EL ühistranspordi finantsjätkusuutlikkuse konverents Tallinnas, 30. mail 2012


Public transport conference presentations


Overview of the public transport status in the Baltic countries

  • Estonia: Toomas HAIDAK, Director of the Technology and Innovation Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications  
  • Latvia:  Inara BRIKSNE, Deputy Head of Public Transport Planning Division, Road Transport Administration of Latvia; Irina FELDMANE, Member of the Board, Rigas Satiksme  
  • Lithuania:  Romas ADOMAVICIUS, Deputy Mayor of Vilnius    


The Transport White Paper – What implications for public transport in Europe?


European financial instruments – What contribution to financing public transport?    

  • Video message from Siim KALLAS, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner in charge of Transport
  • Urban development and European Regional Funds, Monique van WORTEL, Policy Officer, Clean Transport and Sustainable Urban Mobility, DG MOVE of the European Commission    


Innovative funding streams for public transport – Recommandations   


Financing the urban public transport – Experiences & Limits   

  • The experience of Tallinn: Taavi AAS, Deputy Mayor of Tallinn  
  • The experience of Germany: Oliver WOLFF, Managing Director of VDV, Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen (Association of German Public Transport Companies)
  • The experience of Helsinki: Public transport is an investment, not a cost. Arttu KUUKANKORPI, acting Director of the Public Transport Planning Department of Helsinki Regional Transport Authority
  • The experience of London: Steve NEWSOME, Head of International & European Affairs, Transport for London