Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Transport Working Group.

Transport WG Leader

Leader

Marcus Göpfert

Stuttgart Region

Françoise Guaspare

Leader

Françoise Guaspare

Ile-de-France Europe

Francisco Vigalondo

Leader

Francisco Vigalondo

Aragón Exterior

Transport

The Working Group promotes cooperation and facilitates dialogue between regions in the field of transport, mobility and logistics as well as with the EU institutions to raise awareness of the regional and local dimension of the thematic area. The group fosters discussion on new developments in EU policy and facilitates project development and participation in European projects.

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Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Transport WG

Future European Partnerships in the transport area

Anna Tranberg

The two European Partnerships for transport – Towards zero-emission road transport (2ZERO) and Mobility and Safety for Automated Road Transport (MOSART) – under Horizon Europe are starting to take

Transport WG

Financing the future of mobility

Anna Tranberg

Having identified the collective need for “a healthy planet as our greatest challenge and responsibility”, the President–elect, Ms von der Leyen proposed bolder emissions targets, with a reduction of

WG Events

WG Events

Transport Research Arena - TRA2020

The largest European research and technology conference that focusses on transport and mobility will this year take place in Helsinki. TRA, the Transport Research Arena, will this year focus on the theme 'Rethinking transport - towards clean and inclusive mobility.' TRA2020 will bring together experts from across the world to discuss, showcase and develop the newest innovations in the field of mobility and transport.  As well as presentations from high-level speakers such as Nina Kopola, Director General of Business Finland, the event will also include an exhibition and demonstrations. To…

Welcome to a GREAT end conference!

Join GREAT in Brussels on 18 March 2018 to celebrate the results of the Action. A day of sharing insights on alternative fuel infrastructure from different perspectives. The climate issue is more relevant than ever before and in cooperation between the EU, private businesses and regions across four nations GREAT has worked as an enabler for decarbonisation along the northern part of the TEN-T corridor. At the conference, you will hear about the result and experiences from the Partners in the action. What have been the challenges and benefits from PPP cooperation? Has the Action achieved its…

Getting zero-emission trucks on the road

A discussion on how what efforts can and must be made in order to decarbonise road freight will take place in Brussels next week. The all-day event will discuss the electrification of city deliveries and regional transport as well as alternative pays to power long-haul trucks. The event is timely as it is organised in light of the EU Green Deal and the upcoming revision of the Alternative for Fuels Infrastructure Directive and truck CO2 standards.  For more information and registration, click here. 

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

The 2020 edition of the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - Energy Efficiency Fiance Market Place has been scheduled to take place 18-19th Februrary 2020 in Brussels. The two-day event is co-organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy, the Directorate-General for Climate Action and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (EASME). The event will comprise plenary sessions with high level representatives from the Covenant of Mayors as well as a showcase of successful projects on energy efficiency finance, future-proof investments, financing clean…

Future European Partnerships in the transport area

The two European Partnerships for transport – Towards zero-emission road transport (2ZERO) and Mobility and Safety for Automated Road Transport (MOSART) – under Horizon Europe are starting to take shape. This session will provide information on the definition and objective of the two partnerships. In 2019, ERRIN prepared a response to the consultation on the institutionalised European Partnerships with recommendations for better coordination with S3 Partnerships and for a new governance model where regional and local authorities are key partners in defining the priorities and calls for…

The future of rail transport for European regions: challenges and perspectives beyond 2020

The initiative “The future of rail transport for European regions: challenges and perspectives beyond 2020” will be held on 18 December, from 9:00 to 12:30, at Emilia-Romagna Delegation premises – rue Montoyer 21, Brussels. By bringing together European institutions, networks and logistics experts and stakeholders, the workshop aims at fostering a discussion on policies and instrument to strengthen rail freight transport in the light of the new programming period 2021-2027 and to present the intermodal cluster of Emilia Romagna Region ER.I.C. promoted by the Emilia Romagna Region with eight…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

The Commission launches evaluation survey on the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

