The European Commission and Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications presented at the virtual conference on Transit Ticketing & Fare Collection in Europe, which took place in May 2021. The panellists included:

  • Jani Erkkila, Policy Officer – Intelligent Transport Systems, European Commission, Belgium
  • Maria Rautavirta, Director of Data Business Unit, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland
  • Ben Foulser, Director, KPMG UK (moderator)

The session on ‘Europewide Multimodal Ticketing and Payment Systems’ included presentations on:

  • EU’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy with focus on its smart mobility pillar and initiatives to develop multimodal digital mobility services in the EU by the European Commission
  • Delivering European multimodal mobility services with rules for data and ticketing interoperability by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland