COVID-19 response: Safe collective cross-border travel in the COVID-19 era

27 Jul 2020 02:11 PM

As part of the EU's response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Council recently adopted a set of conclusions aimed at restoring passengers’ and workers' confidence by minimising the risk of infection in cross-border collective passenger transport systems.

In the conclusions, the Council promotes a number of basic hygiene and infection control measures, which should apply to all cross-border collective passenger transport services. Such recommended measures consist of among others :

The Council also invites the Commission and member states to continue coordinating on the application of the transport guidelines and recommendations on Covid-19 adopted at national and EU level.

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