Many would agree that delivering successful and reliable public transport is something of a juggling act. Carl Bjorklund from Skånetrafiken spoke to Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou about the authority’s approach to balancing the needs of different passengers, in different communities, in an integrated system that works for all.
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Although there has been a transport a division within the Denver Department of Public Works, January 2020 will see the new transport department take greater control of city-owned transit systems.
The Colombian capital of Bogotá is to receive a fleet of 379 electric buses, giving it the largest electric bus fleet on the continent.
The Madrid public transport operator, EMT, is developing the MaaS platform ‘MaaS Madrid’ which will offer mobility services to citizens in one unified application. Here, Enrique Diego Bernardo, Chief Technology Officer of EMT, explains how, for the first time, a city, administrative or public entity is leading such an initiative.
The OMNY contactless fare payment system accepts taps from bank cards issued in over 112 countries from six continents.
Delegates at the Intelligent Transport Conference 2019 took part in five roundtable discussions on a variety of themes, from the transport workforce to making MaaS work – here are the key discussion points from each one.
The first bus is expected to be rolled out in November 2019, with an additional 10 planned to come into service in 2020.
Fine Gael TD for Dublin North West, Noel Rock, has confirmed that the extension of the Luas to Finglas is in the ‘design and planning phase’ with a preferred route expected to be identified in 2020.
In a joint project between public transport operators, the National Entitlement Card Programme Office, Young Scot and Transport Scotland, all 16 types of public transport smartcards can now be used between transport modes.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the Active Commute Grant (ACG), which aims to encourage more developers to support those who adopt active commutes to work by providing more end-of-trip facilities.
For a fixed monthly fee, residents of Augsburg will have access to buses, trains, rental bikes and car sharing within the city.
A first for bus passengers in the UK, trials of ITSO Transit Hub’s mobile ticketing technology are currently underway with First Bus Glasgow rolling out the technology across its network.