With "Europe on the Move", the European Commission launched a wide range of initiatives to make traffic safer, promote fairer billing, reduce CO2 emissions, air pollution and congestion, reduce the administrative burden for businesses, combat undeclared work and ensure decent working conditions and rest periods. This is the first of three waves - with various proposals - that culminates in a long-term strategy of the European Commission. With this, the Commission wants to tackle mobility challenges and achieve smart, fair and competitive mobility by 2025.
On September 15, Eddy Liegeois, Head of Unit, Road Transport at the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission (DG MOVE), clarified the extensive mobility package of the European Commission. The mobility package includes three major topics with several proposals:
the social aspect, the human factor in road transport
More information can be found in a European Commission presentation to the European Parliament.
Tijl Dendal of the Ministry of Mobility and Public Works of the Flemish Government focused on the road charging proposals of the package:
See the presentation of Tijl Dendal for more information.
Contact Hanne De Roo: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0487/434664.
Department of Mobility and Public Works and Vleva
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