Speaking with Intelligent Transport, Stefania Di Serio, Partnership & Alliance Manager, Transportation Division of Almaviva, and a participant in UITP and the World Bank’s #PT4ME campaign, discusses women’s roles within the public transport sector...
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16 March 2018 | By Jeremy Long - MTR Corporation
Hong Kong’s South Island Line, and its first year of operation, has been widely recognised as a resounding success. Jeremy Long, CEO – European Business, MTR Corporation, believes the UK and Europe, who are busy transforming their own public transport infrastructures, should look to the South Island Line as an…
14 March 2018 | By Dr. Tom Voege
Depending on the deployment model for highly automated vehicles, wider impacts of automation may radically reshape transport demand or change the nature of the existing demand, says Dr. Tom Voege, Policy Analyst at International Transport Forum.
As part of the #PT4ME campaign, an initiative launched at IT-TRANS by UITP and the World Bank, Intelligent Transport spoke to Clara Jakubik, Learning & Development Group Director and General Manager of Keolis Institute, about diversifying the public transit space and why communication on women’s issues is vital to encouraging…
13 March 2018 | By Niccolò Panozzo
Very few solutions currently exist that measure, account for and integrate cycling mobility into a city’s ITS ecosystem, yet cities cannot afford to lose bicycles as methods of urban transportation. Niccolò Panozzo, Development Officer at the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), says they are too efficient, sustainable and economically beneficial to…
12 March 2018 | By Stuart Pearson - Capital Law
Stuart Pearson, an Associate in the Construction, Energy & Projects team at Capital Law, discusses the future of our cities in view of the exponential growth of innovative transport firms, including Uber, Lyft and Zipcar…
12 March 2018 | By Arnaud Julien - Keolis
Following Keolis’ partnership with IVADO, Arnaud Julien, Innovation and Digital Director at Keolis, discusses how the business is using big data to drive innovation and offer passengers a more tailored transport network for tomorrow.
8 March 2018 | By Eduardo Hernandez Ledesma
Eduardo Hernandez Ledesma, Head of Safety & Security at Metro Bilbao, explains how the European Commission-funded eVACUATE project used technology to develop efficient, effective information sharing in emergency situations for both staff and passengers alike.
7 March 2018 | By Odile Thibault, Sophie Paquette - Réseau de transport métropolitain
Public transit users in the Montréal metropolitan area now have access to a mobile application called Chrono. Sophie Paquette – Director of STI Innovation, RTM and Odile Thibault of RTM, discuss how the app helps to provide streamlined journeys to its users with continual real-time information, whilst enabling public transport…
While Vienna has developed its public transportation systems and accompanying infrastructure tremendously in recent years, the term ‘smart city’ has encouraged further debate on urban mobility. Gregory Telepak, Technical Officer and Project Manager, and Alexander Scholz, Junior Expert in Mobility, both from the Vienna City Administration, detail Vienna’s plans to…
2 March 2018 | By Paul Vorster - ITS South Africa
Big data has many applications worldwide, so harnessing it to improve transport operations in South African cities – and other cities on the continent – hasn’t been lost on transport authorities, ITS engineers and data scientists, explains Dr Paul Vorster, CEO of the Intelligent Transport Society South Africa.
28 February 2018 | By Intelligent Transport
Data collection, aggregation and analysis is changing how transport companies offer and run their services, from route planning and last-mile services, to payments and planning city infrastructure. Find out how data is being used across the world to make urban transit more accessible and efficient.
28 February 2018 | By Intelligent Transport
Secretary General of UITP, Mohamed Mezghani talks to Intelligent Transport about his plans for his first year in the position and how innovative digitalisation will continue to impact the transport industry...
27 February 2018 | By Intelligent Transport
Ticketing and payment schemes and solutions are constantly evolving along with the technology that makes them possible. Find out how mobile apps are now a major part of making public transport usage a seamless travel experience, but also why passenger experience must be at the heart of their development.
26 February 2018 | By Luke Antoniou (Intelligent Transport)
For better or worse, the car changed mobility forever. Now, as the tide begins to turn against car ownership in favour of mobility services, private and public transport companies are jointly responsible for increasing ridership levels.