The current von der Leyen Commission, in office since the 1 December 2019, has a clear priority project in its 2020 Work Programme concentrating on green development and emission-free transport.
Author: Inari Kurvinen
The European Green Deal, European Commission’s roadmap for making EU’s economy sustainable across all policy areas, has become clearer also for the transport sector. The publication of EU’s Climate Law, preparations that have been started in the European Commission on the Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility, the Renewal of EU White Paper on Transport … Continued
FinMobility has been accepted as an associate member of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) from the beginning of the year 2020. The membership provides close collaboration with IRU’s Brussels Office in the EU level discussion about road haulage, bus transport and taxi services. “It is important that the leading EU lobbyist in Finnish mobility … Continued
The number and composition of the MEPs in the European Parliament has changed by Brexit. Therefore, Finland now has 14 MEPs, since a 27-year old Alviina Alametsä joined the Greens/EFA group. Good news also for the Finnish transport sector, since the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) appointed Alametsä as a substitute member. She … Continued