The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport is the funding instrument to realise European transport infrastructure policy. It aims at supporting investments in building new transport infrastructure in Europe or rehabilitating and upgrading the existing one.
The 2016 CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) Transport calls for proposal closed on February 7th. The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has received 349 project proposal requesting nearly €7.5 billion in total EU funding.
The publication “Statistical Pocketbook 2016”, edited by the European Commission, provides an in-depth overview of internationally available transport-related statistics, covering the EU and its 28 Member States and, as far as possible, the current EU candidate countries and the EFTA countries.
What is the recipe for a well-performing transport system? Renewable energy in transport fuel consumption, share of electrified railways or even the percentage of women working in the transport field?
On 27th October, the European Commission published the 2016 edition of the “EU Transport Scoreboard”, a benchmark that compares how Member States perform in 30 categories covering all aspects of transport, bringing together data from a variety of public sources (such as Eurostat, the European Environment Agency and the World Economic Forum).