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Issue 2 2017

 

Smart Cities: Capitalising on emerging data

11 April 2017 | By

Consumer technology has radically changed the way people live their lives. Vernon Everitt, Managing Director for Customers, Communication and Technology at Transport for London (TfL) and Board Member of the Urban Transport Group’s Smart Futures group, explains here that the pace of change is phenomenal, and the potential for the…

Luxembourg’s multi-modal and sustainable mobility solutions

10 April 2017 | By

Because of its geographic location in Europe and its sustained demographic and economic growth, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is facing an increasingly urgent and unique mobility challenge. Exclusively for Intelligent Transport, Luxembourg’s Minister for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure, François Bausch, explains that the solution is to invest heavily in…

Efficient as a tram, flexible as a bus

10 April 2017 | By

Roger Kesteloot, Director General of De Lijn, explores the advantages of the tram bus as a mode of public transport when the construction of subway or tram infrastructure is not a feasible solution to reduce traffic congestion in cities.

Committed to the sustainable and smart mobility revolution

10 April 2017 | By

Across the transport industry, the need for technologically innovate modes of transport and a sustainable infrastructure that benefits not only its passengers, but the environment too, has long been clear. In this article for Intelligent Transport, Alain Vidalies, Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries for France, explains…

Tackling anti-social behaviour on buses with live CCTV technology

10 April 2017 | By

National Express West Midlands has installed 4G Ve motion CCTV units to its vehicles, helping Safer Travel police officers to target anti-social behaviour on buses in real-time. Mark Babington, Safety & Security Manager at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), explores the benefits of the technology and speaks with some colleagues…