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.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

transport WG

Transport WG Brainstorming coffee meeting for the European Year of Rail 

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Rail connects remote areas, assuring internal and cross-border cohesion among European regions. However, only 7% of passengers and 11% of goods travel by rail. Obsolete infrastructure, outdated

transport WG

Transport WG meeting on the revision of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

The Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (AFID) was adopted in 2014 to encourage the development of alternative fuel filling stations and charging points in EU countries. It required the Member

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

transport WG

Transport WG meeting: the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

On December 2020, the Commission presented the Mobility Strategy, its green, smart, and affordable mobility plan. The "Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy" together with an Action Plan of 82

transport WG

Transport WG meeting: Horizon Europe - a focus on pillar 2, destinations 2, 5 and 6 and the synergies with the other clusters

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

The transport sector is vital for the European economy being the lifeblood of an integrated European single market, territorial cohesion, and an open and inclusive society. At the same time,

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

Regions in Recovery - Global e-festival

This summer the Regions in Recovery e-festival will welcome researchers and policymakers to discuss subjects under themes related to the re-emergence of regions and cities following the pandemic. 

Transport WG meeting on the revision of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

In this meeting, we will hear a presentation of the state of the art of AFID revision from Axel Volkery Team Leader Clean Transport Sustainable and Intelligent Transport, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.

Transport WG Brainstorming coffee meeting for the European Year of Rail 

The EU has designated 2021 as the European Year of Rail (EYR) to promote trains as safe and sustainable transport. During this brainstorming coffee meeting, we want to plan with you the upcoming Transport WG related activities.

Industry driving the transition to zero emission mobility

Scotland House Brussels is delighted to invite you to a discussion hosted alongside the Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc (MSIP), and ID4CAR, based in the Grand Ouest region of France, as part of this year’s EU Industry Week.

WG Documents

WG Documents

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

Ten new European Partnerships proposed to fast-forward green and digital transitions

The European Commission has proposed to establish ten new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry with the aim of speeding up the twin transitions.

Now available: ERRIN priorities 2021 and Working Groups annual plans

Every year ERRIN defines workstreams to guide its work throughout the coming 12 months, closely linking to its core missions and indicating the crucial interests towards the EU R&I agenda. 

2021 kicks off with new R&I opportunities and the 20th anniversary of ERRIN

2021 marks a start of the new EU financial period that comes with new programmes, instruments and actions. Taking full advantage of those new opportunities for regions and regional innovation ecosystems is one of our key priorities this year.

Share a message to celebrate 20 years of ERRIN

The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of ERRIN! As we prepare to celebrate this milestone moment for the network we invite members, partners and friends of ERRIN to share a celebration message about the occasion. 

Commission presents Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

The European Commission has presented its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy alongside an Action Plan of 82 initiatives to guide its work over the coming four years. 

ERRIN-POLIS presented their recommendations for the future TEN-T framework at the Polis Annual Conference on 30 November

ERRIN and Polis have come together in an ad hoc working group, in order to jointly propose concrete recommendations for the revision of the TEN-T regulation.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

140 transport projects funded to support EU's economic recovery

To support Europe's economic recovery, the EU has injected almost €2.2 billion into transport projects. 140 projects will recieve funding to help build missing transport links across the continent, support sustainaable transport and to create jobs. 

  • By Hilary Webb

JRC studies use mobility data to provide insight into virus spread and containment efficacy

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published three papers exploring the relationship between human mobility and the spread of coronavirus, which will inform data-driven approaches to tackling the virus.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Open consultation on the European Partnership Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport

Following the publication of the draft proposal of the candidate European Partnership Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport, the strategic research and innovation agenda has now been published along with the launch of an open consultation where the partnership encourages all interested stakeholders to contribute. 

  • By Anna Tranberg

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.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN's contibution to the European Climate Pact

ERRIN has gathered inputs from members on their expectations towards the European Climate Pact and developed a contribution proposal.

  • By Hilary Webb

ARIADNA - project aims to help companies innovate through Galileo

A new two-year project, ARIADNA, has launched with the aim to raise awareness and market uptake of the European navigation system Galileo.