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.
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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.
Approximately 25 million journeys in and around London are allegedly made using contactless every week, with one in five using a mobile device, and the new feature aims to reduce congestion at payment barriers.
Driver training is of paramount importance to transport operators, but in an industry with very little downtime, how can they do this efficiently while ensuring that everyone gets the most out of the experience? Thomas Kritzer and Ralph Fromwald at Wiener Linien explain how technological advances are changing the way training…
More than 368 million Hopper journeys have been made since its launch .
Dubai Metro proves to be the biggest carrier across the city's boost in passenger numbers, which the RTA attributes to its drive to offer integrated and smooth transit solutions in the emirate.
74 green economy initiatives form part of Dubai's strategy to optimise resources and energy, with a focus on driving public transport with green and sustainably fuelled vehicles.
New bidirectional trams operated by Skånetrafiken, will have modern low floors and will have a specific focus on passenger accessibility.
A loan of over €50 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the Czech Republic will see urban public transport improved across the city of Plzeň.
Passengers will simply be required to touch-in and touch-out at tram stops without the need to buy a ticket or download an app.
As Dubai continues to grow as a metropolitan hub, Intelligent Transport discusses the urban mobility scene in Dubai with His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
With passenger numbers on the up and the constraints this puts on capacity, control rooms are put under increasing pressure. Thomas Kritzer, Head of the Tramway Operations Division at Wiener Linien, explains how digitalisation can help, with intelligent assistants stepping in to do what humans can’t.
Passengers can now plan their public transport journey with real-time information and end-to-end directions directly from the Uber app.
The trial aims to advance the understanding of the role that MaaS can play in improving the experience of using multimodal transport services.