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A report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that now is the time to deploy new and greener technologies to ensure public transport becomes central to the "new normal".
The report, which aims to evaluate what the firm has already delivered and is planning to deliver in the future, will be released annually.
Docking station numbers have more than doubled in the last 10 years, with riders now having access to 781 docking stations and more than 12,000 bikes, with an additional 1,700 new bikes currently being added to the fleet.
Local Government and business leaders in the South East have called for an action plan to ensure that the ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles – which the British Government is consulting on bringing forward from 2040 to 2035 or earlier – is a success.
Researchers from Aston University have suggested that fleet route optimisation which imitates ant colony behaviour could be used to meet clean air targets and reduce fleet costs.
Larger trams to increase capacity have been introduced onto the Luas Finglas network in Dublin and a public consultation has been launched to gather views on new proposed routes.
The paper by the National Engineering Policy Centre outlined the complexities for public transport operators to find technological solutions to COVID-19 control with little evidence of their effectiveness.
The original contract, due to expire in August 2022, will now run until August 2026 and features the introduction of 15 new fully electric buses to the current fleet.
Telecom operators have been urged to come forward to develop suitable equipment to safely fix antennas onto overhead line equipment (OLE) in live rail environments.
Dott, TIER and Lime have been awarded a two year tender to operate 5,000 scooter devices each in the City of Paris.
Keolis, which will integrate 237 new employees to operate and maintain the bus service, has already begun changeover activities to ensure a smooth transition.
The operators have committed to higher levels of sustainability standards and practices across e-scooter manufacturing, operations, end of life and lifecycle emissions.
Greater Manchester leaders have detailed plans for its green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and to accelerate the region's 2038 zero carbon ambitions, including a Clean Air Plan and a set of minimum standards for taxi and private hire services.
The Council met to discuss global coronavirus measures put in place on public transport, as well as future scenarios for the Dubai transport sector.