES4Kids focuses precisely on listening and understanding these demands from pupils, as well as empowering new generations to be participants in the co-creation of mobility planning.

Supported by the EIT Urban Mobility, within the framework of the Citizen Engagement […]

EPF’s Statement on international train tickets

By |October 7th, 2021|

The reputation of international train tickets is not as positive as it should be. International train tickets are considered expensive and difficult to book. However, booking these trains can be cheaper if the passengers can full access to the information regarding their purchase.

Arriën Kruyt, Member of the board of European Passengers Federation, gives us examples of how passengers are […]

Joint Stakeholder statement on the EU’s Urban Mobility Framework

By |September 27th, 2021|

Clean collective mobility must be a priority for towns and cities if Europe is to achieve its climate targets and improve quality of urban life. Tackling the environmental challenges, achieving renewed economic growth, and enhancing health and wellbeing must be linked with ensuring important societal objectives of affordable and accessible mobility. To realise these important goals affordable and attractive […]