Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, Ken Skates, has announced that £30 million will be allocated to improve public transport networks in Wales, such as metro projects, bus congestion and walking and cycling infrastructure.
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Celebrating its 85th birthday, Roman Latypov, First Deputy CEO for Strategy and Client Work at Moscow Metro, takes a look back at how the network has remained resilient through difficult times and continued to expand, all whilst maintaining an essential service for the people of Moscow.
Bosses at nextbike, Cardiff Bus and Passenger stated that they believe this move offers essential workers travelling around the city now - and the passengers of the future post-lockdown - more options to control their journeys.
A collaborative research project has come to the conclusion that now is the time for Victoria to plan for significant growth and technological change.
Kjell-Erik B. Eilertsen, Senior Principle Engineer at the Norwegian Railway Directorate, spoke to Intelligent Transport about the complexities that come with satisfying the different needs, requirements and approaches of different actors at regional, governmental and European levels when it comes to Norway’s ticketing.
The Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Lydia Peeters, has announced that no less than €2.2 billion will be provided in 2020 to boost infrastructure and mobility across Belgium.
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.
In order to safeguard services in the future, the package will also see the reintroduction of fares on buses, the reinstatement of the congestion charge and the temporary suspension of some discount fare options.
Lewis Clark, Executive Director of Customer Payment Services at Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW), details the organisation’s roll out of a new ticketing system, Opal, and the benefits it brings for their customers.
Unite made its call following pictures and reports of overcrowded buses in London on the day that more workers were told they could return to work.
UITP Europe has brought together more than 80 CEOs and city representatives to call for the urban public transport sector to be included in the EU’s COVID-19 recovery plan.
The advice sets out that if people cannot work from home, they should first consider alternatives to public transport, but if this is unavoidable they must follow a set of safety recommendations.
The Authority announced that it saved up to 102 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent through over 40 sustainability projects and initiatives in 2019.
In keeping with plans on the national rail network, TfL has stated that it is working to safely and gradually build up service levels to where they were before the pandemic and will return the number of buses and trains running to as close to 100 per cent as soon…