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Freight transport in Europe : policy issues and future scenarios on trans-border alpine connections

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  • Reggiani, A.

    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen en Econometrie (Free University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics Sciences, Business Administration and Economitrics)

  • Cattaneo, S
  • Janic, M.
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    This paper presents an overview of European policy on interconnected cross-border transport networks as well as of severe problems in estimating empirically the avalanche of goods movements in the European Union (EU). In particular, it deals with the Transalpine freight transport case, which represents one of the most challenging operational and policy issues of the present and future - both international (EU) and national (the Alpine countries) - freight transport developments. The paper is organised to briefly describe the main objectives of EU transport policy, to generally introduce the concept of intermodal transport with particular emphasis on intermodal freight transport and to describe past, present and future developments of the Trans.Alpine inter-modal transport. Various scenarios on the future development of Trans.Alpine intermodal transport are analysed as well.

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    Paper provided by VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics in its series Serie Research Memoranda with number 0005.

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    1. Nijkamp, Peter & Reggiani, Aura & Bolis, Simona, 1997. "European freight transport and the environment: empirical applications and scenarios," Serie Research Memoranda 0033, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
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