The UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2023 in Barcelona gathered urban mobility professionals from 110 countries, showcasing the latest innovations in the sector, while setting the stage for future advancements.
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As part of its commitment to become an all-electric bus company by the 2030s and to improve the passenger experience, Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein has placed an order for up to 350 new electric buses.
The new partnership will provide Bolt users with access to its scooters and e-bikes via Jelbi's mobility app and will allow them to plan their journeys, while combining micro-mobility services with public transport.
Following a 500 per cent increase in scooter use, Bolt's new €150 million investment will allow it to further scale its micro-mobility operations and enhance rider experience.
Sensor technology has been deployed in Hamburg to test whether traffic lights can be optimised to reduce wait times for all road users, while also protecting the most vulnerable on the city’s streets.
The tender is said to be the largest to date for electric buses in Germany.
Along with a driver, passengers will be allowed on board towards the end of summer 2020 as part of the second phase of trials.
The Senate of Hamburg is enforcing that, as of 2020, all buses bought by local carriers should be electric zero-emission vehicles…