Making the Green Deal work with inland waterways
12 February 2021
Our vision on fit-for-future waterways
Expansion of the existing land infrastructure is challenging and expensive to meet the increasing de mand for public transport and city logistics. Rivers and canals have been arteries for trade and commerce since centuries, connecting ports with inland centres of industry and consumption. Investment in the waterway infrastructure and transshipment facilities helps to decrease costly congestion in and around cities. At the same time waterways are much more than transport corridors. The waterfront is a shared and climate responsive space where it is good to live, work, enjoy and trade and burst of activities co-ex ist.