Discover the June issue of EU-Express!

Discover the June issue of EU-Express!

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The June issue of EU-Express is out!

This monthly newsletter covers public transport news and updates from a European perspective. You will find below the contents of this fourth edition.


  • 2nd European Electromobility Stakeholder Forum
  • Waterborne transport: novelty player or smart transport solution?
  • Urban light rail: How much energy does it really consume?
  • UITP takes stock of EU election results
  • UITP highlights the importance of national transport policies for urban transport at ITF summit
  • Support the UITP Declaration on Climate Leadership  
  • The benefits of Open Data  
  • UITP contributes to the European Commission consultation on the future of VAT  
  • WHO report: poor air quality among the biggest risks to health  
  • Moving Together, the European Mobility Conference 2014


  • Siemens modernises signaling equipment for Vienna's U4 metro line  
  • Alstom participates in the European PROTECTRAIL security programme  
  • Keolis and Go-Ahead win the largest rail franchise in the UK  
  • London: Annual passenger journeys on buses top 2.4 billion  
  • London Underground unveils new boarding ramps for a more accessible Tube  
  • Helsinki incentivises reduction of exhaust emissions in its public bus fleet  
  • Germany: light-weight high-speed train concept developed  
  • Prague metro celebrates 40 years
  • UK: Mobile phones are just the ticket for First customers  
  • Paris: Artwork for the future Pont Cardinet metro station  


  • EIB and Marseille sign €135m high-quality, sustainable public transport financing agreement  
  • Take part in the EIP on Smart Cities and Communities  
  • Conference: legal clarity for enhanced efficiency of public transport  
  • Cities with outstanding approaches to sustainable mobility can apply for Civitas Awards  
  • European Commission evaluates the benefits of sustainable urban mobility measures  


  • Report: challenges and barriers to sustainable transport systems

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