Slovenia: 2030 Transport Strategy adopted

sloveniaThe Slovenian Government adopted a resolution on the transport development strategy, which looks to define comprehensive development of transport and transport infrastructure until 2030, secure stable financing and meet preliminary conditions for the phasing of EU funds in the 2014-2020 period.
The  document analyses the geo-strategic position of Slovenia, the importance of transport for the country and its economy, current and future traffic flows, the situation of all transport sectors, and defines a transport model and general transport policy measures on its basis.
These measures and specific investment projects will be defined in detail in an operational plan, which will specify projects with timetables, financial values and financing possibilities.
One of the reasons why the transport development strategy until 2020 with a vision until 2030 is the current financing constraints for development of railway infrastructure and reconstruction of roads.
In addition to transport infrastructure, the document also deals with management and maintenance of the transport system and covers public passenger transport, intelligent transport systems, logistics and infrastructure for alternative energy sources.
The vision of transport policy in Slovenia in the next 15 years looks to secure sustainable mobility of people and supply of the economy, ensure transport safety, reduce energy consumption and costs for users and operators and cut environmental impact.

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