How green are the TEN-T core network corridors?

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    Abstract

    "Green corridors‟ is a concept introduced by the European Commission to enhance the provision of sustainable freight transport logistics services by concentrating freight traffic between major hubs and by relatively long distances. SuperGreen, a Coordination and Support Action aiming at further defining this concept, identified the characteristics that distinguish a green corridor from an otherwise efficient one. The main thesis of this paper is that the „core network corridors‟ of the new TEN-T guidelines exhibit all these qualities and the vision of a green corridor network in Europe is close to reality. To support this thesis, and in continuation of the work of SuperGreen, the paper examines the proposed new „guidelines‟ for the development of the TEN-T after presenting a brief history of transport network development in Europe.
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date2014
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventTransport Research Arena 2014 - CNIT, La Défense, Paris, France
    Duration: 14 Apr 201417 Apr 2014
    Conference number: 5

    Conference

    ConferenceTransport Research Arena 2014
    Number5
    LocationCNIT, La Défense
    Country/TerritoryFrance
    CityParis
    Period14/04/201417/04/2014

    Keywords

    • Green transport corridors
    • Sustainable freight transport
    • TEN-T core network
    • Co-modality
    • Logistics services

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