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Research for TRAN Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Tourism sector

24-11-2021 PE 690.885 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This At a glance note summarises the study on Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19: Tourism sector
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Research for TRAN Committee - Alternative fuels infrastructure for heavy-duty vehicles - final study

24-11-2021 PE 690.902 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This At a glance note summarises the study on Alternative fuels infrastructure for heavy-duty vehicles.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Research for TRAN Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Tourism sector

19-11-2021 PE 690.884 TRAN
Study
Summary : This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism sector, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.
Authors : Ljubica KNEZEVIC CVELBAR, Maria RODRIGUES, Tharsis TEOH, Barbara ANTONUCCI, Nicole CUTRUFO, Lidia MARONGIU
Document type

Executive summary

Research for TRAN Committee - Alternative fuel infrastructures for heavy-duty vehicles

10-11-2021 PE 690.901 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study presents the opportunities and challenges for the use and deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure in the EU for heavy-duty vehicles, in particular trucks. The current state of play and future needs are presented in the context of the ambitions of the Green Deal, the proposal for an Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Regulation published mid-July 2021 and the upcoming review of the TEN-T Regulation.
Authors : CE Delft: Anouk VAN GRINSVEN, Matthijs OTTEN, Emiel VAN DEN TOORN, Reinier VAN DER VEEN, Julius KIRÁLY, Roy VAN DEN BERG
Document type

Executive summary

The aviation and maritime sectors and the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS): challenges and impacts

27-10-2021 PE 690.878 TRAN
At a Glance
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Research for TRAN Committee - The aviation and maritime sectors and the EU ETS: challenges and impacts

25-10-2021 PE 690.897 TRAN
Study
Summary : Based on the EU Commission’s Fit for 55 proposals published in July 2021, this report discusses the challenges and impacts resulting from the integration of the maritime sector in the EU ETS, and a more stringent EU ETS for aviation. It considers implementation challenges and consequences for the competitiveness of European stakeholders, e.g. caused by carbon leakage, and impacts on sectoral employment. Based on the initial analysis and the results of stakeholder consultations, recommendations on how to overcome implementation issues and adverse competitive and societal effects are provided.
Authors : Dagmar NELISSEN, Jasper FABER, Sven MAERTENS, David ENNEN, Wolfgang GRIMME

Research for TRAN Committee - Alternative fuels infrastructure for heavy-duty vehicles

28-09-2021 PE 690.889 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This briefing presents the opportunities and challenges for use and deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure in the EU for heavy-duty vehicles, in particular for trucks. Details on the current state of play and future needs are presented in the context of the ambitions of the Green Deal and current legislative developments, in particular the upcoming reviews of the Alternative Fuels Directive and TEN-T regulation.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Research for TRAN - Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Part III: Aviation sector

27-09-2021 PE 690.870 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation sector, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Policy Departments’ Monthly Highlights - September 2021

At a Glance
Summary : The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Research for TRAN Committee - The aviation and maritime sectors and the EU-ETS: challenges and impacts

30-07-2021 PE 690.887 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This paper gives an initial overview of the market structure in a revised EU ETS for the European aviation and maritime sectors. Key design options like the scheme’s geographical scope, the baseline year(s), cap and allocation of allowances, and – in the case of aviation – the relationship with CORSIA, can have impacts on the competitive situation of EU carriers and vessels. This is the first stage in the research project focusing on the implementation and socio-economic perspectives related to the eventual inclusion of aviation and maritime in the EU ETS system. The analysis of the Commission’s proposal is expected to follow in fall 2021.
Authors : CE Delft: Dagmar NELISSEN, Jasper FABER DLR: Sven MAERTENS, David ENNEN, Wolfgang GRIMME, Florian WOZNY

Research for TRAN Committee - Alternative fuel infrastructures for heavy-duty vehicles

