Scandinavia, and particularly Sweden, appears to be leading the way in designing bespoke ticketing systems entirely in-house. Intelligent Transport spoke with Jonathan Bernhardt, Product Owner at Region Uppsala, about the region’s approach to creating its own system within the context of Sweden’s new national ticketing standard.
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Nomad Digital has secured a contract to deploy on-board passenger Wi-Fi for operators of the Öresundstrain in Denmark and Sweden.
Government ministers are to meet to discuss new steps to halve road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030.
Lime first launched in Sweden in November 2018 and has since achieved over one million rides saving approximately 31 metric tonnes of CO2.
The bank card payment option has opened in Trelleborg and Hässleholm, and the roll-out will reportedly continue throughout Skåne, including the largest city of the region, Malmö, in early 2020.
The project, which is giving a 'second life' to batteries, aims to be a step towards circular economy in e-mobility, creating new commercial possibilities for companies.
Many would agree that delivering successful and reliable public transport is something of a juggling act. Carl Bjorklund from Skånetrafiken spoke to Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou about the authority’s approach to balancing the needs of different passengers, in different communities, in an integrated system that works for all.
The project is designed to increase journey efficiency as EV drivers would have to stop less frequently to charge at charging points.
MTR created the app using a 4,000-strong passenger survey together with in-depth analysis of travel patterns and traffic disruptions.
Volvo Buses is taking part in a research project in which used electric bus batteries get a second lease of life as solar energy storage units.
In Gothenburg, Sweden, 14 partners from industry, academia and society are working together to develop, test and demonstrate new solutions for the future of public transport. The collaboration goes by the name ElectriCity, and here, Stefan Eglinger, Director General at the Urban Transport Administration in the City of Gothenburg, explains…
The demand for better test facilities is increasing rapidly as the automotive industry questions whether self-driving technology is ready to test on public roads.
The magnitude of transport’s social dimension is becoming increasingly clear - mobility shapes lives and prospects. It is vital that transport systems are environmentally friendly, inclusive, efficient, and centred on meeting diverse user needs. Yet how can this be accomplished?
The new autonomous bus, based on Volvo’s commercially produced electric city bus, has been modified for safer and more comfortable travel…