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EC White Paper published

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On 28 March 2011, the EC published its White Paper “Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area". The White paper highlights the importance of having integrated multimodal travel services across the EU. Inland navigation plays a key role in the EC' policy goal towards a sustainable and competitive single transport area, to be achieved in 2050.  

Source: EC DG MOVE click to access 

Innovation in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) through initiatives, such as a directive on the deployment of ITS, as well as an action plan containing specific targets are important issues in the EC White Paper. The importance to continue developing RIS, also in combination with maritime transport (Maritime/Bleu Belt) is mentioned.

To access the documents click The White Paper Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area - Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system