Many would agree that delivering successful and reliable public transport is something of a juggling act. Carl Bjorklund from Skånetrafiken spoke to Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou about the authority’s approach to balancing the needs of different passengers, in different communities, in an integrated system that works for all.
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The partnership aims to challenge obstacles that blind/low vision passengers face when using public transport by connecting them with trained professionals for assistance.
UK transport start-ups and SMEs have been invited to collaborate with The Go-Ahead Group for the latest programme of its innovation lab to help small businesses grow and develop their solutions for passengers.
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has confirmed that the extension of the Luas to Finglas is in the ‘design and planning phase’ with a preferred route expected to be identified in 2020.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the Active Commute Grant (ACG), which aims to encourage more developers to support those who adopt active commutes to work by providing more end-of-trip facilities.
With around 50 per cent of public transport journeys made on buses, this funding aims to ensure that all passengers can board more buses with greater confidence, knowing where they are and when to get off.
Vodafone is set to become the first UK network operator to pilot 4G connectivity in tunnels and at station platforms on the eastern end of the Jubilee line.
Matthias Maedge, IRU’s General Delegate to the EU, explores how innovation is shaping the safety of current and future road systems, and the challenges that must be overcome in order for the industry to progress.
Figures reveal that MTA ridership has increased across subways, buses, LIRR and Metro-North, with on-time performance improving across the board.
The move aims to ensure taxi drivers are compliant with the ethical and professional principles of their business, and offers another degree of safety for riders.
The living lab will test a host of potential new accessibility features for the New York subway, including physcial and digital wayfinding.