Journey planners are not new they exist on a national and regional level across Europe. However there are very few real integrated European journey planners – tools that allow us to plan a journey across several EU countries from a single point using different modes of transport. The technology exists and the need is there. Multimodal travel is a key part of the European Commission’s strategy for the future of transport.

Vice-President Siim Kallas EU Commissioner for Transport has therefore laid down the challenge to industry and stakeholders to get Europeans moving differently by developing or submitting ideas for Europe-wide journey planners. 

If you have an idea or a tool that is up and running you can submit it on DG MOVE website.

The deadline for submission is 15 October 2011. 

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Original Publication Date: Wed 14 Sep 2011