For the latest instalment of Intelligent Transport’s exclusive ‘The people behind the wheel’ series, M.J. Maynard, CEO of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, discusses her role in overseeing an agency that combines public transit, metropolitan planning and traffic management, while reflecting on her unconventional journey from the hospitality…
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STM and its metropolitan partners are setting a new standard in accessibility with their new inclusive mobility plan, empowering individuals with functional limitations to navigate public transportation independently.
Intelligent Transport Advisory Board member, Carol Schweiger, discusses the benefits and challenges of implementing new payment technologies in public transport systems, such as mobile fare payment and contactless payment readers, while highlighting the importance of ensuring that these technologies are user-friendly and accessible to all passengers, including those who may…
For Intelligent Transport, Neil Shah, IT & Digital Director at Arriva UK Trains, discusses the challenges of implementing fully integrated smart ticketing networks, and highlights the potential that data-driven insights have in informing strategic decision-making for transport authorities and operators.
As part of its efforts towards a more sustainable future, South Australia is accelerating the transition to eco-friendly transportation, with innovative hybrid trains, hydrogen-powered buses and electric vehicles.
In order to enhance convenience and streamline journeys, the Ontario government has introduced credit and debit card usage on the Toronto Transit Commission and other local transit services.
USDOT's investment of $13.4 million seeks to re-shape local planning around transit hubs, fostering sustainable, well-connected and inclusive communities through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning.
BART's Sustainability Report highlights its commitment to sustainability in regional travel, focusing on reducing carbon emissions and adopting eco-friendly practices, offering Bay Area residents a greener alternative to cars.
With a strategic plan to retrofit stations gradually over the next year, WMATA aims to bolster community respect for the transit system and foster a more inclusive transportation experience for all passengers.
CTA approves the $25.6 million renovation of Austin Green Line station, ensuring full accessibility for individuals with mobility devices through lift installation and other improvements.
TfL selects 10 London Underground stations for step-free access review, aiming to improve public transport accessibility in the capital and address gaps identified by customer feedback.
The UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2023 in Barcelona gathered urban mobility professionals from 110 countries, showcasing the latest innovations in the sector, while setting the stage for future advancements.
Transport for West Midlands has launched a new partnership to develop an innovative travel app, simplifying journey planning, providing real-time information and promoting sustainable transport options.
TfL and KeolisAmey Docklands will trial the NaviLens technology at four DLR stations, working alongside on-board Passenger Service Agents to enhance accessibility and serve customers with diverse needs.
With improved capacity, these state-of-the-art trains promise Londoners more frequent, reliable and comfortable journeys from 2024, while supporting the growth of new homes and jobs across the city.