European Transport Policy Makers have an on-going requirement for good quality input data to support models, evaluation methodologies and indicator frameworks. Without information integration, DG-MOVE lacks a consistent data source covering:

  • Passengers and freight;
  • All modes of transport;
  • Demand and supply.

Data users frequently encounter problems of data interpretation arising from the heterogeneous methodologies associated with the available data sources. This is a fundamental and widespread problem, requiring effort and innovation in terms of knowledge management as well as data collection, storage and retrieval.

This has led to the concept of a common transport policy database to be used by policy makers and by analysts and modellers, as first implemented through the framework project ETIS in 2005.

ETISplus is a European Transport policy Information System, combining data, analytical modelling with maps (GIS), a single online interface for accessing the data. It aims therefore to provide a bridge between official statistics and applications within the transport policy theme.

The project itself has been finished, but all data still can be downloaded here.

The ETIS-Netter and ETIS-View web applications are still running as well.