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Issue 6 2013



Ticketing supplement 2013

17 December 2013 | By

ITSO-compliant ticketing takes another step forwardNew vehicles and ticketing technology enhance bus transport in CoventryGiving passengers what they wantThe CNA – proud to be the frontrunning initiator


Intense investments to enhance the quality of services

16 December 2013 | By Ján Počiatek, Minister of Transport, Construction and Regional Development, Slovakia

The debate about transport is always a complex one. Transport is such an integral part of our everyday life and we all consider ourselves experts – we think we know best which new road project should have priority, how the rail timetable should be improved, and we think we know…


Sofia – a city in motion

16 December 2013 | By Evgeni Krussev, International Projects Expert, the Sofia Urban Mobility Centre

Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria and the biggest administrative, cultural and economic centre of the country. The population of Sofia is approximately 1.3 million inhabitants and its territory is 1,311km2. The organisation, management, supervision and finance of Sofia public transport as an integrated process are assigned to the Sofia…


Running efficient public transport in Pilsen

16 December 2013 | By Michal Kraus, General Manager, PMDP

Pilsen is the fourth-largest city in the Czech Republic. A strong industrial, commercial, cultural and administrative centre, the city holds a dominant position in western Bohemia...


Taking action to cater for all groups of passengers

16 December 2013 | By Damjan Kregar, Transport Operations Senior Manager, LPP

The city of Ljubljana is the capital of Slovenia and has approximately 260,000 inhabitants. But in the Ljubljana Urban Region (LUR), the number of inhabitants is much higher. The LUR covers 9% of Slovenian territory and around 20% of the entire Slovenian urban population. Alongside the Municipality of Ljubljana (MOL)…


Congestion tax enforcement can lead to benefits

16 December 2013 | By Emma Hermansson, Project Manager Congestion Tax, Transportstyrelsen

Congestion tax was enforced in Gothenburg on 1 January 2013 and was made in collaboration between the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Swedish Transport Agency (Transportstyrelsen). With a budget of 950 million SEK the project was a huge challenge. Emma Hermansson from Transportstyrelsen was in charge of the joint…


Public transport innovation: changing structures to achieve ambitious targets

16 December 2013 | By Ivo Cre, Senior Project Manager, Polis and TIDE Coordinator, Tamas Matrai, Project Manager, BKK Centre for Budapest Transport and Marcin Wolek, TIDE Public Transport Activities Leader, University of Gdansk

The Transport Innovation Deployment for Europe project – also known as TIDE1 – looks at 15 innovative measures that can change European cities. Innovation is not only technological: smart policies and institutional reform can create the perfect environment for urban transport improvements. Public transport organisation is one of the areas…