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Integrated ticketing for travel across EU borders using more than one mode of transport would increase the use of public transport, said MEPs on Tuesday. They call on EU countries to improve and connect timetables and on providers to develop multimodal cross-border "journey planners". If there is no progress by 2020 they will call for legislation. (Read more: Boost efforts to provide single ticketing for trips across EU borders, say MEPs )

 

Transport Committee MEPs will discuss aviation safety with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Executive Director Patrick Ky and the European Commission on Monday afternoon, after the Germanwings air crash in the French Alps in March. (Read more: MEPs debate air safety on Monday following Germanwings air crash in March )

 

An informal deal to remove the technical obstacles that differing national standards and procedures place in the way of rail operators and rolling stock manufacturers was struck by MEPs and EU and the Latvian Presidency of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday. This deal, on the “technical pillar” of the 4th railway package should cut the time and cost involved in certifying that operators, locomotives and carriages meet safety and technical standards. (Read more: EP negotiators welcome informal deal on technical aspects of rail reform package )

 

Commission to clarify whether minimum wage may apply to foreign lorry drivers

Plenary Session Employment policy / Transport25-03-2015 - 22:32

The question of whether Germany’s minimum pay rules should apply to foreign lorry drivers using its roads divided MEPs evenly in a debate with transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc on Wednesday evening. The European Commission is still assessing the implications of these rules, which the Germany partially suspended (for transit drivers) early this year, but they must in any event comply with EU law, she said. (Read more: Commission to clarify whether minimum wage may apply to foreign lorry drivers )

 

Parliament backs deal to make lorries safer and greener

Plenary Session Transport10-03-2015 - 12:00
Trucks  

The House approved rules on Tuesday that allow manufacturers to increase the length of lorry cabs if this improves road safety and environmental performance. These rules were agreed informally by the Italian Council Presidency and Parliament negotiators last December. (Read more: Parliament backs deal to make lorries safer and greener )

 

MEPs call for EU aid to road hauliers in a debate on Russian import ban

Plenary Session Transport10-03-2015 - 10:12

Many MEPs called for solidarity among EU member states and concrete steps by the European Commission to aid road hauliers hit by Russian restrictions on food and farm produce imports from the EU, in a debate on Monday evening. The import ban’s impact on hauliers has been neglected, even though the EU has taken measures to support producers of fruit, vegetables and dairy produce, said Transport Committee MEPs in a question tabled for debate with the Commission. (Read more: MEPs call for EU aid to road hauliers in a debate on Russian import ban )

 

Tracing traffic offenders across borders: EP approves new data-sharing rules

Plenary Session Transport11-02-2015 - 12:40

Revised rules on the cross-border sharing of traffic offenders’ data, which should help ensure that drivers who commit offences while abroad in the EU do not escape fines, were approved by the Parliament on Wednesday. These rules, which aim to ensure equal treatment of drivers and improve road safety, will be extended to the UK, Ireland and Denmark within two years. (Read more: Tracing traffic offenders across borders: EP approves new data-sharing rules )

 

Northern Ireland peace process: MEPs urge all parties to restart stalled talks

Plenary Session Regional policy13-11-2014 - 11:21
Graffiti on the Cupar Way wall, in Belfast, Northern Ireland  

The European Parliament called on all parties to join talks to restart the stalled Northern Ireland peace process in a resolution voted on Thursday. MEPs stressed the need to combat low pay and unemployment, so as to halt violent and criminal efforts to undermine the process. Talks broke down in December 2013 due to disputes over issues such as welfare spending, flags and emblems, and parading. (Read more: Northern Ireland peace process: MEPs urge all parties to restart stalled talks )

 

Erġa’ skopri s-sbuħija tal-Ewropa mal-Parlament

Oħrajn Istituzzjonijiet / Tagħrif / Turiżmu01-08-2014 - 09:00
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Vagun tal-ferrovija abbandunat, kastell tar-ramel, u batterija Sovjetika sigrieta; is-sena li għaddiet, il-Parlament talabkom sabiex flimkien tiskopru l-Ewropa permezz ta’ lista fuq Foursquare ta’ 28 teżor moħbi fit-28 Stat Membru tal-UE. Din is-sena se nżommu t-tradizzjoni u se nerġgħu nistaqsukom tiskopru l-Ewropa magħna. Se nagħmlu dan permezz ta’ lista oħra fuq Foursquare. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Erġa’ skopri s-sbuħija tal-Ewropa mal-Parlament )

 
Żmien is-Sajf...Żmien il-baħar Infographic - Turiżmu / Ambjent24-07-2014 - 12:07

Ninstabu f’nofs l-istaġun popolari tas-Sajf u miljuni ta’ Ewropej diġà rħewla għall-btajjel tagħhom. L-Ewropa hija mdawra b’numru ta’ bajjiet sbieħ. Aktar minn 95% ta’ dawn l-ilmijiet Ewropej jissodisfaw ir-rekwiżiti minimi għas-sigurtà tal-ilma. Dan skont ir-rapport tal-Aġenzija Ewropea għall-Ambjent dwar il-kwalità tal-ilma għall-għum tal-UE għas-sena 2013. (Aqra iktar dwar dan: Żmien is-Sajf...Żmien il-baħar )