TRANSGREEN Integrated Transport and Green Infrastructure Planning in the Danube-Carpathian Region for the Benefit of People and Nature

Pathways to Greener Transport Infrastructure. Bucharest. June 25, 2019

Concluding the 2.5 years efforts in policy and integrated planning undertaken in TRANSGREEN, the project consortium is honored to announce that the final event is organized under the aegis of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU  and EUSDR Presidency.

Full event title: Pathways to greener transport infrastructure. Conference on solutions and policy options for sustainable road & rail networks in Europe.

Event location: Bucharest, Romania, Elisabeta Theater (Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta nr. 45, near Cismigiu Park)

Event date: June 25th, 2019

Draft agenda:

9.00 – 9.40 * Welcome & purpose of the event

9.40 – 10.00 * Setting the scene

  • Transport. Integration of nature conservation in linear infrastructure development; history of collaboration and development in Europe
  • Green Infrastructure. What does green infrastructure mean related to transport infrastructure – transition from political to local level

10.10 – 11.10 * First panel discussion

  • The TRANSGREEN project. Experiences, pilots, results including presentation of Catalogue of measures, Guidelines on integrated transport infrastructure development, and the Carpathian Convention Strategic Action Plan for Future Sustainable Transport Development of the Carpathians

11.10 – 11.40 * Coffee break

11.40 – 12.40 * Second panel discussion

  • Looking into the future. How can environmentally-friendly transportation development be fostered in the region and how financial instruments can support a better integration

12.40 –13.00 * Adoption of Conference Declaration

13.00 – 14.15 * Lunch

14.15 – 15.45 * Parallel workshops

  • How  EU institutions can enhance implementation and how Member States can  make better use of the TRANSGREEN Guidelines on integrated transport infrastructure development

15.45 – 16.15 * Coffee break

16.15 - 17:45 * Plenary: European Mountain Regions Cooperation (Alps, Dinaric Arc, Caucasus, Pyrenees)

17.45 - 18.00 * Conclusions & closure

18.30 * Celebration


Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)