Motorways of the Sea: the road is open

11-11-2014

The difficult challenge facing the European freight transport sector is how to reduce road congestion and the negative environmental impacts of transport without limiting mobility and, consequently, economic growth. One proposed policy measure is to develop Motorways of the Sea, as an alternative to long distance freight transport by road. However, turning the idea into reality is no easy thing.

The difficult challenge facing the European freight transport sector is how to reduce road congestion and the negative environmental impacts of transport without limiting mobility and, consequently, economic growth. One proposed policy measure is to develop Motorways of the Sea, as an alternative to long distance freight transport by road. However, turning the idea into reality is no easy thing.