Locked content Poland second worst in EU transport ranking

Poland ranks second from bottom in the 2015 edition of the EU Transport Scoreboard, which compares member state performance in 29 transport-related categories and highlights the five top and bottom performers in each of these categories. “Poland has a high share of electrified railways (over 6...

Temporary agreement over the German minimum wage

The German minimum wage, standing at €8.5 an hour, will not apply to the Polish transport companies until the matter is clarified by the EU, Andrea Nahles, German Minister of Labour, announced Friday after negotiations with Władysaw Kosiniak-Kamysz, Polish Minister of Labour and Social Policy.

Locked content NIK: Poland notorious for dangerous roads

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) is screening the state of Polish road safety and the results are not good. Poland has the worst road accident mortality in Europe, besides Romania. There are on average 87 deaths per million each year on the Polish roads, reported IAR. NIK has suggested that the road t...

Locked content Polish transport firms ring the alarm bell

An international transporters association is ringing the alarm bell in hopes of drawing attention to worsening conditions of east-west transport. In an IAR report, Waldemar Jaszczur, the association’s president claimed that besides the Russian embargo, Moscow plans to lower the amount of ECMT ...

Locked content Transport project bidding started by EU

The European Commission has earmarked €12 billion for infrastructure projects and is encouraging local governments to apply for appropriate funds. The investments are to focus on nine primary transportation corridors, according to forsal.pl. Projects will facilitate better East-West connections, by ...