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TMaaS: a revolution in urban traffic management

28 August 2018 | By , ,

The Traffic Management-as-a-Service project team – Sophie Gillaerts, Team Leader at City of Ghent, Evert Gellynck, Traffic Engineer at TMaaS partner Be-Mobile, and Prof. Dr. Ir. Sidharta Gautama, Business Developer at UGent Innovation Centre for Intelligent Information Processing (i-KNOW) – talk about the project's implementation and challenges.


Efficient as a tram, flexible as a bus

10 April 2017 | By Roger Kesteloot, Director General of De Lijn

Roger Kesteloot, Director General of De Lijn, explores the advantages of the tram bus as a mode of public transport when the construction of subway or tram infrastructure is not a feasible solution to reduce traffic congestion in cities.


Trambus test runs begin on streets of Brussels before entering service in 2019

24 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport

Flemish public transport company De Lijn has begun initial Trambus test runs on a future route which will commence in 2019. The Trambus test programme will commence on a planned route from Jette to Brussels Airport via Vilvoorde. The trial will determine what changes are needed to existing infrastructure in…


CAF to supply 43 units for Brussels Metro

8 August 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport

Brussels public transport operator Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (MIVB/STIB) has awarded a 12 year framework contract for the supply of units for the Brussels Metro to CAF.


Brussels: from a city for cars to a city for people…

3 May 2016 | By Pascal Smet, Minister of Mobility and Public Works, Brussels

Brussels needs a new balance. We need to move from being a city for cars to a city for people. There’s no denying that Brussels has too many cars. Urban planning dating back to the 1950s and 1960s placed cars centrally in the city’s design. Over the last couple of…


Brussels is modernising and extending its metro network

3 May 2016 | By Luc Bioul and Luc Derie, STIB

370 million journeys are undertaken each year in the Belgian capital and year on year increasing use is being made of the buses, trams and metros belonging to the Brussels Public Transport Company (STIB). In order to keep up with the ever increasing number of travellers – and continue to…