Tag: Transportation

Clarity, efficiency and fairness essential in new #RoadInitiatives

Clarity, efficiency and fairness essential in new #RoadInitiatives

The European Commission Road Initiative legislative proposals must ensure that the industry remains viable and continues to underpin the European Union’s economy. The new proposals must support the further development of a modern and integrated European transport system that operates in a fair, competitive environment. At the end of May, the European Commission will publish […]

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#Israel: Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93

#Israel: Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The last of Israel’s founding fathers, former Israeli President Shimon Peres (pictured), winner of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize died Tuesday, 27 September, after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. Doctors said Peres suffered severe organ failure Tuesday, as well as irreversible brain damage caused by the massive hemorrhagic stroke he sustained on 13 September. […]

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#Railways: Agreement on opening up of the EU passenger railway market

#Railways: Agreement on opening up of the EU passenger railway market

A provisional agreement to open up the EU market for domestic passenger rail transport and to ensure equal conditions for railway companies was reached by European Parliament and Council negotiators on Tuesday evening.  It aims to boost the quality of services offered to passengers and to improve the performance of the rail sector.  The new […]

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#Migration: IRU calls for coordinated response to migration and international refugee crisis

#Migration: IRU calls for coordinated response to migration and international refugee crisis

A resolution on migration and the international refugee crisis was adopted by the IRU General Assembly. Recognizing that migration is a worldwide humanitarian, social and political challenge for governments, international organizations and society in general, IRU called on governments to work together in a more co-ordinated, rapid manner to tackle the issue.  According to data […]

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