Brussels proposes greening of EC transport policy

The first serious attempt to integrate environmental protection into the EC's transport policy began on 19 February when the European Commission issued a Green Paper on "sustainable mobility."1 Its key feature is a package of measures to arrest the seemingly inexorable growth in road traffic.

The Green Paper is intended to stimulate public debate about how transport can fulfil its essential socio-economic role while containing and reducing its damaging effects on the environment. The outcome of the debate will feed into a forthcoming White Paper which will set the tone of the EC's transport policy for some years ahead.

As Transport Commissioner Karel van Miert noted when launching the Green Paper, a "completely unmanageable" s

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