|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Mobility and Transport|
|Series Details||COM (2021) 812|
Legislative initiative tabled by the European Commission on 14 December concerning the development of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), introducing amendments to Regulation (EU) 2021/1153 and Regulation (EU) No 913/2010 and repealing Regulation (EU) 1315/2013. This is a text with EEA relevance.
Regulation (EU) No 913/2010 addresses the development of a European rail network for competitive freight. Regulation (EU) 2021/1153 established the legal basis for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Regulation (EU) 1315/2013 set out a long-term strategy for the development of a complete trans-European transport network (TEN-T).
This draft law aims to revise and replace Regulation (EU) 1315/2013. The objective of the TEN-T Regulation is to build an effective EU-wide and multimodal network of rail, inland waterways, short sea shipping routes and roads which are linked to urban nodes, maritime and inland ports, airports and terminals across the European Union. The proposal aims at reaching four main objectives:
The draft law was seen as a key action of the European Green Deal and Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. It was tabled by the European Commission on 14 December 2021 as part of policy package aimed at improving the EU's transport system and its sustainability.
|Subject Categories||Mobility and Transport|
|Subject Tags||Sustainable Development, Transport Infrastructure|
|Keywords||CEF Transport | TEN-T, Trans-European Transport Network [TEN-T]
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|