About: intermodality

Future of mobility 29-06-2017

Does car sharing really reduce car use?

Concerns that sharing schemes do not deliver a net reduction in car use are not supported by evidence, writes Greg Archer. Now, digitisation and the sharing economy provide an opportunity to reduce the number of vehicles in our cities even further, he contends.
Railways 31-03-2017

The end of multimodal transport?

As the EU moves into the era of "smart mobility", Dan Wolff wonders whatever happened to the idea of multimodal transport. Just because road freight innovates faster than other transport modes doesn't mean policymakers should give up on multimodality, he argues.
Brexit 05-09-2006

Transport security proposal could “cripple” small businesses

A Commission proposal to improve protection of freight transport against terrorist attacks could put many small enterprises out of business, according to the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA).   
Transport 10-04-2003

New initiatives for more sustainable freight transport launched

On 7 April, the Commission adopted a programme to promote freight transport by short-sea shipping, along with a draft directive to standardise Intermodal Loading Units (ILU).