Robin O’Hara, Executive Officer in charge of TAP Customer Experience at LA Metro, tells Intelligent Transport how the operator is piloting wearable fare media for its customers, and how an extension of the pilot could have ease-of-access benefits across various user demographics.
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Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona is trialling the installation of new real-time information screens on one of the busiest lines of the metro, which aims to allow passengers to make informed decisions about which cars to board.
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.
The new Franklin station is located between Placer, Nathaniel Cox and Centenario streets, in the commune of Santiago.
The automated metro network carries more than 400,000 passengers daily, and is forecast to carry one million passengers per day in the future.
Nexus introduced ticket machines that accept card and contactless payments, as well as notes and coins, in 2013.
Total rail ridership was recorded as 182 million trips for 2019, compared to 175 million in 2018 - an increase of four per cent.
After the launch of a new fare scheme, demand for personalised ticket types on the Barcelona metro have almost doubled compared to the same period in 2019.
Using drones is said to enable a precise and fast inspection of the condition of assets, saving inspection time, enabling accessibility to arduous spots and generating highly accurate reports about the condition of tunnels.
According to the National Transport Authority (NTA), the figures indicate a positive response from members of the travelling public to investment in public transport in recent years.
A metro revolution is underway in Sydney, with the New South Wales capital home to the biggest urban rail infrastructure investment in Australian history. For Intelligent Transport, Jon Lamonte, CEO of Sydney Metro, explains how greater capacity and rail connectivity is providing more opportunities and better experiences to the city’s…
The Trackside Radio Networks solution provides passengers a seamless, high speed WiFi connection throughout their journey, including when travelling through tunnels or under bridges.
The project is designed to reduce travel times between Parramatta and the Sydney central business district (CBD) down to approximately 20 minutes.