Written by Monika Kiss (3rd edition, updated on 22.09.2023).
The European Commission has proposed changes to the existing EU rules on the deployment of intelligent transport systems (ITS) in road transport. The objective of the proposal is to expand the scope of the existing EU rules to cover new and emerging challenges and to make essential ITS services mandatory across the EU. The proposal seeks to resolve problems stemming from the lack of interoperability and continuity of the existing applications and services, but also from the low level of availability and sharing of the data supporting ITS services. Finally, it aims to ensure effective concertation and cooperation among stakeholders.
The Commission adopted the proposal on 14 December 2021. Within the Council, the Working Party on Transport – Intermodal Questions and Networks carried out the preparatory work, and the Council adopted its general approach on 2 June 2022. In the European Parliament, the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) took the lead on the file. The committee’s report was tabled for plenary on 29 October 2022 and its decision to enter interinstitutional negotiations was confirmed by plenary on 21 November 2022. A provisional agreement was reached on 8 June 2023. This was approved by the TRAN committee on 26 June 2023the Council.
- September 2023: Intelligent road transport systems (3rd edition)
|Proposal for a Directive amending Directive 2010/40/EU on the framework for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport|
|Committee responsible:||Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN)||COM(2021) 813|
|Rapporteur:||Rovana Plumb (S&D, Romania)||2021/0419(COD)|
|Shadow rapporteurs:||Jens Gieseke (EPP, Germany)|
Izaskun Bilbao Barandica (Renew, Spain)
Alviina Alametsä (Greens/EFA, Finland)
Johan Van Overtveldt (ECR, Belgium)
Kateřina Konečná (The Left, Czechia)
|Ordinary legislative |
(Parliament and Council
on equal footing
– formerly ‘co-decision’)
|Next steps expected: Plenary vote on provisional agreement|
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