Luxembourg Community of Transport
An expression of governmental strategy intended to reach the Horizon 2020 modal split of 25 - 75 %, the Community of Transport has for its main mission the improvement of the coordination of the network of public transports. For that purpose, it defines activities and proposes projects in close collaboration with its partners: the AVL, the SNCFL (http://www.cfl.lu/fr, http://www.cfl.lu/de, http://www.cfl.lu/en), FLEAA, the RGTR and the TICE.
Regarding public transport, the Communauté des Transports is the direct adviser of the Ministry. Of its own initiative or at the request of the Ministry, it lists needs and submits proposals of schedules, lines and rates.
Verkehrsmanagement Gesellschaft Saar
The VGS (Verkehrsmanagement Gesellschaft Saar), public community of transport in the Saarland, is a company of innovative services for the Saarland and groups together carriers for the ZPS (Zweckverband Personennahverkehr Saarland). As such, it implements the orientations of the Saar in the field of public railroad transportation as well as the decisions of the ZPS for the development of the road public transportation. Its competences extend to mobility planning, signing of public markets, and ordering transport services. Always at the very heart of the VGS's activities is the desire to improve the quality and the profitability of the services offered.
Ministry of the Interior, Sport and the Infrastructures of Rhineland-Palatinate
The objective of the Rhineland-Palatinate's transport policy is to preserve a wide range of mobility option while transitioning to more environmentally friendly modes of transport, thanks to:
- the improvement of the attractiveness of the territory and in the inclusion of Land in the transnational transport networks and supra-regional, in particular the long distance and high speed networks
- the gradual shift toward public transportation, the rail and the waterways as well as the promotion of cycling in densely inhabited zones
- the improvement of road safety and the environmental quality of road transport, through such measures as the construction of urban bypasses and telematics traffic management
Ministry of the Saarland for the Economy, Employment, Energy and Transportation
The Ministry for the Economy, Employment, Energy and Transportation attempts to create an attractive framework for the Saarland economy and its entrepreneurs. It is committed to guaranteeing a safe, reliable and accessible energy supply as well as an excellent infrastructure for modern transport. It implements an active policy in favour of the labor market and supports regional tourism. Its work in the area of transportation impacts:
- the attractiveness of the region and its infrastructures
- the construction of the public road network
- road safety and public transport
- air transport
Verkehrsverbund Region Trier
The VRT (Verkehrsverbund Region Trier), a community of transport in the Trier region, was created on January 1st, 2001. The partners in the VRT are:
- The municipal organizing authorities for transport (Zweckverband Verkehrsverbund Region Trier)
- The bus and train companies (Verkehrsmanagement- und service GmbH)
The VRT engages in a range of private and state activities with the goal of making local transport more understandable and attractive in order to increase the number of users.
Regional Council of Lorraine
Benefiting from its strategic position in the heart of Europe, at the crossroads of roads, railroads and rivers, the Region of Lorraine made mobility a pillar of its policy in the service of the economy, the region and its inhabitants.
An executive body that is both the close-at-hand and privileged partner of the local actors in the Lorraine, the Regional Council plays a leading role in putting the synergy of public and private initiatives to the service of its 2.3 million inhabitants.
Beyond its role as the organizing authority of regional transportation for travellers (Metrolor network), the Region also coordinates the intermodal development between the various urban and interurban (long-distance) transport networks.
Thus, Mobiregio is a project of the Greater Region, which the Regional Council in the Lorraine is making use of as part of its intermodal approach built around a route planner project for the residents of Lorraine http://www.simplicim-lorraine.eu/.
Ministry of Ecology, the Sustainable Development and Energy, DREAL Lorraine
The DREAL Lorraine contributes, under the authority of the Prefect, to the local development and implementation of strategies put forth by the Ministries of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Equality and Housing.
In the field of transportation, it is instrumental in forming travel and transport policies that safeguard the environmental and favour multimodality. It promotes in particular the improvement of the conditions of transport and affiliated services in the Lorraine region (roads, railroad, waterways), and supports the constructors of vehicles and transport companies in their environmental activities and in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Belgian Province of Luxembourg
The Province of Luxembourg occupies a strategic place within the European Union. It is situated in the southeast of Belgium and is the province with the most cross-border commuters and travel, thanks to its proximity to France and the Grand Duchy of the Luxembourg.
With 4,440 km², this province is the largest within the Kingdom of Belgium but also the most green with its 210,000 hectares of woodland. It has 273,638 residents, living in 44 different municipalities, which translates into a density of 61.6 inhabitants per km² and makes it the least-populated province in Belgium. Arlon is its administrative centre.
TEC (Transport En Commun) includes 5 companies of public transport active in Wallonia (a Belgian region of the South of Belgium):
- The TEC Walloon Brabant
- TEC Charleroi
- The TEC Hainaut
- The TEC Liège-Verviers
- And the TEC Namur-Luxembourg
These 5 entities are headed by the Walloon Regional Company of Transport (SRWT), which is in charge of strategic and commercial management.
2,500 buses and trams of the TEC network travel about 120 million kilometres a year and transport 295 million travellers.
Public Service of Wallonia
Wallonia has a Parliament and a Government that implements the Walloon policy in essential domains like the economy, employment, training, research, foreign trade, new technologies, social action, town and country planning, mobility, public works, heritage, the environment, agriculture, health and local powers.
To fulfil their missions, the regional ministries are helped by the Public Service of Wallonia. The Operational General Management of Mobility and the Hydraulic Ways introduces and coordinates the policies to be followed regarding transport and mobility.