Overall freight transport demand (in terms of tonne-kilometres) followed economic development. Road transport has increased continuously, mainly at the cost of rail freight transport. The freight transport intensity decreased slightly during the 1996-2000 period.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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