Making a difference by supporting sustainable transport

Green transport is one of the core priorities in the EU Green Deal. By 2050, the EU must cut transport emissions by 60% compared with 1990 levels and continue to reduce vehicle pollution.

Our projects support the European visions through zero-emission fuels, innovative vehicles, city planning, and modal shifts. This contributes to a more liveable, low-carbon society. Your benefits? Less congestion, less air pollution, and systems that encourage you to walk and cycle more.

Project highlights

Browse through the slideshow to discover key project achievements:

 

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#IWTS 2.0: Unlocking the potential of waterways 

Transporting goods along waterways reduces transport emissions. #IWTS 2.0 addresses barriers and builds capacities for using waterways in cargo transport. 

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ART-Forum: Navigating automated transport

ART-Forum helps public authorities to plan for automation in transport. The partners explore how automated transport can be part of a greener, safer, and more sustainable society. 

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AVATAR: Designing vanguard vessels for goods transport

AVATAR supports the evolution of smaller zero emission, automated vessels for moving cargo in and out of cities in a more sustainable way.

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BITS: Getting into a higher gear for cycling

Cycling already saves 16 million CO2 emissions per year in Europe. BITS gets people out on their bikes by using data and ICT to remove obstacles and ease the cycling experience. 

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G-PaTRA: Greening passenger transport in rural areas

Citizens living in the countryside often lack green transport options. G-PaTRA trials solutions such as ride-share schemes and public transport fuelled by hydrogen or electricity. 

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HyTrEc2: Stimulating a green hydrogen transport economy

Hydrogen made from wind and solar power is a fossil-free fuel. HyTrEc2 is blazing the trails, from green hydrogen production to vehicle design and upskilling of the supply chain workforce. 

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MOVE: Moving cars off the road in the countryside

People in rural areas are often excluded from shared mobility schemes and green public transport options. MOVE reduces car dependency through smart solutions for rural residents.

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North Sea CONNECT: Linking the hinterland
 
The project seeks to complement the TEN-T core transport axes by enhancing intermodal transport in the hinterland. The aim is to secure smart and green intermodal options. 

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PAV: Planning for autonomous vechicles

Autonomous driving is on the rise. PAV helps cities to plan well for this new technology and ensure it becomes part of green spatial planning in the future. 

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SEEV4-City: Powering up V2G for a greener future

SEEV4-City promoted electric vehicles powered by solar and wind combined with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) solutions. Trial results are now being scaled up across the North Sea Region. 

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SHARE-North: Promoting shared mobility

Why own a car when using shared vehicles is so cool and convenient? SHARE-North combines strong promotion with careful city planning to move cars off the road.

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Stronger Combined: Steering towards combined mobility in rural areas

The project supports greener rural mobility by combining transport modes and public services. Its pilots validate service concepts and address mobility governance issues. 

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SURFLOGH: Greening last mile urban deliveries

Moving goods in and out of cities generates traffic, congestion, pollution and noise. SURFLOGH tests smart ideas to reduce emissions and create a more liveable environment.

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WASP: Setting sail towards greener shipping

WASP promotes wind-assisted shipping in a bid to reduce the emissions of sea shipping. The strong North Sea winds offer a perfect test bed for the modern, high-tech equivalent of sails. 

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