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Ticket to Kyoto: 5 European partners, 1 goal

25 February 2011 | By GMPTE (Manchester), moBiel (Bielefeld), RATP (Paris), RET (Rotterdam) and STIB (Brussels)

Five European public transport companies have joined forces in a four-year project against climate change. With concrete energy saving measures they aim to introduce the principle of low CO2 emissions as the new standard for public transport companies. The name of the project: Ticket to Kyoto (T2K). Ticket to Kyoto…


RET embraces Enterprise Risk Management

18 January 2009 | By Will Franken RE CISA, Risk Manager, RET

In recent years, the legal structure for Dutch public transport companies has been changed drastically, transforming municipal services into private companies. Triggered by a Dutch government ruling that restricts public transport tenders to independent legal entities, RET decided to privatise as of 1 January 2007 (i.e. one public shareholder, non-transferable…


The Rotterdam Electric Tram (RET) and measures for socially safe public transport

6 October 2007 | By Beatrix Lourens, Head of Security at RET, and Krishna Baboelal, Area Manager

The RET never intended to play a role in the war on terrorism, but it did want to take preventive measures to ensure an adequate response in the event of a possible terrorist attack. In addition to its sound social safety policy, the RET also has an efficient organisation to…