The Association of Paneuropean Coach terminal e. V. (APC), has the task to examine all
the touring bus traffic aspects European-wide and to offer relevant recommendations.
The APC makes proposals for solutions, in order to promote the progress of
this public service sector in the interest of all involved, in social, economic-technical and
independent way.
In the context of this purpose APC sets itself the following country-spread goals: 


- increase public awareness of coach traffic in connection with promoting of tourism and  
  encouraging of economic development;


- set up of a central information system for coach-traffic;


- influencing security and casement of traffic carry-out by
  speeding-up border crossing;


- removal and construction of new coach service areas;


- creation of homogenous traffic management systems for coaches;


- harmonisation of service standards at coach terminals;


- central management of statistical data concerning to coach traffic;


- co-operation with public authorities (especially covered traffic);


- extension and utilisation of the central information system as a central booking- and
  reservation-system.