Wednesday

4th May 2016

Ticker

Netherlands and Germany top EU transport scoreboard

The European Commission on Thursday revealed its first ever scoreboard on transport in the EU, showing The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, UK and Denmark on top. Transport commissioner Siim Kallas said: "The new scoreboard shows visually where we stand in making our transport systems more efficient, more customer-friendly, safer and cleaner."

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