Hearings


A committee is permitted to organise a hearing with experts, where this is considered essential to its work on a particular subject. Hearings can also be held jointly by two or more committees. Most committees organise regular hearings, as they allow them to hear from experts and hold discussions on the key issues. On this page you will find all the available information relating to committee hearings, including programmes and contributions from speakers.

28-02-2017 - Economic losses of transport companies because of strengthened border checks

TRAN 20-02-2017 - 15:55
Hearing on the economic losses of transport companies because of strengthened border checks

The TRAN Committee has invited industry experts to discuss the economic losses of transport companies because of strengthened border checks. (Read more)

11-10-2016 - Transport noise: harmful to people! How to avoid?

TRAN 20-10-2016 - 11:47
Transport Noise poster

Transport noise can cause severe negative effect on public health. It is now one of the main negative impacts of almost all transport modes (road, rail and aviation in particular) and citizens request European authorities to react. The purpose of this public hearing is to provide comprehensive information on noise related problems and the respective technical and regulatory options to reduce transport noise as far as possible. (Read more)

26-04-2016 - Public hearing on Road transport in the era of new technologies

TRAN 04-05-2016 - 09:47
Road transport in the era of new technologies

Following the presentation of a study on self-piloted cars, the hearing will evaluate the latest developments in road transport. It will consist of two panels, one on self-driving cars and another on Intelligent transport systems and pricing. (Read more)

16-02-2016 - Towards a European Road Safety Area

TRAN 04-04-2016 - 16:26

The hearing seeks to evaluate the latest development and challenges for future in the field of road transport safety. The hearing will consist of three panels with 8 experts and it will be combined with a presentation of a study on impact of lower and heavier vehicle on road safety. (Read more)

22-12-2015 - Hearing on Competition in international aviation

TRAN 09-12-2015 - 16:11
Competition in Aviation

The hearing will focus on the international dimension of competition in aviation. (Read more)

10-11-2015 - Transport & Climate

TRAN 03-11-2015 - 11:11
Transport and Climate

The hearing analyses the contribution of the transport system to the objectives of the EU 2030 framework on climate and energy. The event will be organised in two panels consisting of 3 experts each. (Read more)

05-05-2015 - The road haulage market and its social dimension, including the impact on safety

TRAN 11-05-2015 - 15:45
Hearing on "The road haulage market and its social dimension, including the impact on safety"

The hearing will focus on the future challenges of the European road haulage sector. (Read more)

05-05-2015 - Public hearing on the road haulage market

TRAN 11-05-2015 - 15:36
Poster

Public hearing on the road haulage market and its social dimension, including the impact on safety (Read more)

24-03-2015 - Public Hearing on "Time to revisit Summer Time?"

JURI ITRE TRAN 15-04-2015 - 11:48
Summer time

The JURI, TRAN and ITRE Committees held a hearing on 24 March, from 16.00 to 18.00, in room PHS 03C050, entitled "Time to Revisit Summer Time". The hearing considered recent research findings on the effects of daylight saving on different aspects of the economy, but also on health and safety. The hearing also addressed major issues in connection with better regulation, subsidiarity and proportionality. (Read more)