Jack Short, Secretary General


Statements, speeches and press releases

OECD Observer Interview May 2010 "Transport Innovations"   "The development of transport and society are inescapably interlinked" In an interview with the OECD Observer Jack Short, demonstrates the intrinsic role played by transport in human history.
May 2010
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Infrastructures. Interview Les Echos 21 Avril 2010 "Infrastructures : je crains que les Etats ne coupent dans les budgets d'investissements"  said Jack Short in an interview in Les Echos
21 April 2010
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Grand Paris. Commission Attalli Jack Short met with other international experts in the Commission Attali in Deauville, 30 March - 1 April 2010.  The Commission discussed the Grand Paris Project and the prospects for the port  of Le Havre and the Seine Valley.
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Jack Short met Dr. Peter Ramsauer, German Federal Minister of Transport, Building & Urban Development, to discuss plans for the 2010 International Transport Forum, 26-28 May 2010 
26 March 2010,  Berlin, Germany

18th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum 
1 February 2010,  Vienna, Austria

Cars at the Crossroads 
12 January 2010,  The France 24 Debate, Paris
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ITF Brings Transport to the Climate Table in Copenhagen "There are low-cost opportunities for GHG emission reductions in transport and a surprising number of them can actually save money by reducing fuel expenditures", according to Jack Short
14 December, 2009, Paris, Copenhagen
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"Tempolimit für Deutschland sinnvoll"
7 December 2009
Interview in Financial Times Deutschland

First Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety
19-20 November 2009, Moscow
Remarks to the Opening Plenary Session

18th International Symposium on Transport Economics and Policy:  The Future for Interurban Passenger Transport
16-18 November 2009, Madrid, Spain
Remarks to the Opening Session

"Links between Research and Transport Policy Need to be Strengthened" said Jack Short at the conclusion of the 18th International Symposium on Transport Economics and Policy
18 November 2009, Madrid
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First ASEM Transport Ministers' Meeting
19-20 October 2009, Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Interview in New York Times: In a hole, Amsterdam tunnellers just keep digging, 25 October 2009