Times of Malta 11/04/2014: Malta got a good ranking in the first EU transport scoreboard although comparing like with like is difficult due to different means of transportation.
The island was listed eighth among the 28 member states when
comparing 22 transport-related categories. The European Commission
pointed out that Malta’s performance was “also determined by the fact
that the island does not have any data for various categories in various
modes of transport”. It noted that “Malta is among the best performers
for the environmental impact of road transport” due to a relatively
modern vehicle fleet and a lower carbon footprint.
The aim of the scoreboard was to give a snapshot of the diversity of
member states’ performance in transport matters across Europe, help them
identify shortcomings and define priorities for investment...read on.