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Urban public transport developments in MENA

20 June 2016 | By Amr Ramadan, Senior Research and Partnership Officer, UITP MENA Centre for Transport Excellence

Despite political and financial instability, in an effort to combat endemic congestion and environmental challenges, cities across the Middle East and North Africa are still pushing forward with mass public transport projects including BRT, metro, light-rail and cable car transport. Most cities have laid out urban mobility plans to make…


Alstom and Qatar Rail reveal Lusail tram design

20 April 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport

Alstom and Qatar Rail have unveiled the design of the new Citadis Lusail tram which will operate on the city’s 4-line tramway network.


Report reveals growth in world’s busiest metro networks

5 November 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Intelligent Transport

According to a report commissioned by UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, Asian cities rank top in possessing the world’s largest and busiest metro networks. The UITP report entitled ‘World Metro Figures’ observes the current state of the World’s metro networks and highlights potential future developments. The report shows…


China invests in Tehran Metro

19 October 2010 | By Dubai Metro

The deputy mayor of Tehran for financial and administrative affairs says China has invested in the Tehran subway system through a deal to provide 250 million euros in financing for the Sadeqieh subway station project...