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MEPs back €10bn allocation for cleaner and safer transport in EU budget

MEPs today voted for €10 billion of the EU’s transport infrastructure budget to be spent on smart, sustainable and safe transport projects like re-charging stations and railway signaling upgrades. Transport & Environment (T&E) said that, with the COP climate conference in Poland ongoing, the vote signals that the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) will help meet climate targets.

Published on December 12, 2018 - 18:34

Paris to trial first city centre car ban

Paris is set to become Europe’s first city to test a complete ban on high-consumption vehicles entering the city centre. The test continues a trend aimed at improving urban air quality by limiting vehicle’s access to urban centres, but the EU’s environment commissioner insists there will be no review of the national pollutant emissions ‘ceilings’ until 2013 at the earliest.

Published on February 11, 2011 - 16:05

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It was called the world’s longest-lasting traffic jam. For nearly four weeks, lorries and cars queued bumper-to-bumper in China’s Hebei province, stretching for more than 100 kilometres.

Published on September 28, 2010 - 16:03

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