Opinions and Positions

  Summary of Input from International Partners on the 2011 Annual Summit Theme of Transport for Society

International Organisations were invited to participate in a consultation process for the 2011 International Transport Forum. Their input played an important role in the preparations of the programme and analytical documents for the Annual Summit, as well as the Key Messages from Ministers....  More

European Shippers' Council Logo Statement by the European Shippers' Council (ESC)

by Nicolette Van Der Jagt, Secretary General, European Shippers' Council

The optimal and best freight transport and logistics solutions are those that demonstrate both economic and environmental sustainability in equal measure. The two conditions are not mutually exclusive...  More

Global Alliance for EcoMobility Logo Statement from Global Alliance for EcoMobility

the Global Alliance for EcoMobility supports efforts - especially at the city level - that result in a reduction of travel distances and private car use and ownership, and that enable citizens to fulfill their mobility needs without jeopardizing sustainability....  More

International Road Federation Logo Access to Transport: Ensuring Equitable Inclusion for All

by Sybille Rupprecht, Director General, International Road Federation (IRF)

The prevailing lack of basic transport infrastructure and affordable transport services in developing countries seriously impedes poverty reduction and represents a major obstacle...  More

International Road Federation Logo Statement by the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC)

by Ian White, (PIANC)

PIANC as the global organisation providing guidance for sustainable waterborne transport infrastructure for ports and waterways believes that the use of inland waterborne transport (IWT) can play a vital role in meeting the challenges of providing Transport for Society in the 21st Century....  More

Flag of Sweden The Livable City

The Livable City project is a joint project between Swedish national agencies and three medium-sized municipalities spanning a period of six years between 2005 and 2010. The aim has been to develop processes focusing on the interplay between the planning of urban transport systems and built up environment...  More

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung  Zukunft der Automobilindustrie

This discussion paper, published by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Germany, takes a look at the future of the German automotive industry, with a particular focus on how current trends are likely to impact the labour market and labour relations... More   

Orange County, California  Mobility for the Disabled: US Experiences

Michael E. Bailey serves on the Transit Advocates of Orange County Steering Committe in Orange County, California, USA. He is also a member of the California State Council on Development Disabilities. In this contribution, he provides his take on developments in the US... More


Hightlights of the International Transport Forum 2011: Transport for Society. Click to download
Forum Highlights 2011  Faits marquants du Forum 2011  Höhepunkte 2011