Figure 10: Ratio between turnover and employment in the different transport modes (2014)
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BREXIT: transport and tourism – the consequences of a no-deal scenario

Original publication: September 2018 Authors: José Francisco PAPÍ FERRANDO, Raffaele ALFONSI, Sabine LANGER, Miguel TRONCOSO. Advisory and review team: Roland BLOMEYER, Kevin BORRAS, Haibo CHEN, Thierry VANELSLANDER, José Manuel VASSALLO. Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2Qd6OZD This study focuses on the impact and consequences of a potential ‘no-deal’ scenario in Read more…

Share of regions in GDP [%] and GDP per capita [blue font, in PLN] in 2015
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Transport and Tourism in Poland

Original publication: September 2018 Author: PROTRANS – Marcin Wołek Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2O4veal This overview of the transport and tourism sectors in Poland was prepared to provide information for the mission of the Committee on Transport and Tourism to the country in September 2018. Introduction Poland covers an Read more…

Figure 19: Geometric assessment of structural alignment using LCW measurements
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The Impact of Higher or Lower Weight and Volume of Cars on Road Safety, Particularly for Vulnerable Users

Original publication: November 2015 Authors: TRL Limited, United Kingdom: Richard Cuerden, Mervyn Edwards, Matthias Seidl Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2Mj1IK4 Introduction The road environment, road users and the make-up of the vehicle fleet are changing in the European Union. Current societal trends, such as an increase in the number of pedestrians and cyclists Read more…

Figure 2: Air and Road Transport Infrastructure of Canada
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Transport in Canada

Original publication: May 2016 Author: Beata Tuszyńska, Seconded National Expert Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2JlBRzw This overview of the transport and tourism sectors in Canada was prepared to provide information for the delegation visit of the Transport and Tourism Committee to Canada (17-20 May 2016). Download the study: “Research Read more…

Figure 1: Number of PEVs (M1 ) and publicly accessible charging points in Europe (EU28 and Norway) (2017)
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Charging infrastructure for electric road vehicles

Original publication: May 2018 Authors: Ecofys, a Navigant company: Matthias Spöttle, Korinna Jörling, Matthias Schimmel, Maarten Staats Navigant Research: Logan Grizzel, Lisa Jerram, William Drier, John Gartner Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2JBVvHq Background Electromobility is currently seen as the most promising technology to curb Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions in Read more…

Study presentation : The new Silk Route - opportunities and challenges for EU transport
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Study presentation : The new Silk Route – opportunities and challenges for EU transport

Committee on Transport and Tourism – The new Silk Route – opportunities and challenges for EU transport STUDY PRESENTATION: 20 March 2018, 11:30-12:30 In late 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his country’s ambitious plan to revive ancient trade routes that connected China to Europe through South-East Asia, Central Asia Read more…

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The Japanese Transport System

Original publication: October 2016 Author: Marc Thomas, Research Administrator Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2FyZ0zS Overview Japan’s population was 127 million in 2014. It has being declining since its peak of 128.1 million in 2008[1]. It is also ageing[2] and concentrated in the main metropolitan areas[3]. The country’s economy is equally Read more…

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