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Issue 6 2016

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Nottingham’s heart beats with electric buses

30 November 2016 | By , ,

In 2012 the UK’s Nottingham City Council commenced a six year project to convert its whole tendered ‘Linkbus’ fleet to fully electric buses. The Electric Bus Project has been delivered in close partnership with Nottingham Community Transport, following the award of operating tenders. Here, project colleagues Andy Gibbons, Ian Combellack…

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Alternative Power Supplement 2016

30 November 2016 | By

Keolis' Hanna Björk and Per-Erik Lund discuss ElectriCity: Gothenburg’s exciting electric bus project, with Nottingham’s heart beating with electric buses. The zero emissions race: the epic industry hurdles ahead is covered by Arriva's Kyle Testo and James Higlett, and UK takes big strides toward clean solutions for bus as digital…

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Passengers with reduced mobility can benefit from Internet protocol-based communication services

30 November 2016 | By Lars Schnieder & Anna-Maria Ademeit, German Aerospace Center’s Institute of Transportation System

Public transportation and reliable mobility is of utmost importance in our society – both in urban and rural areas. During planning and the realisation of public transportation services every user group and their specific requirements must be carefully considered. Public transport operators are committed to ensuring a barrier-free public transportation…

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Safety & Security Supplement 2016

30 November 2016 | By

Kevin Hargreaves discusses TfGM’s Control Centre and integrated transport management; Making public transport safe and accessible for people living with vision impairments and London Underground’s Escalator Passenger Safety Strategy – making passengers safer is covered by Phil Harley...

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ITS deployment in Bulgarian urban areas

30 November 2016 | By ,

In this article Christina Nikolova from the University of National and World Economy (UNWE) and Marta Klisurova from the Transport Research Institute, outline the requirements needed to develop and deploy Intelligent Transport Systems in Bulgarian cities and highlight that although progress has been made, there is still much to do.