Intelligent Transport Issue 2 2022’s Alternative Power In-Depth Focus features articles from the Antelope Valley Transit Authority and Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona discussing the work that is being undertaken across the globe to implement alternative power solutions within public transport networks in order to make travelling more sustainable and to…
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Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB)
In this issue of Intelligent Transport, we feature exclusive content from leading industry experts and thought leaders discussing: the importance of ensuring an optimum payment experience for public transport users; how MaaS will bring systematic change to mobility; and why the passenger must be prioritised in all decision-making.
TMB's new zero-emission bus is fuelled with approximately 20kg of hydrogen per day, from a newly launched supply plant in Zona Franca, and is the first of eight hydrogen buses set to be launched in the country.
In line with Barcelona’s goal of decarbonisation and sustainable mobility development, TMB will have up to 200 battery-powered electric and hydrogen fuel cell buses in its fleet by the end of 2023.
TMB and the Zona Franca Consortium are promoting hydrogen as the energy of new mobility, with TMB constructing a plant to supply energy to fuel cell buses.
The Barcelona City Council has announced its plans to implement temporary infrastructure to support the recovery of mobility once the coronavirus restrictions have been lifted.
The tour displays real-time visual content on the front window of the bus, creating what is said to be a unique tour experience for the passengers.
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.
The new vehicles – most of which are hybrids and electric – will make it possible to improve the city's air quality and the service provided to passengers whilst also creating more than 1,000 new jobs.
In a blog for Intelligent Transport, Graham Ellis looks at how authorities are redesigning the surface transport system in Barcelona as part of the city’s sustainable mobility plan for 2013-2018...