14-07-2021 PE 690.888 TRAN
Study
Summary : This briefing presents the opportunities and challenges for the use and deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure in the EU for heavy-duty vehicles, in particular trucks. The current state of play and future needs are presented in the context of the ambitions of the Green Deal and current legislative developments, in particular the upcoming reviews of the Alternative Fuels Directive and the TEN-T Regulation. This briefing will be followed by a full-length study that will provide a more in-depth analysis, an update of the policy context based on the ‘Fit for 55’ package and outcomes of stakeholder interviews and case study analysis.
Authors : CE Delft: Anouk VAN GRINSVEN, Matthijs OTTEN, Emiel VAN DEN TOORN, Reinier VAN DER VEEN, Julius KIRÁLY, Roy VAN DEN BERG

Research for TRAN Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Part III: Aviation sector

09-07-2021 PE 690.869 TRAN
Study
Summary : This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation sector, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.
Authors : • PANTEIA: Maria RODRIGUES, Emilia SANDRI, Ljubica KNEZEVIC, Tharsis TEOH • Università degli Studi Roma Tre: Barbara ANTONUCCi, Nicole CUTRUFO, Lidia MARONGIU

Research for TRAN Committee - The aviation and maritime sectors and the EU-ETS: challenges and impacts

09-07-2021 PE 690.886 TRAN
Study
Summary : This paper gives an initial overview of the market structure in a revised EU ETS for the European aviation and maritime sectors. Key design options like the scheme’s geographical scope, the baseline year(s), cap and allocation of allowances, and – in the case of aviation – the relationship with CORSIA, can have impacts on the competitive situation of EU carriers and vessels. This is the first stage in the research project focusing on the implementation and socio-economic perspectives related to the eventual inclusion of aviation and maritime in the EU ETS system. The analysis of the Commission’s proposal is expected to follow in fall 2021.
Authors : CE Delft: Dagmar NELISSEN, Jasper FABER DLR: Sven MAERTENS, David ENNEN, Wolfgang GRIMME, Florian WOZNY

Revision of the TEN-T Regulation

30-06-2021 PE 694.205 TRAN
Briefing
Summary : Regulation (EU) 1315/2013 (the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Regulation), has shaped EU transport infrastructure policy by strengthening the network approach. It has furthermore established guidelines for national and EU investment in transport infrastructure, and introduced targeted funding under the Connecting Europe Facility and other relevant EU schemes. In the context of new technological and social challenges and new policy approaches, the TEN-T Regulation needs to better address present and future needs. To this end, the European Commission has started a revision process that should end with the adoption of a new legislative proposal, planned for the third quarter of 2021.
Authors : Alina Ileana DINU

Policy Departments’ Monthly Highlights - June 2021

At a Glance
Summary : The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Research for TRAN - Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Part II: Transport workers

03-06-2021 PE 690.868 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on EU transport workers and their working conditions, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Ariane DEBYSER

Research for TRAN Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19 - Part II: Transport workers

27-05-2021 PE 690.867 TRAN
Study
Summary : This thematic briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on EU transport workers and their working conditions, as well as policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis.
Authors : PANTEIA: Maria RODRIGUES, Tharsis TEOH, Carolina RAMOS, Ljubica KNEZEVIC Università degli Studi Roma Tre: Edoardo MARCUCCI, Giacomo LOZZI, Valerio GATTA POLIS: Giacomo LOZZI, Ivo CRÉ

Revision of Directive 2014/94/EU on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure

23-04-2021 PE 662.631 TRAN
Briefing
Summary : Alternative fuels can help to diminish the negative effects on the environment and health caused by both passenger and freight transport. Examples of alternative fuels include: electricity, hydrogen, biofuels, synthetic and paraffinic fuels, natural gas, including biomethane, in gaseous form (compressed natural gas, CNG) and liquefied form (liquefied natural gas, LNG), and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). At European Union (EU) level, a directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure was adopted in 2014, with the aim of boosting the development of standard rules and minimum requirements as regards alternative fuels infrastructure (i.e. electric car recharging stations or natural gas refuelling points) in the EU Member States. However, a revision of the directive is planned for 2021 to take account of the latest technological and market developments.
Authors : Alina Ileana DINU

At a glance - Research for TRAN Committee - Transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas

05-02-2021 PE 652.225 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : The study investigates key challenges and trends concerning transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas . It also provides a comprehensive assessment of relevant transport policies and projects already implemented as well as policy recommendations aimed at overcoming those identified challenges and gaps.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Balazs MELLAR, Ariane DEBYSER

Policy Departments’ Monthly Highlights - February 2021

At a Glance
Summary : The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Research for TRAN Committee: Transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas

03-02-2021 PE 652.227 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study investigates the key challenges and trends concerning the provision of transport policies and infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas. It also provides a comprehensive assessment of relevant transport policies and projects implemented in these areas. Finally, it provides policymakers with an array of policy recommendations aimed at overcoming the identified challenges and gaps.
Authors : Luca BISASCHI, Francesco ROMANO, Malin CARLBERG, Jessica CARNEIRO, Davide CECCANTI, and Liviu CALOFIR.

Research for TRAN Committee: Relaunching transport and tourism in the EU after COVID-19

01-02-2021 PE 652.235 TRAN
Study
Summary : This briefing provides the European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) with an overview of the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the EU transport and tourism sectors and policy recommendations to address the challenges emerging from the crisis. This overview briefing will be followed by 5 thematic briefings, focusing on specific issues relating to transport/tourism and COVID-19.
Authors : PANTEIA: Maria RODRIGUES, Tharsis TEOH, Carolina RAMOS, Thomas de WINTER, Ljubica KNEZEVIC Università degli Studi Roma Tre: Edoardo MARCUCCI, Giacomo LOZZI, Valerio GATTA, Barbara ANTONUCCI, Nicole CUTRUFO, Lidia MARONGIU POLIS: Giacomo LOZZI, Ivo CRÉ

Research for TRAN Committee-Sustainable and smart urban transport

26-01-2021 PE 652.233 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : Recent trends and developments indicate a growing user-centric approach to mobility, prioritising individual needs and users’ interests. Disruptive emerging technologies and shared mobility solutions bring new stakeholders to the urban ecosystem. COVID-19 has changed behaviours, with walking, cycling and private car use increasing. E-commerce demand has increased significantly, and contactless solutions are still preferred.
Authors : Jacques LECARTE, Davide PERNICE, Balazs MELLAR, Ariane DEBYSER

RESEARCH FOR TRAN COMMITTEE: Sustainable and smart urban transport

16-12-2020 PE 652.211 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study aims to provide the European Parliament’s TRAN Committee with an overview on the state of play of sustainable and smart transport, including recent developments/trends, challenges and opportunities, solutions/good practices and recommendations for EU policy makers. It also considers some recent developments related to the impact of COVID-19.
Authors : Giacomo Lozzi, Edoardo Marcucci, Valerio Gatta, Maria Rodrigues, Tharsis Teoh, Carolina Ramos, Eline Jonkers

RESEARCH FOR TRAN COMMITTEE: The impact of emerging technologies on the transport system

23-11-2020 PE 652.226 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study provides an overview of the impact of Smart Mobility and their underlying emerging technologies on transport, the transport infrastructure and society. The main challenges for the deployment of Smart Mobility applications are identified and (policy) actions are defined that could be taken to overcome these challenges.
Authors : CE Delft: Arno SCHROTEN, Anouk van GRINSVEN, Eric TOL, Louis LEESTEMAKER TNO: Peter-Paul SCHACKMANN, Diana VONK NOORDEGRAAF, Jaco van MEIJEREN, Sytze KALISVAART

Policy Departments’ Monthly Highlights - November 2020

At a Glance
Summary : The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Research for TRAN Committee-The impact of emerging technologies on the transport system

10-11-2020 PE 652.228 TRAN
At a Glance
Summary : This study provides an overview of the impact of Smart Mobility and their underlying emerging technologies on transport, the transport infrastructure and society. The main challenges for the deployment of Smart Mobility applications are identified and (policy) actions are defined that could be taken to overcome these challenges.
Authors : CE Delft: Arno SCHROTEN, Anouk van GRINSVEN, Eric TOL, Louis LEESTEMAKER TNO: Peter-Paul SCHACKMANN, Diana VONK-NOORDEGRAAF, Jaco van MEIJEREN, Sytze KALISVAART