The European Commission is conducting an evaluation of the Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure 2014/94/EU (henceforth the Directive or AFID).   The Directive requires Member States to set up long-term National Policy Frameworks (NPFs) for the development of the market as concerns alternative fuels and the planning of the deployment of relevant alternative fuels infrastructure. It also stipulates requirements for the rollout of alternative fuels infrastructure along the core network of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) and its urban nodes - with…

EU Urban Road Safety Award

Applications will close later this month for the EU Urban Road Safety Award. The award celebrates and rewards local authorities for actions taken to improve road safety. Local authorities with outstanding innovation achievements that encourage the exchange of good practices across Europe are encouraged to apply. The award aims to recognise holistic efforts to tackle the fact that more than 50% of serious road injuries occur on urban roads.  Applications are open until 16th January 2020 - find more information and apply here. 

Commission sets out draft guidelines for CEF2 Digital programme

The European Commission has published a non-paper detailing potential orientations and implementation guidelines for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF2) Digital programme.  The aim of CEF2 Digital is to catalyse investment in digital connectivity infrastructures during the 2021-2027 period, so that Europe can benefit from individuals, institutions and businesses' increased access to Gigabit networks.  The deployment of high-capcity networks, including uninterrupted 5G, high-quality wireless Internet in local communities and the cross-border projects supporting digital platforms in the…

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

Today the European Commission is presenting the ‘European Green Deal’ in the European Parliament. The deal, presented by President Ursula von der Leyen and Frans Timmermans, is pitched to be a response to the challenges of climate change and a bid to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. It is also an integral part of the Commission’s strategy to implement the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. One of the goals is to mobilise European research and foster innovation. The ambitious deal lays out plans for caring for the continent’s natural capacity while…

Partner search for H2020-call on battery packs for electric vehicles

Kerv Automotive N.V. is a Belgian start-up (est. Jan 2016) preparing a ‘Slim Tilting Vehicle’ for production and global sale. Kerv Automotive N.V. is an initiative from a group of automotive engineers with different backgrounds and expertise who are forming as a funding group the main shareholder. Co-founder and shareholder of the company is a regional investment group for developing and stimulating economic and sustainable growth. As an OEM Kerv Automotive is preparing various models which all will be fitted with an in-house designed electronic tilting system providing a comfortable and…

EIT selects winning innovation partnerships in Urban Mobility and Manufacturing

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winning teams that will set up Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility. These two pan-European partnerships will bring Europe’s innovators together to create a better and more sustainable future for citizens. The winning teams: MOBiLus – The winner of EIT Urban Mobility   More information is available here: http://bit.ly/EIT_UrbMoFact Made by Europe –  The winner of EIT Manufacturing More information is available here: http://bit.ly/EIT_ManuFact Further information is available at the EIT’s…

Latest Updates

  • By Anna Tranberg

The Commission launches evaluation survey on the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

The European Commission is conducting an evaluation of the Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure and invites regional and local authorities to provide their input. The objective of the study is to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the Directive and to collect and analyse evidence to help assess whether it has achieved its objectives in an effective and efficient manner.

  • By Hilary Webb

EU Urban Road Safety Award

Applications close 16th January for the EU Urban Road Safety Award, which champions local authorities for taking actions to improve road safety.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

'Evidence informed policymaking' training course by JRC

A 2-day training course is organised on “Evidence informed policymaking” which will aim to introduce participants to useful tools, train them to navigate between different types of evidence and research methods, and reflect on how to deal with the many challenges of evidence-informed policymaking. ERRIN has been invited to nominate up to 3 candidates.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission sets out draft guidelines for CEF2 Digital programme

The European Commission has published a non-paper detailing potential orientations and implementation guidelines for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF2) Digital programme. 

  • By Hilary Webb

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

The European Commission presents its European Green Deal ahead of a debate in the European Parliament.

  • By Simon De Wachter

Partner search for H2020-call on battery packs for electric vehicles

Kerv Automotive is searching for partners for the H2020-call on battery packs for electric vehicles. Our goal is to produce a ‘slim’ compact vehicle (fully 2 seater) which benefits all items related to a light vehicle and combines -due to the tilting design- a small shaped design with the comfort and safe form of transportation which is also an exciting experience.