This issue of Intelligent Transport is full of exclusive content from leading industry experts, including: what the future holds for sustainable urban transport; why it’s time to address the gender imbalance in the transport industry; and whether or not e-scooter sharing can serve short transit trips in Singapore; as well…
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Uber has informed customers that it will continue to be a legal requirement to wear a face covering on its services, despite restrictions around mask-wearing in England ending today.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed that masks will remain mandatory on all TfL services beyond 19 July, when it will not be a legal requirement to wear a face covering in England.
As the world continues to grow and urbanise, many cities will face transportation challenges. How can cities effectively manage the moving of large masses of people from one place to the next?
Debate has been sparked within the transport industry among politicians, local authorities, and unions alike, as face coverings look set to be ditched as a legal requirement in England.
A look into how government leaders have been able to change drivers’ behaviour and improve safety for workers, without risking lives of law enforcement officers.
TfL has updated its Tfl Go app to include more accurate crowdedness information for its stations, as Londoners return to the city’s transport network with restrictions easing.
Transport for Wales will install the machines at more than 80 per cent of its stations across its network after the high-profile use of one on Christian Eriksen during Euro 2020.
New York’s MTA has undertaken a successful pop-up vaccination trial, in which it offers all New Yorkers and those visiting the city the chance to be immunised.
Conduent Transportation can help cities address immediate needs by using curbside technologies to monitor and mitigate viral spread, providing economic relief to constituents, and mitigating a path for municipal revenue recovery.
Occupancy data and incentives such as discounted fares are options bus operators could utilise in order to entice passengers back onto buses according to Transport Focus.
Transit Ambassadors will help welcome and reassure travellers back onto Chicago’s transit network, while the CTA has also announced it’s dropping capacity limits on its buses and trains.
With the public remaining sceptical on the rollout of e-scooters across the UK, TIER Vice President Fred Jones explains the steps his company is taking to make its vehicles safe for all road users, and with that win over some hearts and minds during London’s e-scooter trial.