From Brussels to Malaga: traveling in times of pandemic

By |julij 1st, 2020|aiport, COVID-19, flying, News, tourism, transport, travel|

As the summer kicks in and EU countries have been easing travel restriction, I decided to experience what it is like to travel during a pandemic by flying from Brussels to Malaga (Spain).

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Number of German cities with poor air quality more than halved in 2019

By |junij 10th, 2020|Air Pollution, air quality, France, Germany, News, Pollution, transport|

Air quality in Germany is getting better. Last year, only 25 instead of 57 cities exceeded the limit values for nitrogen dioxide. However, experts are warning this is based on short-term effects and suggest now is the time to rethink transport. EURACTI...

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German government concludes ‘freight transport pact’ to ensure food supply

By |marec 27th, 2020|agriculture, Andreas Scheuer, coronavirus, COVID-19, food supply chain, Germany, Julia Klöckner, News, seasonal workers, supply chains, transport|

The German logistics industry and the food trade are taking joint measures to ensure food safety. However, problems still exist with seasonal workers need to work in the fields.

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Europe’s agricultural sector struggles to reduce emissions

By |marec 12th, 2020|agriculture, carbon emissions, EU climate targets, France, News, transport|

Europe's agricultural sector has barely managed to reduce its emissions since 2018, according to a report by the European Environment Agency published on Tuesday (10 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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The French MEP bashing football clubs over their flying habit

By |februar 19th, 2020|Climate Change, football, Karima Delli, News, Olympique Lyonnais, Paris Saint-Germain, transport|

Green MEP Karima Delli has latched out at football clubs for their contribution to climate change as big teams prefer flying for short distances instead of using alternative, more sustainable modes of transport.

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German futurologist: Transition to sustainable mobility needs state intervention

By |januar 6th, 2020|digitalisation, digitisation, environmental protection, Germany, News, transition, transport|

In an interview with EURACTIV's partner Wirtschaftswoche, Futurology and Transport Design Professor, Stephan Rammler, predicts the year 2019 may have been a historical turning point for the transport industry.

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Thousands of car protesters block Frankfurt Motor Show with bikes

By |september 16th, 2019|climate urgency, dieselgate, Frankfurt, Frankfurt Auto Show, Fridays for Future, Germany, Greta Thunberg, News, transport|

Thousands of protesters took advantage of this year's international motor show in Frankfurt to call for a "transport revolution" - by parking their bikes. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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Brussels transport gets overhaul, courtesy of teenagers

By |maj 16th, 2019|Brussels, Climate Change, enterpreneurial education, enterpreneurship, future of jobs, News, sustainable development, transport, urban mobility|

Brussels is well known for its chocolate, its variety of beers, its art-deco buildings… and its traffic jams. High school students from all around Europe have now presented their proposals to make the town's mobility system more sustainable, thanks to the Sci-tech challenge. 

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China defends rejigged ‘Belt and Road’ initiative against EU criticism

By |maj 7th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, European Business Summit, Italy, multilateralism, News, One Belt One Road, transport, Zhang Ming|

“The 'Belt and Road' cooperation is entering into a new stage,” the Chinese ambassador to the EU Zhang Ming promised on Monday (6 May), questioning the EU's reluctance to join China's massive infrastructure programme.

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Striking fuel-tanker drivers put Portugal at risk of energy crisis

By |april 30th, 2019|air transport, fuel, News, Portugal, strikes, transport|

Fuel-tanker drivers in Portugal threatened a new strike within a week if a deal is not reached over their demands for better pay and conditions, their union said on Monday (29 April).

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