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Proposal for Skopje Spring Congress 2020 03 - 05 April 2020

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Submitted at Friday, 6. March 2020 um 11:58 Uhr, in category "Chapter 6 – Climate Action, Energy and Natural Resources" with No. 604. Author/s: "Jonge Democraten - Abel Hartman Co-signed: JNC, Radikal Ungdom, European Youth of Ukraine.

The Skopje Spring Congress 2020 may decide:

An International Train Ticket System

CONSIDERING THAT:

  • As per the Paris Agreement, the EU aims to reduce CO2-emissions by 55% by 2030; 
  • A large part of global CO2-emissions are a result of air traffic; 
  • Individual EU member states have expressed the desire to cut back on short-haul flights in favour of railway transport;

BELIEVING THAT:

  • High-speed railway travel is the best alternative to short-distance flights; 
  • International railway travel is to be encouraged; 
  • Freedom of movement between member states is one of the most fundamental principles of the Schengen Treaty;
  • Different ticket providers offer different prices, times, routes and transfers for international train tickets; 
  • This makes booking international train tickets is inaccessible, cluttered and confusing;

CALLS FOR LYMEC TO:

  • Advocate for the implementation of an accessible, Schengen-wide electronic system of payment for national and international high-speed railway mobility;
  • Once this system is in place, exploration is done to extend this system to states neighbouring the EU, such as Ukraine and Moldova;

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