EU stands with Ukraine – Transport measures
In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the EU stands in solidarity with Ukraine. The EU is acting swiftly and decisively to put an end to Russia’s aggression by imposing wide-ranging sanctions and measures. In parallel, it is supporting the Ukrainian people by providing financial, military and humanitarian assistance. This page collects information on transport measures.
The staff of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Mobility & Transport (DG MOVE) has organised a bike collection to support the #BikesForUkraine campaign.
Urban Mobility Days 2023
Urban Mobility Days will bring together politicians, local authorities, industry, and urban transport practitioners with the European Commission to connect, share and discuss the path forward for a sustainable, innovative, and equitable future for Europe’s urban mobility.
Joint Communiqué by the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean on transatlantic cooperation
Secretary of Transportation of the United States of America, Pete Buttigieg and European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean, met on May 22, 2023, to discuss EU-U.S. support to Ukraine, ongoing cooperation in aviation and maritime transport, as well as issues of common interest in transport.
Decarbonising aviation: European Commission to support development of sustainable aviation fuels around the world
The Commission announced support for the development of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Capacity-building and Training for Sustainable Aviation Fuels programme (ACT-SAF)?
Road Transport: Commission proposes to adapt rules on driving and rest times for drivers of occasional bus and coach services
The Commission today proposed to adapt EU rules on breaks and rest periods for drivers to better reflect the nature of occasional bus and coach services. Drivers in this sector have a different work rhythm compared to those in freight or regular passenger transport.
Connecting Europe: Commission signs high-level agreements with Western Balkans to improve transport links
The Commission signed high-level agreements with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.
European Commission further integrates Moldova into EU Single Market through the Connecting Europe Facility for infrastructure funding
Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean and Moldova’s Prime Minister, Dorin Recean, signed an agreement in Chisinau, associating Moldova to the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme.
Road transport emissions: Road charging advantages for efficient trailers
The Commission proposes to take into account the effect of trailers on the CO2 emissions of heavy-goods vehicles in road charging schemes that differentiate tolls based on vehicles’ CO2 emissions.