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Local, State government Eyeing BRT Project as Future of Local Transportation

Local, State government Eyeing BRT Project as Future of Local Transportation

🕔13:13, 15.Feb 2016

The last obstacle to construction of a Broad Street-centered bus rapid transit service was cleared last week when Richmond City Council approved the $50 million project, billed by advocates as the spine around which the bones of a true regional

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Stop the Accidents – Now

Stop the Accidents – Now

🕔15:42, 12.Feb 2016

Almost 26,000 people lost their lives in road accidents in Europe in 2014[1]. This is almost as many as the year before and some distance from the annual decrease of 6.7 per cent that would lead to the EU target of

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Modelling public transport in the era of ITS

Modelling public transport in the era of ITS

🕔13:17, 16.Dec 2015

A new textbook explains for the first time how the effect of ITS technologies on passenger behaviour in public transport can be modelled. New technologies are constantly appearing on the market for intelligent transport systems. However, until now it was

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Smart ticketing rollout brings better journeys to north east

Smart ticketing rollout brings better journeys to north east

🕔12:04, 4.Nov 2015

A new smart card that will provide easier, cheaper journeys to passengers in the north east was launched (2 November 2015) by Transport Minister Andrew Jones. The Pop Pay As You Go card is the first of its kind outside

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Successful pilot scheme gives passengers more smart card top-up options

Successful pilot scheme gives passengers more smart card top-up options

🕔15:06, 29.Oct 2015

21st Century Technology’s Passenger Information team has developed a new ticket collection device for use at bus stops and shelters along key bus routes in the Midlands.  The devices allow passengers to collect their on-line top-ups and ticket purchases made

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BENTELER Engineering Services presents retrofitting program “Electric-Retrofit“

BENTELER Engineering Services presents retrofitting program “Electric-Retrofit“

🕔11:12, 21.Oct 2015

BENTELER Engineering Services, development partner with engineering experience across various market segments, has presented its program “Electric-Retrofit” at the trade show “Busworld” in Kortrijk. Turning buses with diesel engines into electrically driven vehicles is an attractive alternative to buying new

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Masabi and Transit App partner to create integrated urban mobility experience for transit and payments

Masabi and Transit App partner to create integrated urban mobility experience for transit and payments

🕔11:00, 8.Oct 2015

Masabi, a global provider of transit mobile ticketing and innovative fare collection services, and Transit App, the North American urban transport application, this week announced a partnership to simplify the transit experience through a mutual integration, providing a seamless link

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Ericsson demonstrates Automated Networked Transport at ITS World Congress

Ericsson demonstrates Automated Networked Transport at ITS World Congress

🕔11:02, 2.Oct 2015

At ITS World Congress, held in Bordeaux, France, from October 5 to 9, 2015, will demonstrate its ability to enhance the efficiency, safety and environmental performance of the transport sector. Among the Ericsson exhibits on display will be Automated Networked

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Record number of new apprentices taken on by TfL

Record number of new apprentices taken on by TfL

🕔11:55, 11.Sep 2015

Transport for London (TfL) has taken on a record 156 apprentices this month as it continues to invest in the next generation of transport professionals. The new intake brings the total number of apprenticeships created by TfL and its supply

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Climate-smart cities could save the world $22tn, say economists

Climate-smart cities could save the world $22tn, say economists

🕔15:10, 10.Sep 2015

Putting cities on a course of smart growth – with expanded public transit, energy-saving buildings, and better waste management – could save as much as $22tn and avoid the equivalent in carbon pollution of India’s entire annual output of greenhouse

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