The report published recently by the Ministry of Transport and Communications on the opportunities provided by the introduction of the standard European track gauge in Finland and on its related impacts is of a high quality, the Finnish Mainline Group states. It is a first-class overview of the challenges and possibilities connected with a new and different gauge.
In the current changing geopolitical environment, the importance of information and experience exchange, as well as common solutions for the development of secure supply chains and sustainable transport infrastructure were emphasized by the Chairs of the Alliance.
Event in Helsinki from 5 to 7 October 2022, where more than forty participants from all over Europe gathered to learn about Finnish smart and sustainable mobility solutions and projects that could be replicated in their home cities.
Ossi Savolainen is one of three new vice chairpersons of Scandria®Alliance, a network collaborating for the Scandinavian-Mediterranean TEN-T corridor that is running from Finland (via Scandinavia) to the Adriatic Sea. The Minister of Transport of Brandenburg in Germany, Guido Beermann, continues as Chairperson of the Alliance for another two years.
According to current plans, the Trans-European Transport Network TEN-T will cover the entire continent by 2050. New outlines for the network are being drawn right now, and the European Council and Parliament are processing a regulation proposal. According to the view of the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council, developing the network means strengthening the connectivity and competitiveness of our Region.
The representatives of the partner cities and regions of Scandria®Alliance have agreed to cooperate even more closely.
A Green Deal Manifesto was published today by the stakeholders of the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport Area. It is the first time a manifesto on sustainable growth has been issued by such a large group of actors.