Commitments made at the hearings of the Commissioners-designate - von der Leyen Commission 2019-2024

At a Glance
Summary : This document provides links to all Briefings produced by the Policy Departments of the Directorate-General for Internal Policies and of the Directorate-General for External Policies of the European Parliament, with salient points and essential commitments made by the Vice-Presidents and Commissioners-designates at their respective hearings before the European Parliament, in September-November 2019 and in October 2020. For an exhaustive list of all commitments made and positions taken by the candidates, the full verbatim report of each public hearing is available on the dedicated hearings website of the European Parliament, as are the written questions and answers.

Research for TRAN Committee - COVID-19 and urban mobility: impacts and perspectives

15-09-2020 PE 652.213 TRAN
In-Depth Analysis
Summary : The briefing provides an overview on the state of play and trends of urban transport since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It outlines four scenarios, the prevalence of one or the other depending on the priorities established by policy makers and service providers. The briefing delivers general recommendations for a post-COVID-19 smart and sustainable urban transport and a set of desirable actions on how to integrate EU response into existing policy priorities.
Authors : Università degli Studi Roma Tre: Giacomo Lozzi, Edoardo Marcucci, Valerio Gatta, Valerio Pacelli Panteia B.V: Maria Rodrigues, Tharsis Teoh

Research for TRAN Committee - Postal services in the EU

16-12-2019 PE 629.201 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study aims at providing the European Parliament’s TRAN Committee with an overview of the EU postal services sector, including recent developments, and recommendations for EU policy-makers on how to further stimulate growth and competitiveness of the sector.
Authors : Henrik BALLEBYE OKHOLM, Martina FACINO, Mindaugas CERPICKIS, Martha LAHANN, Bruno BASALISCO
Summary : This document is a compilation of all Briefings produced by the Policy Departments of the Directorate-General for Internal Policies and of the Directorate-General for External Policies of the European Parliament, with salient points and essential commitments made by the Vice-Presidents and Commissioners-designates at their respective hearings before the European Parliament, in September-November 2019 and in October 2020. For an exhaustive list of all commitments made and positions taken by the candidates, the full verbatim report of each public hearing is available on the dedicated hearings website of the European Parliament, as are the written questions and answers.

Commitments made at the hearing of Adina-Ioana VĂLEAN, Commissioner-designate - Transport

22-11-2019 PE 629.210 TRAN
Briefing
Summary : The Commissioner-designate, Adina-Ioana Vălean, appeared before the European Parliament on 14 November 2019 to answer questions put by MEPs from the Committee on Transport and Tourism. During the hearing, she made a number of commitments which are highlighted in this document. These commitments refer to her portfolio, as described in the mission letter sent to her by Ursula von der Leyen, President-elect of the European Commission, including: - a sustainable, safe and affordable transport.
Authors : ESTEBAN COITO GONZALEZ

Research for TRAN Committee - European tourism: recent developments and future challenges

24-10-2019 PE 629.200 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study provides an overview of the current state of affairs in European tourism, considering the latest developments, identifying future challenges and emerging opportunities. It draws a number of conclusions and makes recommendations at an EU policy level that will support the sustainable development of the sector.
Authors : Richard WESTON, Mary LAWLER, David JARRATT, Jaume GUIA, Lluís PRATS, Dani BLASCO, Natàlia FERRER-ROCA, Tanja MIHALIČ

Research for TRAN Committee - EU funding of transport projects

15-07-2019 PE 629.199 TRAN
Study
Summary : This study provides an analysis of the most important EU funding instruments currently available for transport projects with the aim to evaluate the extent to which they are fulfilling strategic EU policy goals. Based on a thorough assessment of the overall performance of these instruments (through previous reports, interviews and case studies), and after identifying the main opportunities and challenges they will face in the future, the study proposes a set of recommendations on how to improve their effectiveness and contribution to EU added value in the future.
Authors : José Manuel VASSALLO, Laura GARRIDO