2014-12-11

Lithuania‘s State Information Resources Interoperability Platform (SIRIP) was recognized as one of the best practices of its field at “Open Standards for ICT procurement: sharing of best practices” workshop organized by the European Commission (EC). More...

2014-12-04

The total investment in Lithuania’s transport sector during the new EU financing period is likely to be more than EUR 5 billion whence 47 percent will be used to modernize Lithuanian railway network and 36 percent to modernize road infrastructure (26 percent in pan-European highways, 6 percent in municipality roads and 4 percent in national and regional roads). Even 3 percent of the EU investments will be used to purchase environmentally friendly public transport. More...

2014-12-03

The feasibility study conducted by international engineering solutions company AECOM showed that Vilnius connection will increase the total economic value of “Rail Baltica” project. The study can be found online http://www.sumin.lt/files/uploads//AECOM_Vilnius_(1).pdf More...

2014-11-24

Good news for Lithuanian carriers – the representatives of Lithuania and Kazakhstan agreed to increase the annual quota of universal permits by 500 units. In addition, the quota of permits to be exchanged for year 2014 was also increased. More...

2014-11-13

The European Railway Agency’s (ERA) published overview of 2013 Common Safety Performance data revealed that Lithuania has made progress in railway safety. According to the figures on railway accidents recorded over a one-year period, Lithuania rose from 12th to 8th place and is now ranked among the ten European countries in the railway safety performance. More...

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Minister
Rimantas Sinkevičius