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.
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7 November 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
Latvian public transport operator Rigas Satiksme has signed an agreement with Solaris for delivery of ten low-floor hydrogen-powered trolleybuses.
7 March 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport
The German city of Esslingen am Neckar has welcomed the first of four Solaris trolleybus Trollino’s which operate independently from overhead wire power.
17 December 2015 | By Metodi Avramov, Marketing Director of the Sofia Urban Mobility Centre
Sofia’s public transport was significantly developed in the years 2007-2013, with the introduction of extended metro lines, rolling stock and traffic management systems. Following the success of these changes, Metodi Avramov, Marketing Director of the Sofia Urban Mobility Centre, discusses how the Bulgarian capital city is now focusing on improving…
31 October 2011 | By Roland Bonzon, CEO, TPG
As previously announced in Intelligent Transport Issue 5 2010, after several years of feasibility studies, preparation and finally construction, travellers in Geneva will be able to benefit from tram line 14 and its new 6.5km extension to Bernex. At the same time, a major re-organisation of the tram and bus…
15 December 2010 | By Adrian Criţ, General Manager, RATB
We all know that providing mobility in a capital city implies high energy consumption, which has negative effects on the quality of the environment. Therefore, the current European transport strategies promote alternatives to private cars, such as public transport vehicles, walking and cycling. In this respect, RATB has focused on…
15 December 2010 | By Leons Bemhens, Chairman of the Board, Rīgas satiksme
Riga’s public transport has undergone significant changes in recent years. The electronic payment system has been introduced successfully, and after the renovation of the bus fleet, tram and trolleybus renovations have now started, accompanied by modernisation of the infrastructure. Transfer to e-ticket The 1 March 2009 was a remarkable day…