With the digitalisation of the economy and the growing weight of data management, the AER Working Group on Transports has decided to widen its remit. The working group will now work on the different aspects of mobility and transports from a regional perspective.
The themes the AER Working Group on Transports will focus include for instance:
-connectivity and permeability, in particular intelligent transport systems, seamless transport services
-freight management & data
-smart green infrastructure
-financing of infrastructure
-follow up of the regulation of state aid and regional airports
What the group wants to achieve is increased collective knowledge on current topics. This helps members to act at regional, national and european level. Sharing experiences feeds policy-making in the regions.
With its focus on mutual learning AER provides a particularly dynamic environment to initiate this work on transport and mobility.
Frequently Asked Questions:
-What is the procedure to join the working group?
Any AER member region can join the AER Working Group on Transports by sending an e-mail to Anna Lindberg: firstname.lastname@example.org
-Is the group for civil servants or politicians?
AER working groups are aimed at policy-makers, these can be elected representatives or civil servants
-When will be the next meeting of the AER Working Group on Transports?
During the AER plenaries 12-14 April 2016 in Timis (RO)
-How should I prepare for the next meeting?
If you have a good practice from your region on any of the topics listed above, we would be glad for you to share it at the meeting. Please contact Anna Lindberg: email@example.com, to let us know what you would like to share and we will make sure to include it in the programme.
If you are intending to launch a new project or are faced with a particular challenge in your region, this would be very beneficial to share with the working group members. Please contact Anna Lindberg: firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know about it so we could also gather relevant information or contact specific stakeholders on this issue in advance.
-Who is the Chairperson of the AER Working Group on Transports?
Jan Owe-Larsson, County Councillor from Östergötland is currently the Chairman of the working group
More information on the work in the AER Committee on Economy & Regional Development