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AlpInnoCT Final conference
The final event of the AlpInnoCT (Alpine Innovation for Combined Transport) project will take place in Brussels on 19 November 2019. After intensive discussions, countless workshops, dialogue events (with inputs from all relevant stakeholders), discussions of recommendations etc. it is now time for a reality check of the project results. Now, EU politicians and experts can join in the discussion, just like we would like to invite you. Join the discussion!
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Focus: transit
The strain placed on people and nature by transit traffic in the narrow Alpine valleys is a running sore in European transport policy, and not only at the Brenner Pass. This is nonetheless today’s hotspot for dramatically increasing truck traffic and air pollution, with the population plagued by permanent traffic jams and noise pollution, in part also caused by ever more freight trains.
Located in TOPICS / Alpine Politics
Alpine Convention reaffirms opposition to new Alpine motorways
In recent years there have been several attempts by regions to reintroduce the Alemagna motorway from Venice to Munich onto the European agenda. At the suggestion of CIPRA, on 13 and 14 June the Permanent Committee of the Alpine Convention unanimously expressed its opposition to this new Alpine motorway.
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Point of view: Equal opportunities for trains and trucks!
224 million tonnes of goods rolled through the Alps last year, a new record – more than two thirds of it on trucks. To decrease the pressure on nature and humans along the transit axes, railways and roads have be on the same level playing field, says Jakob Dietachmair, Project Manager at CIPRA International.
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Freight transport belongs on the rails
Agreement on the Eurovignette Directive must not be delayed any longer. CIPRA International and the "iMonitraf!" network are therefore calling for rapid agreement to ease the burden on humans and nature. The aim of the directive must be preserved: freight transport needs to be shifted to the railways.
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Eurovignette Directive: Renewed postponement at the expense of climate protection and population
The treatment of the Eurovignette Directive by the transport ministers of the EU states is postponed until 28th of September. The International Commission for the Protection of the Alps (CIPRA) is worried about the renewed delay and fears the dilution of a central concern of the EU Commission and Parliament, at the expense of climate protection and the population living along the motorways.
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Alpine Convention against the Alemagna motorway
In recent years there have been several attempts to reintroduce the Alemagna motorway from Venice to Munich onto the European agenda. The Permanent Committee of the Alpine Convention has now adopted a resolution against this new transalpine motorway.
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Relieving the burden on transit-plagued Alpine regions
Representatives of the national transport ministries are currently discussing the strengthening of the infrastructure costs directive (Eurovignette Directive). Together with environmental organisations, CIPRA is calling for a substantial improvement in legislation to relieve the burden on the population in transit-stricken Alpine regions.
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The Eurovignette Directive
CIPRA demands to national transport and environment ministers
Located in TOPICS / Alpine Politics / Focus: transit