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New Transit
World
What characterizes the TTC style of intermodal hubs and makes it distinct from other transit system hubs? ¦  Weather protected connections... continue
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World Lead Story
Kenneth Lin
M ost public transit users in urban areas do not just take individual bus and rail services. They use “the system.” And that means... continue
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Technology News
Personal Rapid Transit is still seen by some as the futuristic daydream of ‘spaceage’ writers and film makers, but to others it’s a... continue
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Viewpoint
Jonathan Raper
An invitation to contribute to New Transit from my perspective as an information and systems design specialist came just as Britain’s transport... continue
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Cover Story Detail
David Crawford
Scotland is giving top-level status to the role of public authorities in promoting better passenger information. In a pioneering collaboration,... continue
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Projects
Relatively short connections in the transport network can have a disproportionate significance in both addressing end-to-end journey requirements,... continue
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World Lead Story
More significant transfers of responsibility for European public transport services have been taking place this summer as the competitive marketplace... continue
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World
Britain’s tramway systems lag behind those in mainland Europe but at least some are growing. Six new trams at London Tramlink have enabled... continue
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Environment Lead Story
The future of public transport in Britain will be more electric, the UK government has decided, as it begins the process of catching up with mainland... continue
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People
The Chair of Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority, Cllr David Wood, has been elected as Chair of the group of six UK transport authorities... continue
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People
Sir Brian Souter is to take over as chairman of Stagecoach next  May when Sir George Mathewson retires, despite concern that the UK corporate... continue
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Products & Services
San Franciso’s Muni plans to install a network of high-tech behavioural recognition surveillance cameras on its subway. They will be used to... continue
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Projects
A range of innovative concepts have been emerging to provide rail based transport solutions for areas of low demand over short distances. The fruits... continue
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Projects Lead Story
Daniel Wright
The announcement by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) that it is to press ahead with a long-mooted pilot scheme to test the Tram-Train concept in... continue
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Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Public transport has long traded on its green credentials and the lower carbon emissions which attend to passenger journeys on buses, trains, trams,... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
Introduction of Montpellier’s two new tramway lines has been supported by a new tram driver simulator. It is “the first of its kind in... continue
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Light Rail News
Consultant Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Hordaland Regional Council, which includes Norway’s second-largest city, Bergen, to carry out... continue
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The Product
Peter Stonham
The French passenger transport sector has achieved a strong and focused representative framework that brings the operating industry across all the... continue
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Market Lead Story
France’s rail market is perceived as being one of the most difficult in Europe for any new operator to break into. And both the giant... continue
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Politics
Roland Ries is argualbly the most significant politician in French municipal transport. He is a member of the Senate and a leading member of the... continue
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