ERDF PP1 - Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Austria
Federal Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and
Technology is in charge of main aspects of transportation in
Austria. Its responsibilities touch all kinds of transport related
issues, reaching from transport policy to aspects of infrastructure
planning to all legal aspects concerning all modes of transport and
transport enterprises. Furthermore, the ministry is responsible for
issues on innovation, research and new technologies.
Ms. Doris Bures has been the current minister since 2008.
Two departments are involved in the Seetac Project:
- the department for International Networks and General Transport
- the department for Transport Costs - Transport and
The department for International Networks and General Transport
Planning is represented in Seetac by Thomas Spiegel.
It is responsible for matters concerning the planning of
international transport networks, as well as for aspects of general
transport planning. The latter includes the provision of basic data
like transport forecasts, transport modelling and all aspects of
transport statistics, which are required to back up decisions in
the field of transport planning.
The department for Transport Costs - Transport and Environment
is represented by Ernst Lung.
It is responsible for matters concerning transport and
environment, external costs of transport and road pricing. In the
context of environmental objectives the department contributes to
the development and implementation of projects within the European
programs for territorial cooperation (formerly Interreg). Further
tasks include: Participation in working groups on the reduction of
greenhouse gas emissions, the implementation of the transport
protocol of the Alpine Convention and sustainable development of
touristic traffic in the Alps and other sensitive areas.
- Mr. Ernst Lung
Member of the Department Transport and Environment
Tel. +43 1 711 62651102
Fax +43 1 71162651199
- Mr. Thomas Spiegel
Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology
Tel. +43 1 711 621104
Fax +43 6648188900