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Report: KiM lifts the veil on…

It is not easy to determine what, for example, a road user or train passenger must pay to cover infrastructure costs and the costs of negative effects. The Knowledge Institute for…

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Passenger transport: time for an upgrade of the Passenger Transport Act…

Not surprising, because the law was written when there was no smartphone yet, when we could not yet digitally link forms of transport. The Passenger Transport Act…

PostNL under pressure: financial and operational challenges are piling up…

PostNL under pressure: financial and operational challenges are piling up…

Herna Verhagen, CEO of PostNL, has spoken out about the need to adjust delivery days to make the company's services future-proof. PostNL is again…

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Petition: taxis want to travel with buses on the emergency lane

Taxi drivers recently launched an online petition advocating the use of the hard shoulder by taxis during traffic jams. This proposal is inspired by the current arrangement where scheduled buses already…

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Voting rights in Europe: a historical struggle and contemporary practice

From 6 to 9 June 2024, millions of Europeans will help shape the future of European democracy in the European elections. While democracy for many citizens within the…

Transport: taxis are becoming more expensive while the sector is under pressure…

Transport: taxis are becoming more expensive while the sector is under pressure…

The debate about the future of the taxi and healthcare transport sector in the Netherlands is complex and multifaceted, with a clear call for innovation and adaptation to changing circumstances. Steps every week…

Concerns: the future of student transport in Rotterdam

Concerns: the future of student transport in Rotterdam

The Rotterdam transport company Trevvel, charged with transporting the elderly and students, is under political pressure on the eve of a new tender round. With criticism from various quarters, including the…

Road safety: money tap open for safer roads

Road safety: money tap open for safer roads

In the coming period, municipalities, provinces and water boards will have new opportunities to make their roads safer with money from the government. At a time when the number of road casualties is increasing alarmingly,…

Turbo Plan 2030: freight transport by intercity smart move or pathetic?

Turbo Plan 2030: freight transport by intercity smart move or pathetic?

While the idea may seem surprising or ambitious, it is not an April Fool's joke. The concept of passenger trains that are also used for freight transport, as described in the Turboplan 1, seems…

Clear rules for volunteers behind the wheel

Clear rules for volunteers behind the wheel

Volunteers who transport people are not covered by the legislation applicable to regular passenger transport up to a certain limit. Volunteer work is central to Dutch society, especially in…

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Enschede at a crossroads: is Automaatje making its last trip?

Three years after the launch of the transport project for seniors in Enschede, the future of the service is in doubt. In Enschede, a unique transport service for seniors, known…

Drivers demand better pensions, the hard work takes its toll...

Drivers demand better pensions, the hard work takes its toll...

Three buses, one message: more attention to heavy work. On March 14, residents of the streets around VNO-NCW in The Hague will witness a striking demonstration. More…