City surgery re-energises the role of urban rail
Passenger transport does not operate in isolation. People travel for reasons, and transport systems provide a vital ingredient to economic and social life. Never more so than in and around cities. This issue of New Transit examines the partnership that mass transit needs to forge with those in charge of city economies and development to provide the successful bloodstreams of thriving urban areas. It looks at how the delivery of movement between... continue
Kassel’s tram-train connections help city flourish
Kassel is a German city of 200,000 people, lying 150 kilometres north of Frankfurt and just over an hour away on the high-speed Deutsche Bahn ICE... continue
50 years on from Dr Beeching –butcher or saviour of the railway?
Derogatory phrases such as “Beeching the Butcher”, or “Beeching’s axe” tend to appear in Britain whenever there... continue
Carsharing picks up pace, but means new challenges for urban mobility managers
The European market for Carsharing services -traditionally referred to as car clubs in the UK - continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Between... continue