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2018 04 10
Tallinn holds the second “Rail Baltica” Global Forum

On April 10-11 the second “Rail Baltica” Global Forum is taking place in Tallinn (Estonia), attended by transport ministers of the Baltic states, high representatives of Polish, Finnish and Swedish ministries of transport, members of the European Commission and the European Parliament. The members of the forum will overview the progress of the project, the long-term...

2018 03 22
Baltic states discussed “Rail Baltica” implementation with the European Commission

On 21 March a high-level meeting in Riga between the representatives of the three Baltic states and the European Commission marked the end of a series of working meetings, the goal of which was to improve the management of the “Rail Baltica” project implementation where necessary, evaluate the progress of the project and the compliance...

2018 03 09
Lithuania and Poland to strengthen cooperation in the field of maritime transport

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, and Mr. Marek Józef Gróbarczyk, Polish Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation, meeting today in Vilnius discussed further cooperation of the countries in the field of maritime transport. Plans for the nearest future include cooperation of Lithuanian and Polish seaports,...

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2018 03 06
Lithuania aims for ambitious goals in road safety

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis presented an ambitious strategy for safe traffic in Lithuania by 2030, called ­“Vision 0”. The priorities of this strategy are a safer behavior of traffic participants, safer roads and streets, safer vehicles and more effective help upon the occurrence of traffic incidents.

2018 03 06
Lithuania together with like-minded EU member states to ensure favourable conditions for road carriers

In order to ensure favourable and competitive conditions for its carriers, today in Budapest (Hungary) Lithuania together with other member states of the European Union are discussing the most important elements of the Mobility Package. The countries aim to develop a shared approach on the way forward on the...

2018 02 27
Lithuania and Poland enhances co-operation in aviation

In a meeting of the Council of the Baltic Functional Airspace Block (Baltic FAB) held in Warsaw, Lithuania and Poland are going to approve an action plan for the Baltic FAB Strategy 2025 to increase their co-operation in aviation. The Lithuanian delegation is led by Vice Minister of Transport and Communications Ričardas Degutis.

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2018 02 23
Year 2017 was record for the Lithuanian transport sector

“Year 2017 was record for the Lithuanian transport sector; a year statistics shows a strong growth in each mode of transport,” says Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, while estimating sector results of 2017. According to preliminary data, last year all major economic indicators of the transport sector grew, and growth rates were the highest in the last...

2018 02 20
The Congress of World Road Association to focus on road maintenance in winter

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis participates in the 15th International Winter Road Congress of the World Road Association (PIARC) in Gdansk, Poland. The event, the topic of which is “Providing a Safe and Sustainable Winter Road Service”, discusses the organization and financing of road maintenance, traffic conditions and...

2018 02 13
Railway infrastructure management issues of importance to Lithuania were discussed with the EU Transport Commissioner

Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis and Violeta Bulc, Transport Commissioner of the European Union (EU), currently visiting Vilnius, discussed the issues of importance to Lithuania related to the international transport infrastructure and mobility. The European Commissioner...

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2018 02 06
From Lithuanian-Belarusian state border to Klaipėda by electric train – in 2022 already

Using the investment of the European Union funds, Lithuania plans to electrify the entire railway line crossing the territory of the country in the East-West direction, from the Lithuanian-Belarusian state border to Klaipėda, until 2022. The list of state projects financed from the EU funds, in which projects dedicated to this...

2018 01 31
Electronic vignettes come into force in Lithuania

In order to create more favourable conditions for carriers, electronic vignettes have been legalised in Lithuania at the order of the Minister of Transport and Communications. From now on both paper and electronic vignettes can be used.

2018 01 12
Ministry of Transport and Communications seeks to spread autonomous cars in Lithuania

Flexible regulation for the use of autonomous cars has been approved at the order of the Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis. It will be applied to the manufacturers, owners, operators and drivers of autonomous cars who will be testing technologies of autonomous cars and will be participating in public traffic. It is...

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