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					SMART RIVERS 21




    EUROPEAN TRANSPORT POLICY
Building an European Inland Waterway Action Plan




                            Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Otto Schwetz




Counsellor of the Senate of the City of Vienna

Manager of the Pan-European Transport Corridor VII,
the Danube
CEO TINA Vienna Transport Strategies Ltd.

                                Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
  Major milestones in the policy
  process

       1995                  1998                             2001
  Green Paper :          White Paper :                   White Paper :
“Towards fair and      “Fair payment for                   “European
efficient pricing in   infrastructure use”             transport policy for
     transport”                                           2010: time to
                                                             decide”




                                         Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
           Towards motorways of the seas …


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Lisbo a                            Barcelo na
                      Madrid                                                   Ro ma

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            Sevilla                                                                    Napo li




                                                                                                                            Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
    Doubling East-West Traffic

            Cargotransport in the
            Danube Corridor



                                    1994: apx. 54 Mio t/Year
             1994       2015
    Road                            2015: apx. 120 Mio t/Year
    Rail
Waterways




                                        Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Waterways in Central Europe




                   Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
 Infrastructure
• Removing bottlenecks
              Beseitigung dieses Engpasses nach
              Maßgabe der Erfahrungen im Projekt
69km   30km   östlich von Wien



                       47km                 120km   davon
                                                    60km strategischer Engpass
                                      9km           60km lokale Engpässe




                                                    8km




                                                                                                           25km




                                                                                               10km




                                                                                                10km




                                                                                 Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Removing bottlenecks




                       Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005
Pittsburgh, October 4, 2005

				
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