Acronym: Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks - PSO
Project title: Valuation of the Government Subsidies and Policies of Public Service Obligation Provision in Passenger Transport by all Modes. Evaluation of Results for the Period 2013-2016 and Programming Support for the Period 2016-2020.
Duration: 6 months (17/10/2016 – 31/03/2017)
Description: The project focused on the collection and processing of data concerning:
- Public Service Obligations (PSOs) by all actors involved in their implementation
- any form of government subsidies / indemnities, which ensure the efficient operation of operators / companies providing passenger services at urban / interurban level in the country for the benefit of the public.
Initially, in cooperation with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, the network of operators involved in Public Service Obligation Provisions was set up and their representatives were invited to participate in the data exchange and the consultations that followed, in order to discuss and approve the results of the project. The latter ones concerned the following deliverables:
DELIVERABLE 1: "Evolution of PSO subsidies regarding the transport sector in Greece", which presented the information resulting from the analysis of the data collected from the involved stakeholders.
DELIVERABLE 2: “PSO future demands for the transport sector in Greece”, which presented the methodology applied for the forecasting of the PSO needs (horizon 2017-2020), as well as proposals for the improvement of the PSO conditions.
Objectives: The project’s objective was to collect and process data concerning Public Service Obligations (PSO) by all stakeholders involved in their implementation. The ultimate objective was to assess the future need of PSO implementation and to form scenarios for the evolution of the PSO subsidies.
HIT key role and responsibilities: In cooperation with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, HIT has undertaken the collection of data. HIT also prepared the deliverables and participated in all the consultations with the stakeholders, presenting the results of the project.
Dr. Georgia Aifantopoulou
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