Facts & figures 16 Dec 2021

CER Fact Sheet: A TEN-T to make modal shift and the European Green Deal a reality

The revision of the TEN-T Regulation is timely and necessary to achieve the European Green Deal’s ambitious climate targets, which should ensure modal shift to help attain a 55% reduction in transport emissions by 2030 and 90% by 2050.

CER urges policymakers not to miss this vital opportunity for greening transport, facilitating a seamless and efficient mobility system, strengthening the resilience of infrastructure and improving the efficiency of the governance tools of the TEN-T Regulation. All this should ultimately enable the transition to sustainable modes of transport, such as rail, and achieve the objectives of the Smart and Sustainable Mobility Strategy (SSMS).

Read our latest fact sheet below on how a completed and effective TEN-T that can hold up transport’s end of the EU Green Deal.

For more on TEN-T and rail, read our detailed position paper here or our introductory fact sheet here.