TITLE

Can rail meet the road map objectives?

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, CHRIS
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Mar2011, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the highlights of a speech given by Siim Kallas, European Commission Vice-President for Transport, at the European Railway Awards in Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2011. It states that Kallas is working on the European Union's (EU) transportation budget for 2014 to 2020, and has set some targets for the continent's long range transport policies. Targets Kallas has cited include reducing the EU's dependency on foreign oil from 96% by as much as 50% in 2050, reducing the number of road fatalities and a unified European rail system.
ACCESSION #
59413111

 

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