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15 November 2017

Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration plans to repair almost 400 railway stations in the next five years for CZK 8.4 billion

More than one hundred railway stations undergo construction works each year, the Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) will spend approximately CZK 8.4 billion in total for repairs between 2017 and 2022. "In the coming years, the amount for larger construction projects will continue to increase. Modernization of the Prague Central Station, the České Budějovice and the main railway station in Plzeň or Pardubice are being prepared", SŽDC CEO Pavel Surý says. Overall, in five years SŽDC plans to repair nearly 400 railway stations and 160 completely revitalize, spending about CZK 8.4 billion.

1 November 2017

Global Mobility Report 2017

The Global Mobility Report 2017 evaluates the progress made worldwide in the four areas of universal access, efficiency, safety, and green mobility. The transport sector is, according to the report, still dominated by high fossil fuel use, plagued by pollution & GHG emissions, high numbers of road fatalities and lacks behind in digitization.

Transport days @ 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23)

The preparations for the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), from November 6-17, 2017 are well under way, and are equipped to provide a comprehensive understanding of climate challenges and solutions to the most influential stakeholders in climate action.

Methodological guidelines by TRAM

The TRAM project just published the Methodological Guidelines with the purpose to identify accumulated practice within the three thematic areas of sustainable urban mobility:

Horizon 2020 Transport Info day

The info day will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the Horizon 2020 'Smart, green and integrated transport' calls for funding under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Program, with the focus on funding opportunities in 2018.
​Presentations will cover various transport topics of the new Horizon 2020 Work Program, as well as provide detailed information on the selection process and on the upcoming calls for funding.
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EU Transport in figures: Statistical Pocketbook 2017 published

The Statistical Pocketbook for 2017 has just been published. The publication provides an overview of the most recent and most pertinent annual transport-related statistics in Europe. It covers the European Union and its 28 Member States and, as far as possible, the current EU candidate countries and the EFTA countries.