Mobility & Infrastructure

Volter riding a bike with a flag saying
If Belgium and Europe want to be both economically and ecologically prosperous 15 years from now, we have to accelerate and increase investments in sustainable and resilient infrastructure, transport and mobility.

Climate legislation is infrastructure legislation: We build down climate emissions via positive infrastructure investments to make Europe climate neutral by 2040. The transport sector is the only sector in Europe where emissions increased instead of decreasing in the last decades. Sustainable infrastructure such as Rail Infrastructure can address climate, jobs and equity at the same time and allows for climate neutrality and economic growth to co-exist. Infrastructure, such as rail, connects people. Further, we expand investments in national and cross-border electricity grids.

Our topics on mobillity & infrastructure

When we decide to make an investment in infrastructure, we have to make the investments that not just help our generation, but the next generation and two and three generations from now. We have to be stewards of the economy, the environment and our health. We have to make sure the air we breathe is clean, that the water we drink is clean and that the future of our children is more sustainable, more prosperous and more inclusive than the reality of today.

The 5+1 Challenges

Volt has defined 5+1 fundamental Challenges that need to be tackled in each European country and in Europe as a whole.

Why 5 + 1 Challenges?

The 5 Challenges are basically the same for every country, but their implementation can be adapted on the national level to take into account local realities.

The +1 Challenge – our proposal to reform and strengthen the EU – is identical across all our national programmes.

  • 01

    Smart State

    Education and digitalisation are key elements of the 21st century.

  • 02

    Economic Renaissance

    An innovative economy must be the engine of society's progress.

  • 03

    Social Equality

    No-one should be left behind - no matter their gender, income, religion. or origin.

  • 04

    Global Balance

    Europe needs to assume responsibility for its role in global challenges.

  • 05

    Citizen Empowerment

    People must be empowered to influence politics beyond elections alone.

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    EU Reform

    We love the EU - this doesn't mean there is no room for improvement.