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EEA TERM Report Finds Efficiency Gains of Clean Vehicle Technology Being Offset By Ongoing Increases in Travel

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On the other hand, implementing such changes will require a paradigm shift in planning approaches. Freight transport tends to grow slightly faster than the economy, with road and air freight recording the largest increases in the EU-27 (43% and 35%, respectively, between 1997 and 2007). The current economic slowdown has reduced transport volumes but transport is expected to resume its growth as soon as the economy starts to grow again.

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EEA Report: Trends in European Transport Are Heading in the Wrong Direction

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This would improve the transport efficiency of the economy and decouple transport growth from economic growth. EEA member countries include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.

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