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Issue 2 2016

 

Issue #2 2016 – Digital version

3 May 2016 | By

Just some of the features in this issue include a Foreword from Pascal Smet, Minister of Mobility & Public Works, Brussels; How intermodal travel is benefitting Manchester, London, Copenhagen, Umeå and Brussels; Luc Bioul and Luc Derie of STIB illustrate Belgium’s Metro new line construction, existing line conversion and signalling…

CCTV & Control Rooms 2016

3 May 2016 | By

Tomás Melero explains how CITRAM is revolutionising the traditional concept of public transport management; Eduardo Hernandez Ledesma discusses intelligent image analysis; and Thomas Kritzer looks at CCTV as a multipurpose tool...

Intermodality supplement 2016

3 May 2016 | By

Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen discusses multi-modal travel promoted by public transport authorities; Peter Boulton looks at the delivery of effective and functional interchanges in Greater Manchester; and Ian Hall asks whether intermodality is a key element for urban mobility strategies...

European Bus Forum 2016 – Event Preview

3 May 2016 | By

We preview this year's European Bus Forum, where leading figures will showcase their vision and expertise, plus debate funding, regulation, scheduling and service design, BRT and DRT systems and passenger demand and expectations...

Brussels: from a city for cars to a city for people…

3 May 2016 | By

Brussels needs a new balance. We need to move from being a city for cars to a city for people. There’s no denying that Brussels has too many cars. Urban planning dating back to the 1950s and 1960s placed cars centrally in the city’s design. Over the last couple of…

Brussels is modernising and extending its metro network

3 May 2016 | By

370 million journeys are undertaken each year in the Belgian capital and year on year increasing use is being made of the buses, trams and metros belonging to the Brussels Public Transport Company (STIB). In order to keep up with the ever increasing number of travellers – and continue to…

The importance of public transport in Latin America

3 May 2016 | By

A quick walk through the centre of any large Latin American city will be enough to establish who rules the urban space. While approximately 100 million cars (one for every five people) are used on a daily basis, public transport has been losing ground each year. Users frequently experience inadequate…

SIMON Project – an ICT platform for mobility impaired people

3 May 2016 | By

People with mild or severe disabilities – either temporary or permanent – represent almost 80 million people in the EU. That equates to one in six citizens facing different attitudinal and environmental barriers that prevent them from fully participating in society and the economy. In particular, access to transport and…