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.
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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.
JTMT has awarded the TransJerusalem J-Net consortium a €1.8 billion contract for the development and expansion of the Jerusalem light rail network.
New bidirectional trams operated by Skånetrafiken, will have modern low floors and will have a specific focus on passenger accessibility.
The people mover will run every three minutes, gets to Birmingham Airport in six minutes and provides transport for 2,100 passengers per hour meaning more people will benefit from the development.
A piece of research by Masabi on mass transit riders and the key factors impacting public transport ridership highlights the emerging urban mobility ecosystem.