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.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

transport WG

Transport WG meeting: The mobility-transport-automotive ecosystem as part of the 2020 New Industrial Strategy

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

The 2020 Industrial Strategy includes a list of actions to support the green and digital transitions of the EU industry. As outlined in the Communication on the 2020 New Industrial Strategy, co-

EWRC 2021: Regions & urban nodes contributing to the European Year of Rail

EWRC 2021: Regions & urban nodes contributing to the European Year of Rail

Hilary Webb

ERRIN's Transport Working Group is organising a workshop for the European Week of Regions and Cities on the role of regions and urban nodes in the European Year of Rail. Arnhem-Nijmegen region, Ile-

transport WG

Transport WG meeting on the New Urban Mobility Initiative

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

In line with the European Green Deal and the Sustainable and Smart Transport Strategy priorities, the European Commission’s new Urban Mobility Initiative (UMI), currently under preparation, will

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

First TindAIR Workshop - Urban Air Mobility Project

TindAIR is a SESAR Joint Undertaking project that will operate a series of large-scale demonstrations to prove the safe integration of Urban Air Mobility as additional airspace user. The project will particularly address the issue of deconfliction as a U-space service.

RECIPROCITY - Eastern European Mobility Roadmap Workshop

The RECIPROCITY project organises a set of three cross-border Mobility Roadmap Workshops (Western, Central and Eastern) destined and open to any interested mobility stakeholder willing to learn more about the previous results of RECIPROCITY and analyse different mobility use cases for replication adapted to local cases. This workshop will focus on Eastern European geographic area.

COP 26: How to turn a city into a smart and net-zero city?

A European Union side event at the COP 26 conference will discuss how to implement smart solutions for urban energy, mobility and water systems. European and international city projects alike will share and discuss essential issues concerning the decarbonisation of urban areas. 

RECIPROCITY - Western European Mobility Roadmap Workshop

The RECIPROCITY project organises a set of three cross-border Mobility Roadmap Workshops (Western, Central and Eastern) destined and open to any interested mobility stakeholder willing to learn more about the previous results of RECIPROCITY and analyse different mobility use cases for replication adapted to local cases. This workshop will focus on Western European geographic area.

Islands and Rural Communities - Transitioning to Net Zero

As part of EU Sustainable Energy Week 2021, Scotland House Brussels is delighted to invite you to the last in our series of 'Road to COP 26' online events.

Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy: making the Green Deal a reality

SEArica organises a seminar dedicated to Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy, with the Informal Baltic Sea group and the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission, with the support of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN Transport WG opinion on new European Freight and Logistic Roadmap

This opinion paper produced by ERRIN's Transport WG presents the actions implemented by public and private actors involved in the return of logistics to planning policies, particularly in the field of urban logistics and freight.

ETMA, POLIS & UITP Statement on future EU legislation on integrated ticketing/MaaS/ ITS directive revision

EMTA, POLIS and UITP have produced a joint statement expressing their views and expectations regarding a future legislative initiative on integrated ticketing in the framework of the revision of the ITS Directive.

ERRIN opinion on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Guidelines

Adoption of the ERRIN opinion on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Guidelines.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

First calls for proposals under CEF Digital launched

Following the adoption of the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital) in December 2021, the European Commission now launched the first calls for proposals under CEF Digital. The calls aim to strengthen digital connectivity infrastructures across the EU and support Europe's digital transformation.

European Commission launches a call for top experts to advise on EU Missions

The European Commission has launched a call for top experts to join the five Mission Boards, with the role of providing advice on the implementation of the EU Missions. The call for applications is open online until 2 February 2022, 17:00 CET.

First Work Programme for CEF Digital adopted

On 16 December the European Commission adopted the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital), defining the scope and aims of the EU-supported actions needed to improve Europe's digital connectivity infrastructures for 3 years. Over €1 billion will be dedicated to these actions in funding in 2021-2023.

European Commission publishes Horizon Europe Work Programme for EU Missions

The European Commission has published the Horizon Europe Work Programme for 2021-2022, including the Work Programme for the five EU Missions. As a result of a budget increase, 19 new calls dedicated to the roll-out of the EU Missions have been announced.

Management Board elections 2021 – results

Between 4 and 18 October, ERRIN members could put forward their candidatures for this year’s ERRIN Management Board elections. Three new Management Board members were selected.

Learn more about the MOSAIC project in its new video

This new video gives an overview of how the project is working to find the best ways to ensure the active participation of multiple stakeholders, including citizens, in mission-orientated settings.

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN Autumn AGM 2021 – taking stock & looking forward after 20 years

Save the date for ERRIN’s 2021 Autumn Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place on 9 December at 14:30-17:00 CET. In addition to offering highlights from 2021 and outlook for 2022, the Autumn AGM will be an opportunity to continue ERRIN’s 20th anniversary celebrations.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Enforcement of UVARs Against Foreign Vehicles

The UVAR Exchange project invites you to share any current mechanisms/processes used by your city or country to enforce UVARs with respect to foreign vehicles.

  • By Hilary Webb

MOSAIC launches call for cities & regions to collaborate on Cities Mission citizen engagement activities

Through its new call for Expressions of Interest, the MOSAIC project aims to select a group of cities for collaboration in their citizen engagement activities within the context of their involvement in the Horizon Europe Mission on Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Euroclusters call for proposals underway

The European Commission has launched around 30 cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and trans-European strategic Joint Cluster Initiatives to be called Euroclusters. The call for proposals is now ongoing, open for 14 Industrial Ecosystem Strands and one Open Strand.

  • By Ida Nielsen

Erasmus+ 2022 Centres of Vocational Centres – search for partners in the automotive sector

UCRS’ (Educational-Center Ringkøbing-Skjern, Denmark) vision is to create a European Ecosystem of skills within green energy for vehicles by establishing a triangle of knowledge involving vocational education and training, auto industry partners (auto repair shops and vehicles manufacturers) and research partners. Our ambition is to identify and develop new partnerships within the automotive industry and stimulate the ecosystem of the industry, research and education to improve the flexibility of mechanics educations across Europe, and thereby support the successful roll-out of alternative fuels in the mobility sector for vehicles to the consumer.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Laying the tracks: Connecting regional, national and international hubs through rail

European regions convened at the EU Regions Week to discuss how rail travel can continue to propel the shift to sustainable mobility, revealing ambitions which were embraced by EU representatives.