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Velo-city 2009

The ninth international 'Velo-City' cycling conference will take place in May in Brussels. It takes as its theme 'Re-cycling cities' and will concentrate on efforts to promote the bicycle as a valuable urban means of transport.

Published on February 12, 2009 - 17:17

Buying green

MEPs have approved a compromise deal that brings closer a new directive making it obligatory for local authorities to seek cleaner vehicles for public transport contracts.

Published on November 12, 2008 - 16:36

Cycling website

One of Europe’s leading cycling organisations, the Fietsberaad in the Netherlands, has launched an English-language website aimed at being a worldwide site for cycling knowledge and expertise.

Published on November 12, 2008 - 16:30

Money for rail

The Commission should give at least 40% of transport infrastructure funding to rail projects in order to boost railfreight, says the European Parliament’s transport committee.

Published on September 16, 2008 - 09:40

EIA for urban roads

Work on the northern stretch of the M30 motorway around Madrid is being held up following an opinion from the European Court of Justice that says urban road schemes must be subjected to Environmental Impact Assessment.

Published on July 22, 2008 - 17:43

Buying green

Transport ministers and MEPs have given their support to plans to make it obligatory for local authorities to consider environmental and energy performance when buying vehicles for public transport.

Published on July 22, 2008 - 17:40

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