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2019 06 20
Lithuania is an absolute EU leader in the reduction of road deaths from 2001 to 2018

Lithuania is an absolute leader of the European Union in the reduction of road deaths figures in the period from 2001 to 2018 and is the third in the EU according to this indicator as of 2018. Such results are pointed out in The Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) annual report published by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC).

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2019 06 17
“Mobility Tech 2019“: the policy of the future of the European self-driving vehicles is born in Vilnius

In the international “Mobility Tech 2019” event, in Vilnius, today, the European experts are discussing about the perspectives of the future of self-driving vehicles in the European Union. Their offers will become the basis of forming the policy of the European transport of this area.

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2019 06 07
EU and Eastern Partner Countries to cooperate in the field of transport

A major advance towards cooperation in the fields of transport and logistics between the European Union (EU) and the Eastern Partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine – was made in Luxembourg. A joint declaration on cooperation between the EU and the Eastern Partner countries was signed during the meeting of EU...

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2019 05 21
Lithuanian minister urges European countries to open their road haulage markets and remove existing restrictions

In defence of interests of the Lithuanian carriers Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications urges European countries to open their road haulage markets and remove existing restrictions. The issue will be discussed at the Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) taking...

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2019 05 14
Long-term Lithuania’s vision for transport and communications will be defined by a new development strategy until 2050

In order to provide optimum long-term directions and priorities for the development of the sector, the Ministry of Transport and Communications initiates the strategy for the development of Lithuanian transport and communications until 2050. Various possible scenarios for the development will...

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2019 05 07
Co-investment Fund of 5 million euros for starts-up in the sector of transport and communications

The sector of transport and communications opens new opportunities for the starts-up of the sector of transport and communications – small and medium-sized enterprises. The fund of 5 million euros was established that has an objective to induce the enterprises to create mobility services and products, intellectual transport...

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2019 04 30
R. Masiulis: Lithuanian and American cooperation in the transport area is mutually beneficial

Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications, is on work trip to the United States of America (USA), where he discussed the situation of cyber security in strategical companies and relevant issues of military mobility in the region with the representatives and experts from the State Department and the National...

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2019 04 03
Expansion of “Rail Baltica” continues – the construction works are carried out in Kaunas and the designing works are started towards Latvia

The implementation of the project “Rail Baltica” of strategical significance for Lithuania is moving forward quickly. The railway track from the Polish-Lithuanian border will be connected to Kaunas intermodal terminal in Palemonas through Kaunas central station...

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2019 03 27
The internationally recognized satellite navigation systems among the innovations of transport and communications sector

As the international seminar “Satellite navigation systems Galileo and EGNOS. How are they benefiting Lithuania?” is conducted in Vilnius, Mr. Rokas Masiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications discussed the questions relevant for the transport sector in the bilateral meeting with Mr....

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2019 03 25
The Mobility Package would cause irreversible damage for the European carriers and the community’s economics

As the European Parliament is going to vote on the controversial Mobility Package, the ministers of transport and communications of five countries – Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Hungary and Bulgaria – referred to Mr. Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, repeatedly asking to take the defects...

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2019 03 08
R. Masiulis to European Commission: Lithuania is ready to assume leadership of the “Rail Baltica“ project

Since the negotiations on a new European Union financial perspective for 2021-2027 are becoming more intensive, Lithuania has informed the European Commission about the successful and timely implementation of the project activities.

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2019 02 26
Lithuanian Railways strengthens the Board of the Company

In the nearest future, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania intends to publish a selection for the position of an independent member of the Board of JSC “Lithuanian Railways”. This step shall strengthen the Board of the largest railway group in the Baltic States.

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