About: Johannes Ludewig

Transport 07-07-2008

Railways: ban on green tolls ‘absurd’ and ‘interventionist’

EU rules must be revised to enable governments to make truck drivers pay for the full costs they impose on society and the environment, insisted Johannes Ludewig, the executive director of the railway association CER, in an interview with EURACTIV. But he fears strong opposition from member states and extreme time pressure will lead to an unambitious outcome.