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

Webinar: Data and the future mobility system

Anna Tranberg

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, the event will be organised as a webinar. We thank you in advance for your understanding. Please register via this link. If you have already signed up, you

Blue Growth WG

Webinar: European Partnership on zero-emission waterborne transport

Anna Tranberg

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, the event will be organised as a webinar. We thank you in advance for your understanding. To register for the webinar, please use the following link. 

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…

Webinar: Data and the future mobility system

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, the event will be organised as a webinar. We thank you in advance for your understanding. Please register via this link. If you have already signed up, you will receive the information on how to connect directly to your inbox.  Presented on 19 February, the communication A European strategy for data identifies mobility as one of the strategic sectors for which the Commission wants to establish a common European data space. The aim of the Commission is to position Europe at the forefront of the development of an intelligent transport system. This…

Webinar: European Partnership on zero-emission waterborne transport

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, the event will be organised as a webinar. We thank you in advance for your understanding. To register for the webinar, please use the following link.  Welcome to the first Blue Growth WG meeting of the year where we will explore the future of clean waterborne transport.  In the meeting, we will be joined by Mr. Jaap Gebraad who will present the proposed European Partnership on zero-emission waterborne transport including the definition and objective. More information on the partnership can be found here. With the Green Deal, a substantial part…

Welcome to a GREAT end conference!

This event has been canceled, for more information please see the links below.  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…

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…

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Public consultation to shape the European Partnership on Driving Urban Transitions

The Driving Urban Transitions to a Sustainable Future (DUT) Partnership aims to address the complex set of urban challenges, which cities and urban communities are facing today, with an integrated approach to offer decision makers in municipalities, companies and society the means to act and enable the necessary urban transformations. The partnership aims to create a portfolio of measures to build capacities in all stakeholder groups and contribute to the European Mission on Climate Neutral Cities. Read more about what is at stake in this article. The partnership’s objectives will be…

State of play - European Partnerships under Horizon Europe

On 9 and 10 March, ERA-LEARN together with the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, organised a workshop on the future European Partnerships. The workshop was an occasion to exchange, share views and coordinate the development processes of the candidate Partnerships. In his opening speech, the Director-General of DG Research and Innovation, Jean-Eric Paquet, called for a more ambitious approach in relation to the European Partnerships by “taking partnerships to another level”. He stressed the need to ensure that the partnerships support achieving the key policy objectives set at…

Information concerning ERRIN Working Group meetings

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns and the guidelines given by the Belgian authorities, we regret to inform you that our upcoming Working Group meetings will be postponed or will take place online. Please find below a list of Working Group meetings for the month of March:   Online webinar:  - Blue Growth WG meeting on clean waterborne transport (23 March)   Postponed meetings: - Smart Specialisation WG meeting on Component 5 (19 March) - Innovation & Investment WG meeting on access to finance for SMEs (24 March) - ICT and Cultural Heritage & Tourism WG meeting on…

Information concerning the COVID-19 outbreak and ERRIN meetings

  Considering the current outbreak of the Coronavirus and cancellations of some events taking place in Brussels, we would like to inform members that for the time being all ERRIN Working Group meetings will take place as planned, unless communicated otherwise. We advise all our members to follow our communications in the coming weeks for possible updates on the current situation.    

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. 

Latest Updates

  • By Lucie Durocher

Looking for public buyers to work on H2020 PCP on security in public transports - SU-GM02-2020

Are you an actor in public transport? A transport operator, organiser or authority? Do you aim to optimise your R&D spending? Is public security and the prevention of terrorist attacks amongst your core objectives? Join us in the PREVENT project!

  • By Anna Tranberg

Survey on urban nodes in the TEN-T regulation (deadline extended to 24 April)

As part of the evaluation of the TEN-T guidelines, DG MOVE has contracted a consortium of companies to carry out a case study on urban nodes. You can respond to the survey by Friday 24 April.

  • By Magdalena Pacholska

Coventry University launched fully funded studentships supporting the Global Challenges and UN SDGs

Coventry University launched a suite of fully funded studentship opportunities that support the Global Challenges (GCRF) and UN Sustainable Development Goals.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

European Climate Pact - public consultation

In order to gather inputs on the European Climate Pact, the Commission has recently launched a public consultation. We would like to collect your views on and expectations of the Pact as well as explore what role ERRIN could take in this new initiative.

  • By Hilary Webb

Upcoming Working Group Meetings

The ERRIN secretariat wishes to remind members about changes to Working Group meetings scheduled to take place next week. 

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Update on ERRIN's work

The current outbreak of COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty in Brussels and across the whole of Europe. We would therefore like to reassure all of you, that despite the current situation, the ERRIN Secretariat will stay operational and work remotely.