Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?
20 Sep 2018 – 17:06 | No Comment

Before AI gets to the point of threatening humanity and becomes a superhuman tech, we should build clear rules to ensure that robots serve human interests at all times. Mady Devaux MEP  says the EU has …

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Policy recommendations for sustainable transport
08 May 2018 – 12:05
Policy recommendations for sustainable transport

By Karen Vancluysen, Secretary General, Polis
Until today, the public sector has been the primary provider of public transport services and data in many European cities. But increasingly, third parties such as app developers, shared vehicle …

‘Now is the time to embrace the new norms of mobility’
07 Nov 2017 – 13:49
‘Now is the time to embrace the new norms of mobility’

Imagine a day when vehicles hardly ever crash, traffic jams are rarities, energy demand drops, trip costs plummet, parking lots almost disappear and law enforcement ceases to concern itself with traffic. That day is not …

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?
30 Sep 2015 – 09:00
SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT: Why does it matter and what can we do?

The growth of urban population combined with widespread use of cars has led to increasing congestion and a rising level of air pollution and transportation collisions.  Member of European Parliament and former Transport Minister for …

Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility
28 Sep 2015 – 14:11
Towards a sustainable culture for urban mobility

Development of sustainable urban transport requires a conceptual leap. Keith Taylor, Member of European Parliament Highlights actions that can change current mobility patterns towards sustainability.
It is indeed a watershed year for our path to a …

Why should Europe embrace multimodality?
28 Sep 2015 – 09:47
Why should Europe embrace multimodality?

Rising greenhouse gas emissions and global temperatures highlight the imminence of developing a sustainable culture towards mobility. Yet, which road should we take to initiate such a culture in a society that is predominantly urban? …

Europe’s sustainable mobility revolution
28 Sep 2015 – 09:00
Europe’s sustainable mobility revolution

While major capital cities across the continent have been bringing in a raft of measures to try and tackle pollution, Sean Carroll from the European Secretariat of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability takes a …

Clean Shipping: Things are Moving
15 Apr 2014 – 15:14
Clean Shipping: Things are Moving

By  MEP, Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
The main issue for ships operating in German waters will be as from next year the extremely low sulphur limits of 0.10% as these waters are part of …

No To Longer Lorries
26 Jul 2011 – 11:38
No To Longer Lorries

Great Britain has the safest roads in Europe. However if you’re a child, a pedestrian or a cyclist, we are one of Europe’s poorer performers. And one of the major threats to both pedestrians and cyclists is lorries.

Transport Select Committee Issues
26 Jul 2011 – 11:34
Transport Select Committee Issues

The work of the Commons transport select committee: hours spent listening to argument and counter-argument; visits to a rain-lashed Scottish coast or an airport terminal. So it’s satisfying when the time and graft we put in pays off and we can see our influence on policy as backbenchers.

Promoting eco-friendly ways of transport within the EU
30 Nov 2010 – 17:13
Promoting eco-friendly ways of transport within the EU

By Jo Leinen, chairman of the Environment committee of the European Parliament
Road, air and maritime transport impacts on many, if not all, economic sectors in our modern societies. While the free movement of persons and …