Transport for Wales (TfW), Keolis and Amey have reached an agreement which will lead to the implementation of a new financing and operational model.
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Without continued financial backing from the UK Government, the paper suggests there is a real potential for ‘rapid and deep cuts’ to bus services and temporary closure of light rail systems.
The emergency measures will be in place from July to the end of September and will support services throughout this period.
The funding is being allocated to improve and expand public transit services, and aid in the nation's COVID-19 recovery.
The ultimate goal of the track project is to design an affordable trackform that can be easily removed, reduce impact on utilities and existing infrastructure, and save hundreds of thousands of pounds.
A number of initiatives, including bus and light rail infrastructure improvements and accelerating the city’s bus fleet target to be zero-emission, have been launched in LA to combat the climate crisis.
Tram and light rail systems are available in 392 cities around the world, with more than half of them (204) in Europe, according to UITP.
The network has expanded into seven of the 10 Greater Manchester boroughs, as well as a second city crossing with a new stop at Exchange Square and fully refurbished stops at Deansgate Castlefield and St Peter’s Square.
Intelligent Transport’s Sam Mehmet caught up with Johan C. Haveland, Director of Passenger Transportation at the Bybanen Bergen light rail, at the Intelligent Transport Conference 2019, to find out more about the prospect of Bergen, Norway becoming home to Europe’s first autonomous light rail system.
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 Mobilinx Consortium has been awarded a contract worth €3.15 billion for the Hurontario Light Rail Project in Toronto, Canada.
The proposed investment will increase spending on infrastructure by 70 per cent over current levels.
The Ministry of Railways Development (MORD) in Ghana and a Consortium of companies are to carry out a feasibility study on the development of a light-rail system in the suburbs and centre of Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti region in southern Ghana.
Due to include new tramways, bus lanes, and trambus route, the new tramway project will see Quebec more connected than ever before.
In a bid to provide sustainable transportation to the people of Songjiang, Keolis is expanding its light rail operations.